U.S. grocer Kroger calls Bitcoin Cash press release fraudulent

Disclaimer: This article originally reported that Kroger will accept Bitcoin Cash. Since then, it has been modified based on the new information.

American grocery chain Kroger denies that it accepts cryptocurrency payments.

Major retailer Said that one Press release Indicates that Bitcoin Cash will be accepted (Bitcoin cash) Is a scam in all its stores and online purchases.

According to Reuters, Kroger is the second retailer to become such a scam recently.

Kroger before Get involved In the field of cryptocurrency; in 2020, the company began to provide Bitcoin (Bitcoin) Reward in its store through the encryption-based reward platform Lolli.

Cryptocurrencies have gradually entered vertical grocery stores in various forms. In 2019, Safeway, another major U.S. grocery chain Start offering bitcoin rewards Through Lolli, similar to Kroger.

Earlier this summer, crypto ATM company Coin Cloud announced Prepare to install the machine 29 HEB supermarket locations in Houston, Texas.

The underlying blockchain technology of cryptocurrency will also play an important role in the grocery industry. A 2019 study by research firm Gartner predicted that 20% of the world’s top 10 grocers Blockchain will be used by 2025.