In Australia the scammers for four months he collected taxes from the owners of bitcoins. And do it still

At the end of October 2017 Vladimir Putin instructed to impose a tax on mining. Responsible Medvedev, term the first of July 2018. In Australia the law on the taxation of mining and cryptocurrency transactions has been adopted. Only collect taxes not only officials but fraudsters.

How to pay taxes with cryptocurrencies (in Australia)

Tax office of Australia (ATO) published on the website warning about the emergence of scammers who are represented by Agency staff and require owners of bitcoins fake taxes.

Scammers operate from the end of 2017. For today they managed to get at least $50 thousand in bitcoin. With their victims, they were contacted by phone, sent SMS and emails with the requirement to transfer money to your Bank account.

While scammers are not caught — representatives of the ATO asking the owners of cryptocurrency to contact them in the event you receive an email from fraudsters. The Ministry said that paying fake taxes, alas, does not exempt citizens from the real thing.

To distinguish between a real staff fiscal services from hackers, people are recommended to call to verify identity inspector on 1800 008 540 and never share with third parties information about their identification number of the taxpayer.

In November last year, scammers stole Bitcoins worth $ 1200 Australian trader for five years. Jason Hall said that he wanted to conduct an operation to exchange the cryptocurrency in the late evening and went to the first website in the search results. The trader entered your username and password, after which the fraudsters withdrew from the wallet by any means.

Amount within the scams are small, but on the offside of the skilled person. To deceive untrained users easier.

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