The Vermont Cynic

Email scam demands bitcoin, makes bombthreat

Email scam demands bitcoin, makes bombthreat

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

December 13, 2018

Multiple UVM community members have received an extortion scam email. CATAlert sent an email Dec. 13 warning about the scam email, which contains a “non-specific” bomb threat in exchange for bitcoin. The email stated that police services are looking into this and consider it an extortion scam. This...

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