HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The Hartford Police Division’s Fraud Unit seized $20,000 from a Bitcoin ATM situated on 71 Market Avenue. This seizure was part of their fraud investigation.
This investigation started after an aged sufferer was tricked into an internet fraud scheme and was instructed to put funds into the machine.
The Hartford Police Division wish to warn the general public to not observe directions from somebody you could have by no means met and ship them fee by way of cryptocurrency ATM.
The Hartford Police additionally recommends to not reply to a caller from an unknown quantity who claims to be an organization consultant and calls for cryptocurrency.
For those who imagine you had been the sufferer of a cryptocurrency ATM rip-off, please contact your native police division.
That is an energetic investigation. Police are asking anybody with any details about this case to name the Hartford Police Division Tip Line at (860) 722-8477.