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[Scam of The Week] New ‘US State Police’ Phishing Extortion Scam Includes Contact Numbers

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Our friend Larry Abrams at Bleeping computer warned: “A new extortion scam is underway that pretends to be from a US State Police detective who is willing to delete child porn evidence if you send them $2,000 in Bitcoins. Pretending to be from a state police detective is a new twist, but what really stands out is that they also include a contact phone number that can be used to call the scammer.