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⚠️⚠️⚠️ Be Aware!! Crypto Scam In progress – Bitmantic.com ⚠️⚠️⚠️

I have just encountered a Bitcoin scam on a different level,
that’s not your typical seed theft by a fake wallet or phishing website,
these guys went beyond what I have expected, let me walk you through:

The name of the site is **”**[**Bitmantic.com**](https://bitmantic.com/)**”**

1. The scam starts with an SMS message I got, stating the following:

*Hi Osnat, as requested, we did an untaxable deposit of about €471,000 into your bitcoin portfolio at Bitmantic.com UserId: 32576475 Pass: bigvon56*

( [https://imgur.com/a2sK4UD](https://imgur.com/a2sK4UD))

2. of course, I try to login out of curiosity to see how the scam works, I use the provided login details and sure it works.
The page immediately asks to change my current password to a stronger one (at this stage I thought maybe they’ll be phish my password and try their luck on some exchanges).
( [https://imgur.com/yNFkwAE](https://imgur.com/yNFkwAE) )

3. I change the password and it even uses an OTP method of verification, I get an SMS with a code to prove my identity. (there I understood that this wasn’t the regular scam we often see)
( [https://imgur.com/Q6rZNnf](https://imgur.com/Q6rZNnf) )

4. I open the account and there is indeed the 9.5 BTC balance, I browse through the website just to see how much they actually put into this, and I find that the site is well organized, all the buttons are clickable, there are **About, Privacy, terms of service** pages with actual content.

5. of course, I do what every normal person would do, and try to withdraw the BTC,
I put my recipient address and I get an error message noting that the first withdrawal amount can’t be above 0.00014 BTC (about $7) “out of security reasons”,
so sure I try to withdraw the max amount, and I get a confirmation of the site, (here I’m sure that nothing would really happen, and probably I will get a message requesting me to put my seeds to continue the process)

6. ***What happened now blew me away.***
I get a confirmation on my **Binance** account that I have just deposited funds, and indeed my balance just increased by the $7 mentioned above. (**the scammers sent me the funds!!)**

7. Here is the catch, when I try to withdraw the rest 9.4… BTC that has left, I get a popup saying that I have a withdrawal **Min limit** of 9.5…BTC and basically I have to fund my account in order to continue. (Yea sure..) ( [https://imgur.com/EIXThbR](https://imgur.com/EIXThbR))

Please be **aware** and **share** this with your friends, anyone could fall for this out of pure greed.
You don’t usually see this level of commitment in these scams, these guys went beyond what we know, the website is clean and looks very professional and legit, they send you actual money to lure you in, and I’m sure the success rate is crazy here.

The scam is based in **Israel** from what I can tell, or at least targets Israelis as the OTP asks for an Israeli number (maybe based on location), I can tell that just by the name “Osnat” as it is a common Israeli name and not mine…
so Thank You for reading and please remember:

“***if something is too good to be true, it probably isn’t***”.

Edit: Do Not Use You Phone Number If You Want To Try This Yourself!
I don’t recommend this in anyway, just sharing my experience.



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  1. DO NOT TRY TO GET THE “FREE” 7$ they will have your phone number and know you probably hodl some crypto and can do a SIM swap and drain your wallets! This post might be the real scam!!!

  2. OP’s information on this scam is misinformed. The way this works is you have to verify with a phone number. They send you $7 of stolen Bitcoin on the off chance you deposit more to hit their withdrawal limit. That’s a distraction. While you’re busy fiddlefucking with the withdrawal function, they do what’s called a SIM swap. This is where they plug in your phone number into a code generator for I.e. Verizon FiOS. This will text you a code… the same code you gave them during registration. See where this is going? They are able to use your phone number to now login to your service provider and enable “third party bill-pay”. At this point they can effectively use your phone bill’s account balance as a credit card and clean you out.

    TLDR: if you gave them a phone number and the verification code you are FUCKED

  3. A team of 3, we managed to take 740$ (Yes, that mean one of the withdraw was 5$ not 7$!) using phone number from a voip provider at $0.10/numbers… we will resume when they open again (there’s no longer any funds to withdraw, it seem)

  4. Over the past couple of days a series of people have lost their Bitcoin to a scam platform known as mycryptomixer.com … Most notable is an individual who’s lost his life savings which equate to 13 Bitcoin!!!They are a shady platform and even going to their site raises all the red flags… they ask you a question saying “why trust us?” And go ahead to give you cliche reasons. Do not fall victim to their trickery… read here;

    [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5319713.0](https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5319713.0)

    [https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/lwerj8/user_loses_13_btc650k_to_mycryptomixercom/](https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/lwerj8/user_loses_13_btc650k_to_mycryptomixercom/)

  5. Hah, I managed to log in and see the dashboard, but can’t withdraw because in order to help me save the balance cannot go any lower or some shit man someone has put some effort into this thing.

  6. Hope anyone who tries this for a free $7 has a secure exchange profile with multi levels of security. The scammers are harvesting telephone numbers to do SIM swaps or other methods of breaking into your accounts. And the $7 worth of BITCOIN you think you stole from the scammers is probably Bitcoin stolen from someone else. Don’t get greedy people.

  7. 9.5 btc minimum withdrawal limit…. How does that make any sense? If a real exchange has a minimum limit like that, they would have no customers and zero volume. How do people fall for clear scams like this?

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