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Novgorodians lost 1 million rubles in a fraudulent cryptocurrency transaction

Two residents of Veliky Novgorod turned victims of unknown attackers who organized a mailing listing concerning the sale of cryptocurrency. This was reported in the press service of the town Ministry of Inside Affairs.

In line with one of many victims, he obtained an e mail, the writer of which provided to buy cryptocurrency on favorable phrases.

Via the web site indicated in the letter, the Novgorodian and his acquaintance contacted the “guide”, who despatched them the main points for cost of the cryptocurrency. Every of them transferred 518 thousand rubles. Instantly after receiving the funds, the “guide” stopped contacting.

On two details of fraud, legal proceedings have been opened.

Earlier, ForkLog reported fraud in the availability of mining gear in Moscow.

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