Regional police services across Canada have issued warnings about fraudulent investment schemes involving Bitcoin, an encrypted internet currency.
Durham Regional Police Services have released a statement about residents receiving solicitations about money-making pitches involving the digital currency. Bitcoin is also reportedly being used as part as an income tax scam targeting Durham residents.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.