Wall Street Journal: Q&A With Silicon Valley Prosecutor Taking Aim at Crypto ‘Pig-Butchering’ Scams

Erin West has been raising the alarm in crypto law-enforcement groups on “pig-butchering,” an online grift in which trusting individuals are duped into bogus crypto investments.

A deputy district attorney in California’s Santa Clara county, which encompasses the city of San Jose and much of Silicon Valley, West said she receives multiple calls daily from victims and has for the past few years.


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