Japanese Company to Accept Bitcoin Via Bitflyer

The 24 used car dealerships will start accepting bitcoin on December 20
19 December 2017   1849

Idom Inc., one of Japan’s used car automotive groups has partnered with the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer to enable bitcoin payments at its dealerships across Japan.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange listed Idom Inc. involved in the distribution and sale of used cars. Formerly known as Gulliver International Co. Ltd, the company has been operating a network of stores that buy and sell used cars across Japan since 1994.

Idom Inc. announced last week that its imported used car chain called Liberala will start accepting bitcoin on December 20. The chain specializes in Bentleys, BMWs, and Audis.

The 24 Liberala stores will accept bitcoin payments in amounts up to 100 million yen ($888,000) per purchase. The stores are located in Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, Chugoku / Shikoku, and Kyushu.

Starting with 26 dealerships, the company also plans to add bitcoin payments to 550 additional locations.

G Suite & Target Twitter Accounts Hacked

Scammers hacked verified G Suite and Target Twitter account to use it for another fake "crypto giveaway"; 5.8634 bitcoins received
14 November 2018   99

Twitter accounts of one of the leaders in US retail Target and Google G Suite services were hacked by unknown, who immediately announced the free giveaway of bitcoins. The legitimate owners returned access to their pages quickly enough, but fraudsters still managed to get about $ 30,000.

After hacking the account G Suite, which has more than 800k subscribers, announced the distribution of 10 000 BTC. As reported by The Next Web, this post was deleted after 10 minutes. At the moment, Google has not commented on the situation.

Scammers message
Scammers message

Account Target, which has a little less than 2M subscribers, announced the distribution of 5 000 BTC.

Representatives Target confirmed hack of account, starting an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

Early this morning, our Twitter account was inappropriately accessed. The access lasted for approx. half an hour & one fake tweet was posted during that time about a bitcoin scam. We have regained control of the account, are in close contact with Twitter & are investigating now.

As exploers show, there were no transfers to the of hackers of the G Suite account. However, with the help of a post on the Target page, attackers were able to get 5.8634 bitcoins.