Browsing the "Scams" Tag

Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

| Daniel Palmer

Five people have been charged in Australia over a cold-call cryptocurrency investment fraud that allegedly duped investors for over $1.8 million.

UK Finance Watchdog Mimicked in Crypto Scam Email

| Daniel Palmer

British regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, is being impersonated in an email promoting a cryptocurrency scam.

A Suspect Crypto Site Stole My Identity – and I’m Furious

| Daniel Palmer

A site called "US Veteran Token" looks to be using goodwill toward military vets to scam investors. And one of our bios was stolen to promote it.

Protestors Set Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator’s Home on Fire

| Daniel Kuhn

Before shutting down, Bitcoin Wallets' "manager" promised 100-percent returns on investors' money in just two weeks. Then they burned down his house.

Tron Says Protestors at Beijing Office Invested in Imposter Scheme

| John Biggs

The price of Tron tanked Monday on inaccurate rumors of a "police raid" at the company's office in Beijing. The real story was more interesting.

Scammer Taunts Couple Who Lost Thousands in Bitcoin Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

An Australian couple lost over AU$20,000 in a bitcoin scam, and were even taunted by the perpetrator over their losses.

‘Moderation Bot’ Blacklists Telegram Users to Tackle Crypto Scams

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain advisory firm AmaZix is launching a "moderation bot" to help stamp out cryptocurrency scams on popular messaging app Telegram.

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Irish Crypto Exchange Bitsane May Have Disappeared With Users’ Funds

| Daniel Palmer

Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane may have done a runner with users' funds, according to a report.

Six Arrested Over Cloned Crypto Exchange That Stole €24 Million

| Daniel Palmer

Europol and police agencies have busted a cloned exchange operation that stole over $27 million in bitcoin from thousands of victims.

Scammers Target Would-Be Libra Crypto Buyers With Fake Site

| Daniel Kuhn

Buyer beware: the difference between ì and i can mean the loss of a few thousand dollars if you're not careful.