How do I Get Back Scammed Bitcoin?

Recovering Stolen Bitcoin
Thanks for reporting a scam to Bitcoin Who's Who. Your report can help others avoid the scam, and also helps law enforcement and investigators that are trying to track down the scammers. If you lost bitcoin and are looking to get it back, please see the guide below which lays out the next steps you can take.
Report Scam to Law Enforcement
If you lost bitcoin to a scammer, then you are the victim of a crime. Your first step should be to report the scam to your local law enforcement. If they determine that the scammer used a crypto exchange, they may be able to issue a subpoena to obtain the scammer's information so you can take them to court.

In the US, you can also click here to report it to the FBI using their online form for internet crime.
Hire an Investigator
Coinstructive
If you lost a large amount, you may want to hire a private investigator to work with law enforcement on your case. We're partnering with Coinstructive to provide investigative services, including:

  • Wallet Address Identity & Attribution
  • Transaction IDs
  • IP Addresses
  • Visual Representation of Transactions
  • A Timeline of Events
  • Subpoenable Entities
  • Suggested Next Steps
Click here to schedule a free consultation call to see if this service is right for you. Service only available in the US.
CNC Intelligence
If you lost a large amount, you may want to hire a Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator to work with law enforcement on your case. We're partnering with CNC Intelligence to provide investigative services, including:
  • Wallet Address Identities
  • Exchanges and Virtual Asset Service Providers
  • Transaction Hashes (IDs)
  • A full record of all relevant transactions
  • Visual Representation of Transactions
  • Subpoenable Entities
  • Customized Recovery Guide based on the specific circumstances of your case.
Click here to schedule a free consultation call to see if this service is right for you. US & International.