Is 165aBmgtQJFDLkSYPU5C8jq5gpnAtHdKBh a scam Bitcoin address?


Is this bitcoin address authentic: 165aBmgtQJFDLkSYPU5C8jq5gpnAtHdKBh

I sent BTC to the address for Paypal funding but no response from them since yesterday.


Posted 2016-12-06T04:27:44.707

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Question was closed 2016-12-07T04:47:13.233

Please don't use all caps in titles or anywhere else. – Nate Eldredge – 2016-12-06T04:34:29.580



There is no way to know. Bitcoin addresses are designed to be used only once. As you can see here, nobody except you has ever sent coins to that address, and in all likelihood nobody else ever will. And Bitcoin addresses are anonymous, so it is likely to be difficult to trace the address to its owner.

Nate Eldredge

Posted 2016-12-06T04:27:44.707

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Hard to tell if the is bound an authentic PayPal address unless there is an xpub extended key correlation service that is rendered through a trusted channel. Whatever the case, the 0.12 BTC deposited is gone.


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