The inhabitant of the Kaluga science city caught in the trap of scammers issuing souvenir coins with bitcoin – the popular cryptocurrency.
“About aksenovskaya Department of intelligent species Gypsies sell bitcoins. My husband bought two pieces for 1000 rubles, came home – it turned out to be fake and sell them impossible. The seller claimed that they are increasingly expensive and in November, you can earn a few thousand on their course… – said the wife of the victim in the community “Typical Obninsk” the social network “Vkontakte”.
Users of the social network identified the coins in the pictures souvenir coins, which are sold through the Chinese web site AliExpress. The value of such coins is about 70 rubles. In the comments of the residents of Obninsk shared similar cases where the fraudsters tried to make souvenir coins for the antique, as well as selling silver coins, which were magnetises.
Note, to date, bitcoin has no physical embodiment, this digital currency has circulated only on the Internet. The issue is due to the computing power of millions of computers around the world.
At the same time in Kiev, for example, on streets install vending machines selling crypto-currencies for the hryvnia. This project, according Coinfox, is the founder of the KUNA Bitcoin Agency, and the exchange of cryptocurrency KUNA Michael chobanian. According to him, the Ukrainian capital will operate a few dozen machines Cryptomat and across the country – about 150.
The exchange rate of bitcoin on October 4, is 4343,2 dollar for one piece.