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      Scam Type: Cryptocurrency/Bonus Scam
      Date Reported: October 28, 2023
      Victim’s Location: CA, USA- 91950

      Scammer’s Information:

      • Location: Oregon City, OR- 97045
      • Phone Number: (619) 222-2211

      Description: A potential victim received an email promising a significant sum of money, specifically forty-four thousand dollars, purportedly as a Bitcoin bonus. This email prompted the recipient to enter their card information to claim the sum. Fortunately, upon consulting with a relative and further investigating the sender’s credentials, it was discovered to be a scam aimed at obtaining personal financial information.

      Incident Highlights:

      • The scam involved a deceptive email misleading recipients about receiving a large sum of money.
      • The victim was asked to enter card information to claim the alleged bonus.
      • The sender’s credentials were found to be fraudulent upon closer examination.

      If you have encountered a similar scam, especially if it involves the same contact number or is purported to originate from the Oregon City area, please share your experience. Your story can provide valuable insights for ongoing investigations and help protect others from falling victim to similar fraudulent schemes.

      Specific Information to Share:

      • Details of the communication received, including any email addresses, phone numbers, or other contact information.
      • The methods used to approach you and any instructions given to claim the supposed bonus.
      • Any other relevant information that could assist in identifying and tracking down the perpetrators.

      By sharing your experiences, you contribute to a collective effort to raise awareness and prevent further incidents of this nature. Let’s work together to safeguard our community against these fraudulent activities.

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