Video: What is cryptocurrency and how not to get scammed with it
The FBI’s Portland office has put together a video to explain cryptocurrency to the uninitiated and how not to be victimized by would-be scammers.
It turns out, scams involving cryptocurrency — which is a legal form of currency in the United States — are not all that different that scams involved good, old-fashioned cash.
“Any kind of traditional scam can take on a cryptocurrency twist,” says the FBI forensic accountant who was only identified by his first name Brandon in an FBI news release.
If you do become a victim, contact us at the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov) to report online crime.
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