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Ventura County – Ongoing Scams – Financial Elder Crimes using Bitcoin ATM/Kiosks

The East County Investigations Fraud/Forgery Unit has noticed a spike involving similar cryptocurrency scams over the last few months.  The scam generally targets victims age 65 or older.  The scams start with the suspect calling the victim or the victim receiving a scam email. The scam email includes a phone number for victims to call to fix a problem, like cancel an order or refund money. Please click the link for more details: