SierraHash Mining Scam Received 177 BTC In 21 Days

SierraHash Cloud Mining Scam
BitcoinWhosWho received many cloud mining fraud reports in December, but aside from the NiceHash hack, none were more remarkable than the SierraHash cloud mining scam. This multi-million dollar fraud was pulled off in just three weeks! More than 86,000 transactions since November 16 with a total received balance of 177.46647418 BTC as of yesterday.

The principle SierraHash bitcoin address:

3BTiBAEjmsP6aAkECJjb7qmqCT1srYesM9

Continue reading SierraHash Mining Scam Received 177 BTC In 21 Days

How To Buy Bitcoin For Dummies

As anyone who’s been ripped off by a bitcoin scam artist can tell you, how you buy, sell, hodl or otherwise transact in crypto is a matter of who to trust with your private key.

The most trustworthy bitcoin exchange & wallet in the United States is Coinbase.com.

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Founded in 2012, Coinbase is one of the oldest and largest bitcoin exchanges still in operation. In addition to bitcoin, they also facilitate transactions in Ethereum, Litecoin and recently began offering Bitcoin Cash. For beginners and experts looking for hassle-free storage and best-in-class security there is no better option.

Fake Coinbase Support Phone Number 1-888-455-1155

BitcoinWhosWho received a couple reports about a Coinbase support phone scam. 1-888-455-1155 is not a real Coinbase support number! It’s a fake that shows up in a lot of web search results.

The scam according to one report.

Users google “coinbase phone support” and get a phone number from google’s search results that leads them to a sophisticated scam in which an operator tells them to send money…

The scam has yielded at least 13.75 BTC so far.

Reported Bitcoin Addresses
13cumVEbnT3SSaYGtFzoQojwkMzT8ZGHud
3J9NPJ2sgUms19xnhL9MB2Ms7ynydzyBgb Continue reading Fake Coinbase Support Phone Number 1-888-455-1155

Bitcoin Hitman Email

Bitcoin Hitman Sample Email
BitcoinWhosWho received multiple independent reports of a new bitcoin ransom email threatening people with “I’ve got an order to remove you” circulating.

The addresses we know so far:
1GtWsHzvxuwFkKyhH1m8dHznE8iSdfaR7
12gzbLuWWQHHSvRkUfHUygSU9zRP8aAbKq
1GZGRKGkpdZm195aQpRHciyfPxyciT8duW

However, no blockchain transactions yet.

These are the reports as of Dec 11 2017: Continue reading Bitcoin Hitman Email

Don’t Be Fooled By Colnbase or MyEthenWallet Scams

We received two somewhat convincing phishing emails recently from colnbase.support and myethenwallet.com. Hilarious misspelling aside, it’s not so funny if one of these scams tricks you into entering your private information on the bogus websites they provide.

BitcoinWhosWho does not have any bitcoin addresses associated, please report if you know any! Continue reading Don’t Be Fooled By Colnbase or MyEthenWallet Scams

Million Dollar MyBTGWallet Scam

BitcoinWhosWho received multiple reports from around the world about a bitcoin scam run by “mybtgwallet.com” today. The total received by the addresses reported so far exceeds 261 BTC.

Actual accounts taken from selected scam reports

This site was listed on the official bitcoingold.org website as a wallet provider. It has since been removed…

Phished the mnemonic seed and stole many people’s coins. The site was linked from official bitcoin gold website.

Continue reading Million Dollar MyBTGWallet Scam

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Blackmail Scam Run on Russian Wallet Matbea

BitcoinWhosWho.com started receiving reports of a mass email attempting to blackmail recipients out of bitcoin about a month ago. The hilariously worded text always closes with “sorry for misprints, I am foreign”. Rudimentary block exploring shows at least some of these scam addresses are being consolidated on the Russian wallet service Matbea.com. Continue reading Blackmail Scam Run on Russian Wallet Matbea

Are Your Bitcoins Safe? Large Bitcoin Collider Finds Another Private Key

It was supposed to be impossible to discover a bitcoin’s private key without the owners’ consent, but the Large Bitcoin Collider “LBC” pool is proving that assumption incorrect. LBC found a 14th private key a few days ago according to their website, the first since April.

A look at the blockchain shows the address, 15K1YKJMiJ4fpesTVUcByoz334rHmknxmT, was quickly emptied to 1GaZi2TSYLns8A85yAQr1Js7Rqjrn5HGZ where the BTC still resides.