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On the BBC show Rip Off Britain Live today, Eddie and his wife Lillian explained how these fraudsters were able to steal their families money. Eddie had just recently retired after 4 decades of running his family agriculture seed business.

Now living with Parkinson’s disease, Eddie was keen to grow his savings to help him through retirement, so he turned to cryptocurrency as he had heard this is where the “investment buzz” was.

In January this year, Eddie did some research and invested £13,000 in Bitcoin via a cryptocurrency wallet which only he had the password for.

After five months, the value of Bitcoin has changed drastically, and Eddie wanted to log back in and do some trading, however he could not remember his password.

After searching online, he found a cryptocurrency wallet password recovery business who said they could help him recover his passwords if he allowed them remote access to his laptop.

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