Trezor One scam: too many copies of the wallet in circulation
Trezor One scam: too many copies of the wallet in circulation
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Trezor One scam: too many copies of the wallet in circulation

By Ilaria Stirpe - 26 Nov 2018

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Trezor has warned its customers against scams that use fake wallets to steal cryptocurrencies.

There would be many individuals who sell copies of Trezor One, and then steal the virtual currencies that are deposited there.

The company claimed to be well aware of the presence of legitimate clones of its Trezor One, which are manufactured by other companies with different names, but it is the first time that the news spreads about this way of using copies to scam customers by stealing the tokens deposited on a fake hardware wallet.

You would not entrust your money to somebody who has already cheated you by selling you a different product than you thought you were buying. We, therefore, recommend not to use this device and report it to us, which would help us fight these scams and provide you with a legitimate device.

An essential element indicated by the company to avoid this scam and distinguish the original Trezor One from fake ones is the price that diverges very significantly due to unjustified discounts.

Another method is to look out for the anti-forgery hologram that always accompanies the original products and that is also presented in the activation video of the wallet. In addition, the company invites to contact official channels when purchasing the product, including of course the official Trezor website.

Ilaria Stirpe

Ilaria Stirpe, born in the 1990s, expert in Digital Marketing, currently holds the role of CMO in The Cryptonomist. Growth Hacker, Social Media Specialist, Sem and Seo specialist graduated with honors from La Sapienza University in Rome. He achieves several masters and certificates in: Business marketing & project management; Product marketing and management for businesses, Facebook for business, social media marketing; engagement & advertising, SEO specialist and others. Previously he worked as a Web writer, SEO specialist and TV reporter

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