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Bitcoin Scam reported by Penang Bridge International Marathon 2013 Officials

By on October 9, 2013


It’s been a crazy week again in the Bitcoin ecosystem.

I was informed by Exabytes and they informed me that a scammer / group of scammers, had created multiple Mailchimp accounts to send out scam emails. In that email, there was a “purported Bitcoin Draw” by the Penang Bridge International Marathon organizers.

This is a SCAM !!. So DO NOT send Bitcoins to that Bitcoin address.

Here is the sample of the scam link that misused the URL of, and

Apart from that, the scammer also used my nickname and leaked data on the Marathan participants and another scam email from 24 Sept 2013, misused the Bitcoin Foundation name.

DISCLAIMER: is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Penang Bridge International Marathon 2013. The

Penang Bridge International Marathon 2013 Official announcements:


2. Updates on Bitcoin Scam Email [ 3 October 2013 ]

For more info:
Penang Bridge International Marathon Secretariat
Level 53, Komtar, Georgetown, Penang, 10503 Malaysia.
Hotline +6016-411 0000 / +604-6505136 (Mon~Fri 9am~5pm)
Fax: +604-2618744