Fake Bomb Threat Emails Demanding Bitcoins Sparked Chaos Across US, Canada

    Date14 Dec 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    "Pay $20,000 worth of bitcoin, or a bomb will detonate in your building" A massive number of businesses, schools, government offices and individuals across the US, New Zealand and Canada on Thursday received bomb threats via emails that caused nationwide chaos, forcing widespread evacuations and police response. The bomb threat emails were apparently sent by spammers, threatening people that someone has planted bombs within their building that will be detonated unless a bitcoin payment of $20,000 is paid by the end of the business day.

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