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Bitcoin Wallet - Buy BTC

latest release: 3.5.9 ( 13th July 2021 ) last analysed  22nd July 2021 Not functioning anymore 
4.3 ★★★★★
20617 ratings
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1st January 2019

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The Analysis 

Update 2021-07-22: It took Google 8 months to remove this app after we called it a blatant scam. Below is our review from 2020-11-30.

The wallet re-branded at some point to Coinbox Bitcoin Wallet and is now a blatant scam.

As demonstrated by “BTC Sessions” Ben the wallet features a mnemonic backup that is purely decorative and has nothing to do with your wallet. Ben mentions a few more red flags that convinced us to not give them the benefit of the doubt. This is the sort of wallet we try to warn you of. It is also obfuscating the app, so it gets a bit harder to figure out what’s going on but the evidence as presented in the video leaves no other conclusion.

Do not use this app. You will lose your money.

(lw)

Verdict Explained

This product went out of business ... or so. Read the analysis for details.

As part of our Methodology, we ask:

Is the product still supported by the still existing provider? If not, we tag it Defunct! 

Discontinued products or worse, products of providers that are not active anymore, are problematic, especially if they were not formerly reproducible and well audited to be self-custodial following open standards. If the provider hasn’t answered inquiries for a year but their server is still running or similar circumstances might get this verdict, too.