ing them to send BTC and promising to send double the amount in return.Source: A screenshot, Bitcoin.org

The website is operated by anonymous bitcoiner Cobra, also known for his legal battle with Craig Wright. At the time of writing, there were no official statements by Cobra.

The domain was created back in 2008 and was updated as recently as.. a few minutes ago. pic.twitter.com/NFl1qUrpWw

— MyCrypto.com (@MyCrypto) September 23, 2021

The address, posted by the scammers now shows 8 transactions and BTC 0.4 (USD 17,657). However, it might be sent by the scammers themselves.

“I would guess that the server hosting the website has been compromised as the modal does not appear in this repo,” Bitcoin Core contributor Andrew Chow said.
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