June 10, cryptocurrency YouTube channel Crypto Plumber warned its users about a new wave of Scam on behalf of Bitmain. Attackers send clients letters in which the offer to buy the defunct miner Antminer S11. Leading channel not just received a letter, but a phone call with this offer.
Earlier in may, on a smartphone video blogger received a call from China. Caller girl asked politely not asked if Respondent buy a new miner from Bitmain Antminer S11. The blogger replied that they would love to hear about the miracle of technology, and then decide about the purchase. Confused its called the price of $2399, so the blogger refused to buy. As it turned out from the official statements of the company Bitmain asika S11 does not exist, and the caller was a Scam.
Yesterday, June 10, email all of the blogger received a letter with a proposal to buy a new device Bitmain. The declared characteristics of asika sound is simply magical. Judge for yourself:
- Hasrat: 79.5 TH +/-5%
- Power consumption: 1400w
- Rated voltage: 11.60 ~13.00 V
- Dimensions: 301mm(length) x 123mm(width) x 155mm(height)
- Weight: 5.5 kg
- Price:2300 USD
Discount coupon: 100 USD
Total price: 2200 USD or BTC 0.27659, 1.70807 BCH, 16.54135 LTC
Just below the letter ready QR codes for payment in BTC, LTC and BCH.
What about the claimed Hasrat? Just a monster, not asik.
Unfortunately, some customers Bitmain has led to such a tempting offer and acquired a nonexistent device, enriching criminals. The fact that the heading of the letter contains the actual user data and the address. This is hard not to believe.
Letters received absolutely every customer, Bitmain who once bought anything from the company and thus it appeared in the database.
The topic is hotly debated on the forums, Reddit and Bitcointalk. Users just angry from the fact that such a technical giant like Bitmain, leaked the data. The main question that worries everyone — it’s a hack or a Scam pulled off by one of the employees having the access to the mailbox? at the moment Bitmain has not made any statements.