Scammers Push for Bitcoin Donations on Facebook’s Safety Check Following Las Vegas Shooting

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Back in 2014, Facebook launched a feature called Safety Check, which in wake of dangerous incidents allows users in an affected area to mark themselves as safe, so that family and friends can know that they are alright. Following a mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which 58 people were killed and hundreds injured, scammers tried to use the Safety Check feature to receive bitcoin donations. When a…


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