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Patreon Hack: Users Now Receiving Threatening Emails

Nov 21, 2015, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)

Members of the popular Patreon crowdfunding site for makers and artists who had accounts that were open before the beginning of October are now receiving threatening emails demanding payment of one Bitcoin (about $325 U.S) or else personal information such as Social Security number, tax id, tax forms, name, address, and credit card details will be made public.

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