Category: Risks, Scams & Hacks

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After Hack, Binance to Resume Deposits & Withdrawals on Tuesday

After Hack, Binance to Resume Deposits & Withdrawals on...

Changpeng Zhao (CZ), CEO of major crypto exchange Binance, has announced that the...

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Myanmar Central Bank Warns Public Not to Use Crypto After Series of Scams Reported

Myanmar Central Bank Warns Public Not to Use Crypto After...

The Central Bank of Myanmar has urged consumers to stop trading cryptocurrencies amid...

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Credit Rating Agency Moodys Warns on Risks of Private Blockchains

Credit Rating Agency Moodys Warns on Risks of Private Blockchains

Rating agency Moody’s has warned of several risks of private, centralized blockchains...

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NY AG Says Bitfinex Engaged in Fraud Cover-up But Exchange Denies

NY AG Says Bitfinex Engaged in Fraud Cover-up But Exchange...

On April 25th, the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, the state’s...

Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin

Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With...

Brazilian police have arrested a man for operating a clandestine drug laboratory...

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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...