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Ridgewood BOE Gets Hit With Bitcoin Threat Hoax

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood Police , Ptl. Kevin McKeon and Ptl. Patrick Daly responded to 49 Cottage Street on December 14th to investigate a false public alarm. Upon arrival patrol spoke with Board of Education members about a suspicious email which made a threatening statement and demanded a payment via Bitcoin currency. The email was found by the IT Department and quarantined. Further investigation determined similar emails were sent on the same date in the state of N.J. and throughout the country.

2 thoughts on “Ridgewood BOE Gets Hit With Bitcoin Threat Hoax

  1. Could not have happened to a nicer bunch of folks.

  2. Shame on you. It is that attitude of your kind that is pulling down this town

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