Bitcoin Extorsion Email

There are a number of bitcoin extorsion scams emails going around.
There have been a number of data breaches these past 10 years, and there is a growing pool of passwords that have been made available on the public or dark web.
There is an article about a similar one here.

Check that your current email account password is not on one of those lists, and change it ASAP if it is.
Go to: https://haveibeenpwned.com/
Have I Been Pwned allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your email address has been compromised.

Here is some advice from the FTC on How to avoid a Bitcoin blackmail scam:

Threats, intimidation and high-pressure tactics are classic signs of a scam. Learn how to stay ahead of clever crooks with these practical tips: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0060-10-things-you-can-do-avoid-fraud, and check out the ways you can kkeep your personal information secure: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0272-how-keep-your-personal-information-secure.


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