Austrian Bitcoin Scam: 10,000 Victims Lose 12,000 BTC ($115 Million)


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An alleged scam involving investments in bitcoin in Austria has reportedly affected over ten thousand investors in the country and around Europe. Details are emerging about an Austrian investment scheme, dubbed “Optioment”, where its operators have reportedly stolen some 12,000 bitcoins (approx. $116 million in current prices) from over 10,000 victims invested in the scheme.

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Posted by Samburaj Das on February 15, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/austrian-bitcoin-scam-10000-victims-lose-12000-btc-115-million/

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