The Cleveland Heights Fire Department in Ohio, USA reminds residents to be wary of bitcoin to pay for electricity charges.

According to News 5 Cleveland, the Cleveland Heights Fire Department in Ohio, USA, asked residents to pay attention to the scammers who target the business owners. They pretended to be employees of the lighting company and asked to pay bitcoin to avoid power outages. The two most recent incidents involved scammers asking victims to pay via Bitcoin ATM. According to reports, one of the companies lost thousands of dollars. In the second incident, a company avoided fraudulent scams because a good-hearted person posted a warning on the ATM. The Cleveland Highland Fire Department reminded residents that the power company does not accept bitcoin payments.