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Elderly Oahu man loses $11K to cryptocurrency con artist

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Will, a 73-year-old Makiki resident who wished to keep his name private, is now left unsure of how he will pay his rent or buy food after being conned out of $11,000.

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Will, a 73-year-old Makiki resident who wished to keep his name private, is now left unsure of how he will pay his rent or buy food after being conned out of $11,000. 

Will received a phone call about three weeks ago from a man claiming his bank account was compromised and he needed to transfer money to a "virtual wallet" using a Bitcoin kiosk at the Hele gas station on King Street.

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