Bitcoin Extortion Letters Threaten Pizza Restaurants with Yelp Libel

Pizza restaurant owners in America have been bombarded with letters threatening them with bad online publicity including bad reviews on sites such as Yelp, as well as physical damage such as food contamination — and demanding payment in Bitcoin, according to a report by veteran security blogger Brian Krebs.

Source: www.welivesecurity.com

The pizza in the photo looks like it deserves a bad review, but setting that aside, here is yet another example of Yelp reviews being used as a form of extortion. Click on the photo to get the complete article.

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