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York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office warns residents of scam blackmailing for bitcoin

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Posted at 2:54 PM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 14:54:42-04

YORK COUNTY, Va. - The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office warns residents of a scam demanding bitcoin.

Officials say they have received many calls over the weekend regarding an email scam.

The email claims to have video of the resident visiting pornographic sites and threatened to send it to family, unless sent bitcoin.

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office says do not be fooled by the email.