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.
they stole all my funds through Bitcoin gold.org official website they asked for my seed phrase phrase to claim btg but they stole my btc
Phished the seed mnemonic of many people under false pretense as a way to get BTG after the fork. The link to this website was listed on the official bitcoin gold website (bitcoingold.org), and was also deemed “safe and secure” by the team.
Claiming BTG Bitcoin Gold ends up with empty BTG BTC ETH Wallets..
The MyBTGWallet scam addresses:
Four of these scam addresses use wallet “002433bbffafc761” which according to WalletExplorer.com has 2,154 other address associated.
Fraud victims can report here
UK: ActionFraud https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
Canada: Anti Fraud Centre http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/
Russia: ?? if you know these or others please leave in comments
And, of course, always report scam addresses to BitcoinWhosWho. Just lookup the address and select “Report Scam”. The more we know collectively, the more likely we are to identify the owner and deter future frauds.