UK Man Scammed Out of $282,000 by Fake Brokers in Crypto Scam

A man in Nottinghamshire, England, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims to have had £200,000 (about $282,000) stolen from him in a crypto scam by fake brokers, according to decrypt. The scammers convinced him to invest his money in a bogus brokerage firm that promised substantial returns in the bull market for bitcoin. The scammers also tricked the man into giving them remote access to his computer, where they stole sensitive personal information and took out loans in his name.