Cops nab fraudster by tracing phone number linked to Bitcoin purchases

Cops nab fraudster by tracing phone number linked to Bitcoin purchases

A 25-year-old woman who spent $300,000 using credit card and bank account information bought with Bitcoin BTC has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Briana Burford, of Fort Lee, transferred Bitcoin to accounts linked with carding websites four times between October and December 2018. Such websites typically host stolen or otherwise illegally obtained financial and personal identification information.