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I got a similar email with a password I don't even remember. Like it had to have been from almost twenty years ago. I don't use my camera or record jack so they lost me with those threats.
I received the same exact email today!! This is really crazy!! People have nothing else better to do. Something about a lurid video captured on my non-existent webcam. Just got email that they had password and wanted in bitcoin in 24 hrs who do i report this too.
Local police have full plate with covid 19 just want to register complaint and block this scammer. This is extortion! I have received two such emails over the last 6 days. I deleted and blocked and ignored. Today I received a very angry email about my deliberate ignore of the previous emails. This followed a whole bunch of threats if I go to the media with it, inform anyone else about or not pay.
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Search form Search. Scams telling you to pay with Bitcoin on the rise. Share this page Facebook Twitter Linked-In. November 26, by Cristina Miranda. Blog Topics:. Comments Mister Ed November 26, reply. LJ April 11, reply. I just had the exact same thing. I just reported it. Nairita Dutta April 16, reply. I got the exact same email from a Suzy Fedora.
RM April 16, reply. I just got on like that today as well. Ximbalou April 18, reply. I received the same kind of email. Did they send any information to your contacts? Ken L April 22, reply. RC May 3, reply. Juny May 21, reply. I just got tge exact text but they said 6 instead of 7 people. Jonathan May 25, reply. JB May 26, reply. YourBoy May 27, reply. I reported also. Over it May 30, reply. I just got the exact same one right now. Rachel May 18, reply. Velveteen dream April 16, reply.
Lucie April 18, reply. Adam broome May 15, reply. This guys are crazy, they once told me to pay in usd bitcoin. Aeesha August 11, reply. Hope you didn't pay. I was also scammed in similar situation. RSC April 22, reply. Joe April 22, reply. Did anything become of it? Lizzy April 23, reply. CH April 23, reply. April 23, reply. Bruce April 27, reply. SLK April 23, reply. Don't use your May 14, reply. They got my old password too the sender was sales.
LAB April 28, reply. Got that same one today. Rtm April 29, reply. Bobc May 4, reply. Got same thing today. This is blatant but there are others, harder to spot, like the many ICOs that appear like mushrooms after the rain. Some are legit, but many are pure scam. All the above are a big reason for Google to ban Bitcoin ads.
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