A woman in New Jersey is suspected of using a $300,000 fraud scheme to purchase stolen personal data using Bitcoin

According to NJ, a woman in Bergen County, New Jersey, admitted on Thursday that she was involved in a telecom fraud program involving online purchases of financial information for fraudsters worth more than $300,000. US federal prosecutor Craig Carpenito announced that 25-year-old Briana Burford has pleaded guilty in the federal court in Newark. Court documents show that Burford uses Bitcoin to trade on websites that provide stolen personally identifiable data, including stolen credit card and bank account information. From October to December 2018, she made a total of four transactions.