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03/29/2022

Mansfield woman issues warning after losing $5,500 in cryptocurrency fraud

5 News Cleveland

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Lois Guthery of Mansfield has lost much of her confidence in trusting anyone after she lost $5,500 in a cryptocurrency-related fraud last month.

Guthery said it started with an email she thought was coming from the Best Buy Geek Squad involving a service contract, but when she contacted the number in the email, the fake Geek Squad clerk told her he made a mistake, accidentally depositing $5,500 into her account.

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