Fake Website Mimicking Bakkt Platform Fails to Scam Crypto Community

The apparently fraudulent website failed to scam crypto investors after announcing a fake additional funding round in BTC.

A new Bitcoin (BTC) scam website representing digital assets platform Bakkt has appeared on the internet, with its domain “” registered on Jan. 31.

The fake Bakkt website claims that the launch of the platform will take place on March 12, also offering investors a chance to participate in another funding round, accepting “investments” in Bitcoin.

Citing official data from the genuine Bakkt blog, the fake website mentions that the upcoming digital asset platform had raised $182.5 million in the end of 2018, and announced a second investment round for “all interested investors who believe in the future of the cryptocurrency market.”

Alleged scam Bakkt website, snapshot on Feb. 7

Alleged scam Bakkt website, snapshot on Feb. 7. Source: WebArchive

The new funding round, allegedly closing on Feb. 25, required just a…

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2019-02-08 12:04:00

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