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Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)
Indian Agency 'Unfreezes' Bank Account of Crypto Exchange WazirX
The account was frozen in relation to the "illegal loan apps" scam investigation, which has come under the national spotlight.
Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)

Miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado buscan respuestas por parte de Mark Zuckerberg, CEO de Meta Platforms, sobre las estafas con criptomonedas. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Senadores presionan a Mark Zuckerberg para combatir las estafas con criptomonedas
Un estudio de la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por sus siglas en inglés) muestra que el 49% de las estafas con criptomonedas se originan en plataformas de redes sociales como Facebook, según afirman miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado.
Miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado buscan respuestas por parte de Mark Zuckerberg, CEO de Meta Platforms, sobre las estafas con criptomonedas. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before The House Financial Services Committee (Getty Images)
US Senators Press Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Combat Crypto Scams
An FTC study shows 49% of crypto-related frauds originated on social media platforms like Facebook, members of the Senate Banking Committee say.
CDCROP: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before The House Financial Services Committee (Getty Images)

CDCROP: A US Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium during a news conference (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Role in $100M Crypto Investment Ponzi Scheme
EmpiresX’s “head trader” Joshua David Nicholas, 28, faces up to five years in prison for his role in the scam.
CDCROP: A US Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium during a news conference (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)
Indian Police Arrest Two Suspected of Duping 1,400 in Alleged $12M Crypto Scam
So far 24 investors have come forward claiming they've been conned out of $55,000.
Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)

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Metaverse Scammers Have a Bridge to Sell You. This Alabama Regulator Is Fighting Back
The state's securities commission is warning people about the dangers of buying virtual real estate.
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British National Accused in OneCoin Scam Set to Face US Extradition: Report
Co-accused Robert McDonald avoided extradition on human rights grounds.
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What Is a Rug Pull? How to Protect Yourself From Getting ‘Rugged’
Not all crypto projects end up being legitimate, so it’s important to understand how to protect yourself from common scams.
Rug (Trang Nguyen/Unsplash)

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NFT Security Startup Tokenproof Raises $5M to Keep JPEGs Safe From Scammers
“A lot of people talk about the utility of NFTs, but there hasn't been the rails for the infrastructure to be able to unlock that utility in the real world,” Alfonso Olvera, CEO of Tokenproof told CoinDesk.
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CDCROP: İstanbul City in Turkey (Shutterstock)
Founder of Turkish Crypto Exchange Thodex Arrested in Albania
Faruk Fatih Özer disappeared in 2021, taking funds from 400,000 users.
CDCROP: İstanbul City in Turkey (Shutterstock)