DALY CITY, Calif. – Police in Daly Metropolis are investigating an incident that occurred final week wherein a person was reportedly duped out of roughly $27,000 in Bitcoin.
On Jan. 14 at 11:45 a.m., a 48-year-old Daly Metropolis resident reported he believed he had fell sufferer to a rip-off, in response to the Daly Metropolis Police Division.
The sufferer informed police he acquired a textual content message saying there have been makes an attempt to alter the password to his T-Cell account.
The sufferer known as what he thought was the T-Cell quantity and was informed there have been makes an attempt to alter his password and code to his account and that T-Cell was in a position to freeze the account.
He mentioned he then acquired a brand new passcode to an outdated e-mail tackle he used for a Bitcoin account he had.
The sufferer informed police he believed the e-mail account could have been hacked.
A short while later, he acquired a name from a blocked quantity and was informed the caller labored for a agency known as Ledger that dealt along with his Bitcoin account and the account had been hacked.
The caller requested the sufferer’s passcode and nameless account identification numbers, and the sufferer supplied the knowledge to the caller.
The sufferer then checked his Bitcoin account and discovered all the funds have been gone.
The sufferer informed police there was roughly $27,000 within the Bitcoin account.