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Police: Westport also receiving phony bitcoin email scam

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A warning has been using for residents in Westport by the police of a phony bitcoin scam that’s been going around the nation.  

Related: Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US, Wallingford and New Britain included  

Officials have confirmed that they have gotten several complaints about a phony bitcoin scam.

Police say emails were sent out trying to get money form businesses. Westport is not the first place to receive these strange messages, as it’s been happening in surrounding towns as well.

If you get the email, police urge to contact them. 

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