Madison police are the latest law enforcement agency nationwide that has received a calls today regarding an emailed bomb scare scam.
It appears criminals are sending similar emails to businesses and schools across the country, according to a Madison police incident report.
The emails contain a narrative where people are being told there is an explosive device in their building, and that to stop any possible detonation they need transfer Bitcoin funds to a designated address.
Anyone getting one of these emails, can delete it. This is a scam, police say.
For more go to WKOW: https://wkow.com/news/top-stories/2018/12/13/madison-police-warn-nationwide-email-bomb-threat-is-a-hoax/