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Report fraud to your local police. If you know how to find the Internet Service Provider (ISP) of a website, you can report the website to their ISP. Remember that Bitcoin is like cash. No supervisor is in charge of your cash payments, there is no central authority. When someone tricks you out of cash, you don't report them to the banknote printer or coin ...


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Unfortunately there is slim chance of you getting back anything. Like @RedGrittyBrick responded on your question, you need to go to the police report all of it with as much evidence as you have. I know from experience that this is not easy and you may need to relive all the stuff you have experienced. At least you can use this as a sort of closure, knowing ...


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Do I need to screen share so that they can see my Bitcoin Wallet is genuine? No. If a genuine person was concerned about paying to the wrong address, they just need to read out over the phone the address you gave them and have you confirm it is correct. A genuine business that is closing down is much more likely to send you a message saying something like ...


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I understand wallets are disposable and can be generated infinitely, but my concern is tied to the fact that something so disposable can be yet unique. Perhaps this related question would be of interest to you: Is it possible to brute force bitcoin address creation in order to steal money? Essentially, there are 2^160 possible addresses. This number looks ...


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What should I do if a scammer obtained access to my crypto wallet? Abandon the wallet. Do not ever use it again, since the scammer has full access to it. Are there any further risks other than losing the money contained within it? If your account is KYC'd and the scammer has access to it, then the scammer could use the account to engage in nefarious/...


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The MtGox exploit you mention used transaction malleability to trick a recipient into thinking they would get paid, when in fact, they wouldn't. It works because only one of two broadcast transactions will ever get into the blockchain. Simply looking at the historical data in the blockchain will reveal only that a valid transaction went through, nothing ...


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