Two priests in Russia were victims of cryptocurrency fraudsters. Their story was told to the TV channel “360”.
Deacon Andrey from St.-Petersburg has received in the social network a message saying that a certain Natalia Gurina from Thailand donated to the Church of 300 thousand rubles in the cryptocurrency. The woman reported that earns bitcoins, so I sent a handout in the form of a digital asset.
Crook sent the priest a link to a phishing site to create a cryptocurrency wallet. The resource was provided that to receive funds, you must pay 4 700 rubles. The priest, in turn, decided to pay.
“Creating a wallet to another website, you would see that it received the bitcoins, but actually on your screen displays the wallet of the scammer and the money you make, ostensibly to check, in fact go to criminal”, – commented the expert on cyber security Aristarchus Gutman.
A similar situation occurred in Novokuznetsk, where from actions of the swindler suffered by the Abbot parish priest Alexei.
ForkLog previously reported that cryptomathic deceived the inhabitant of Cheboksary 1.5 million rubles.