Illinois AG Warns Consumers About Cryptocurrency Scams

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning Illinoisans about cryptocurrency scams.  The Attorney General’s office is aware of reports that people have been contacted by scammers who pose as cryptocurrency investors and promise significant investment returns or offer cryptocurrency investment advice.  The scammers either ask that money be sent to them directly or refer people to a website or app that looks authentic but that the scammer controls  Scammers will then take the investor’s money and disappear.