Aylmer Police are investigating after they are saying a person misplaced $141,000 in a Bitcoin cryptocurrency rip-off over the span of half a yr.
A 60-year-old Aylmer man advised police he arrange an account by way of an SPX Markets funding firm, investing roughly $141,000 between January and July of 2021.
Police say he grew to become suspicious of the funding and stopped after the 2 males continued to stress him to take a position extra money.
In December 2021, the sufferer discovered that the funding was a rip-off and reported it to the police.
Police say the tackle used for the preliminary funding was traced to Europe.
Aylmer police are warning residents to be cautious about cryptocurrency scams, together with blackmail, faux exchanges, and free giveaways.
The investigation is ongoing and anybody with data is requested to name Aylmer Police or Crime Stoppers.
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