PRICE, Utah — A Price woman is sharing her story after she was scammed out of hundreds of dollars in a cryptocurrency scheme.
Crystal Racassi says a woman befriended her on Facebook, and told her about a great opportunity to invest in Bitcoin.
“Facebook actually was how it started, a girl reached out to me, started talking to me, it was like a friendship,” said Racassi.
Crystal was instructed by a company out of the UK to put $300 into a cryptocurrency app, Coinbase. She did, and then sent those funds to the company. Not only did she never get back the initial investment, but she was asked to pay a fee to withdraw her money.
Racassi eventually realized she had been scammed.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are becoming more mainstream, and for some, have led to a big pay day. As more people look to invest in the digital currency,…