UK teen made 48 BTC with Google ad promoting his scam site
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October 27, 20213 min read, 542 words

UK teen made 48 BTC with Google ad promoting his scam siteUK teen made 48 BTC with Google ad promoting his scam site

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Published: October 27, 2021  |  3 min read, 542 words
A "sophisticated" teenager has had £2.1m ($2.88m) in cryptocurrency confiscated after he set up a phishing site and advertised it on Google, duping consumers into handing over gift voucher redemption codes. The schoolboy set up a website impersonating gift voucher site Love2Shop...
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Oct 29
This is a well-written, nuanced, and balanced report on this particular individual's online fraud. My only critique of the article is that it did not link out to any of the original sources where the quotes within the piece are derived.
Oct 29
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