No team, plagiarized white paper, McAfee pump, promises of bitcoin-like returns, brand hijacking, a fake blog. Welcome to ICO-land.
A report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission indicates that Australians lost millions of dollars to crypto-related scams in 2017.
Another cryptocurrency project has been busted by law enforcement in China for allegedly soliciting money from investors with fraudulent claims.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make sure investors know what a scam ICO looks like. Even if it has to launch its own.
Long-running groups using the popular social network are finding that separating education from financial advice isn't as easy as it sounds.
Martin Lewis, a British personal finance writer, is suing Facebook for allowing his likeness to be used in scammers' advertisements on the platform.
Twitter's blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world.
Until regulators come up with rules to curb pump-and-dump schemes, investors need to be extra cautious so they don’t get taken for a ride.
Scams, death, network takeover attacks. There's no shortage of strange ways users can lose money in the cryptocurrency wild west.
It's unclear how Twitter identifies which accounts to penalize for propagating cryptocurrency scams.