Posted: Wed 5th Aug 2020

Police issue alert after Bitcoin scam see £2,250 taken from North Wales man’s bank account

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales

Police have issued an alert after a man from Denbighshire had £2,250 taken from his bank account as part of a Bitcoin scam.

The man from Trefnant saw an advert for the cryptocurrency and an expressed an interest.

Officers said he was then “hounded” until he gave his bank details.

Members of the North Wales Police Central Community Safety Team said: “He paid for £250 pounds worth, which he authorised the payment for and then he was taken for another £2000.


“Be aware of adverts online, they might not be who they claim to be.”

“Bitcoin DSC_2368” by btckeychain is licensed under CC BY 2.0



Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com

LATEST NEWS...

Economy Minister Ken announces £140m to support Welsh businesses including local lockdown funds

News

Snowdonia scenes ‘irresponsible’ says Minister

News

Flintshire on “quite high alert” as latest figures show county heading towards local lockdown

News

Longer treatment waits expected as health services restart

News

Fund to support creative freelancers affected by Covid-19 launches in Wales

News

Further local coronavirus restrictions introduced from Monday to “control coronavirus rises” in South Wales

News

Armed police and helicopter deployed to Mold following reports of a man with meat cleaver

News

Three dogs rescued from Blacon house following kitchen fire

News

Call to ‘Protect the NHS’ as Wales heads into winter

News