Google has withdrawn outsourced work from a Filipino contact center whose employees were involved in a Bitcoin scam.

According to Newsbytes.PH, Google has confirmed that the company has moved some of the outsourced work from a Sykes Philippines office in Cebu City to another provider in the country.

Google has taken on the job of a subcontractor whose employees were involved in a Bitcoin scamGoogle has taken on the job of a subcontractor whose employees were involved in a Bitcoin scam

On the Philippines In social media posts, it was alleged that some outsourcing company employees siphoned around 60 million Philippine pesos ($ 1.23 million) from Google gift cards and converted them into bitcoins. Sykes told the media that he found employees violating his standards of conduct, but did not mention what those violations were.

Cryptocurrency fraud has increased lately. The UK’s National Cyber ​​Security Center (NCSC) has taken action against fake celebrity endorsements for Bitcoin online. Cointelegraph previously reported that scammers out Call center They had started offering fraudulent investment programs in Bitcoin.

The Philippines were a bit crypto friendly. Recently, The country’s central bank announced that it is considering issuing central bank digital currency (CBDC).