2016/07/31 3:00 PM
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A bitcoin buyer has undergone quite a scare after being robbed at knifepoint. 32-year-old Steve Manos of Lake Worth, Florida set out to take part in what he thought was a routine bitcoin sale last Sunday in a nearby parking lot. The thieves, whom Manos had done business with before, held him at knifepoint in the street before making off with the $28,000 USD he had brought for the respective purchase.
While unable to chase the thieves down, Manos later provided the phone number he used to contact the men before to the local sheriff’s office, which was able to arrest one of the burglars. 34-year-old Andre Allen now faces charges of armed robbery, burglary,…