Reports of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange scams surged in the U.K. last year, while total reported losses dropped, says the FCA.
The Federal Trade Commission is suing a crowdfunder who promised a smart backpack but instead spent the proceeds on bitcoin.
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Losses arising from cryptocurrency hacks and fraud may have reached as high as $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, CipherTrace estimates.
Australia saw a surge in reports of scams involving cryptocurrencies last year, according to the country's consumer watchdog.
There's a website out there masquerading as Bakkt in an apparent attempt to bilk people out of their bitcoin.
Alabama's securities agency has led the way on enforcement against ICO fraudsters, using investigation techniques pioneered chasing gun runners.
Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that amassed about $68.70 million.
An official, verified Twitter account owned by Google has become the latest to be hacked to host a crypto "giveaway" scam.
A fake news site used images of New Zealand's prime minister in sponsored posts on Facebook to promote a bitcoin firm.