A police officer walks in an intersection closed off by police tape on California Street in San Francisco on December 13, 2018, after an emailed bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. Photo: AP

Bitcoin bomb threat ‘hoaxes’ sweep Canada and the US, triggering evacuations

  • The bomb threats included ransom demands of US$20,000 in bitcoin
  • Businesses, schools, universities, newsrooms and religious centres were evacuated in response to the threats
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A police officer walks in an intersection closed off by police tape on California Street in San Francisco on December 13, 2018, after an emailed bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. Photo: AP
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