In March a group of unidentified persons stole 20 thousand dollars from the developer of the cryptocurrency PRIZM Yuri Mayorov. The company representative then stated that the attackers were going to not only steal money, but also to seize the technology of the coin. Now a similar thing happened in Singapore there two swindlers attacked a man who was going to buy their bitcoin for cash. This writes Cointelegraph.
Fraud with Bitcoin
According to the newspaper, the victim pang June Howe came to Singapore from Malaysia to buy bitcoins. He agreed with the two traders who had a personal meeting to sell him the coins. After receiving the money, the swindlers promised to translate a few bitcoins in his wallet of the cryptocurrency.
At the meeting all went according to plan — men attacked Howe took his bag and tried to escape. They were detained a day later — the money, the scammers managed to spend on luxury items, including Rolex watches.
During a press conference on the case, the Commissioner of police of Singapore Arthur Lowe told, which is very strange to buy Bitcoin directly through the transfer of money. And it is difficult to argue.
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