Category: Risks, Scams & Hacks

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French Stock Market Regulator Issues Warning About Crypto-Related Firm

French Stock Market Regulator Issues Warning About Crypto-Related...

The AMF — the stock market regulator in France — has issued a warning regarding...

California Sentences Bitcoin Trader to 2 Years in Prison Over AML Compliance Failures

California Sentences Bitcoin Trader to 2 Years in Prison...

A LocalBitcoins trader who sold Bitcoin (BTC) to more than 1,000 people in the United...

Canadian Police Freezes Assets of FUEL Token Issuers due to Alleged $22 Million Fraud

Canadian Police Freezes Assets of FUEL Token Issuers due...

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of blockchain consulting firm...

Singaporean Crypto Exchange DragonEx Reported Hack

Singaporean Crypto Exchange DragonEx Reported Hack

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has notified its users that it...

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Japan: Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred to Prosecutors

Japan: Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred...

An 18-year-old hacker was referred to prosecutors in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya...

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Cryptocurrency Fraud Trick Hits Instagram Users In Sweden Duping Them To Exchange Fiat Funds

Cryptocurrency Fraud Trick Hits Instagram Users In Sweden...

Individuals are being scammed by a group of fraudsters that promotes products from...

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Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: Bitcoin Is Posing as a Real Global Banking System Threat

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: Bitcoin Is Posing...

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), a banking supervision forum,...

Bitcoin pyramid scheme leaves Kenyans out of pocket after exit scam

Bitcoin pyramid scheme leaves Kenyans out of pocket after...

A Bitcoin-fuelled pyramid scheme from Brazil has pulled its inevitable “exit scam,”...

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QuadrigaCX Auditor: Most of $150m in Lost Crypto Has Been Drained, What Does This Mean for Investors?

QuadrigaCX Auditor: Most of $150m in Lost Crypto Has Been...

The QuadrigaCX imbroglio took a turn yesterday when Big Four Auditing Firm, Ernst...

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Declares Bankruptcy Citing Embezzlement

South Korean Crypto Exchange Declares Bankruptcy Citing...

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinbin has declared bankruptcy after suffering...

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Bitcoin Future Scam: Crypto Investors Beware of New Auto-Trading Software Scheme

Bitcoin Future Scam: Crypto Investors Beware of New Auto-Trading...

BitcoinFuture is a company that is trying to scam people by stealing their funds....

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Alleged Bitcoin Mining Scam Reported in Thailand

Alleged Bitcoin Mining Scam Reported in Thailand

 Victims of an alleged cryptocurrency mining scam have filed claims against the...

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Indian Law Enforcement Officials Expose Crypto Scammer Group CashCoin

Indian Law Enforcement Officials Expose Crypto Scammer...

In a report from Times of India, it looks like law enforcement officials had to...

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Turkish Cybercrime Department Apprehends 24 Crypto Scam Suspects In $2.47 Million Hack

Turkish Cybercrime Department Apprehends 24 Crypto Scam...

The Turkish police force has recently arrested 24 people over their alleged involvement...

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Global Investigation Led by US DOJ Sees Extradition of 12 Bitcoin Scammers to US for Fake eBay Car Sales

Global Investigation Led by US DOJ Sees Extradition of...

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that they had charged an international...

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Unfortunate Crypto Case of Scamming Senior Citizens for the Sake of BitConnect Investments

Unfortunate Crypto Case of Scamming Senior Citizens for...

Older generations have been through a substantial rollercoaster with the financial...