Browsing the "scam" Tag

Musk Impostors Hack Lawmaker, Publisher Accounts in New Crypto Scams

| Aditi Hudli

A number of verified Twitter accounts were hacked to look like Elon Musk's as part of an effort to defraud owners of bitcoin.

Twitter Promoted a Fake Elon Musk Crypto Giveaway Scam

| Stan Higgins

A verified Twitter account masquerading as Elon Musk was used to publish and circulate a promoted tweet for a crypto scam Thursday.

India’s Ruling Party Accused of Involvement in ‘Mega Bitcoin Scam’

| Muyao Shen

The largest political party in India is accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of being involved in a bitcoin scam to launder money.

Scam Twitter Profile Impersonates 6 Different Crypto Accounts

| David Floyd

Filmmaker Seif Elsbei's Twitter account has been hacked, and took on the personas of at least six different cryptocurrency developers and exchanges.

Vietnam Investigates ICO Fraud After $660 Million in Losses Reported

| David Floyd

A team that conducted two token sales involving thousands of investors has gone dark.

Scammers Are Posing As Crypto Exchange Support Staff, Says FBI

| Nikhilesh De

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center warned against criminals who pretend to be tech support for crypto exchanges.

$50 Million Gone? South African Police Probe Suspected Bitcoin Ponzi

| Nikhilesh De

As much as $50 million may have been lost by an international group of investors after putting their money into a bitcoin investment group.

BitConnect Lawsuits Are Piling Up In Florida

| Nikhilesh De

Another lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed in Florida against BitConnect.

South Korea: North Korea Stole Millions From Crypto Exchanges Last Year

| Nikhilesh De

The South Korean National Intelligence Service claimed North Korea stole "billions of won" in cryptocurrencies last year.

Bee Token ICO Stung by $1 Million Phishing Scam

| Nikhilesh De

Due to a phishing scam, investors in the Bee Token ICO have actually sent nearly $1 million to malicious actors instead.