Materials by tag Scam

Mar 28, 2019 at 16:06
Search Engine Bing Blocked Over 5M Crypto Ads
In its report published on Monday, March 25 dubbed “Ad quality year in review 2018,” the Microsoft-owned advertisement platform and a web search engine – Bing – revealed that it blocked more than 5 million crypto-related ads.
Mar 25, 2019 at 12:54
Age of Scams: ICO Investor’s Plight
Blockchain offered the world a new model for a p2p economy, introducing free global trade without intermediaries and reliable storage of value without the fear of seizure or account freeze by regulators. Along with this new paradigm of money arrived a new paradigm of fundraising. The so-called ICO (initial coin offerings) gave businesses easy and global access to investor money and provided investors themselves with endless opportunities.
Feb 22, 2019 at 09:37
U.S. SEC has Settled Charges Against Unregistered ICO
The U. S. Security and Exchange Commission announced on February 20, 2019, that cryptocurrency startup Gladius Network LLC had formally settled charges of functioning on unregistered securities offerings.
Feb 15, 2019 at 17:32
Monero to Prevent ASIC Mining, Hard Fork Scheduled for March 9
XMR developers, and the whole team at large, are ready and in high gear to fork their network on Saturday, March 9th 2019 in order to lower the effectiveness of ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits). The hard fork might cause a change to the Monero proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm and also lower the hash rate competences of ASIC miners by a significant factor of over 2.5.
Jan 15, 2019 at 10:36
Become Immune to Scam ICOs with 5 Simple Rules
ICOs, or initial coin offerings, have been around for a few years now. However, it was only the last year when they stepped out of shadows and magnetized the attention of mainstream media, regulators, and, most of all, wannabe investors. The examples of astonishingly successful campaigns that managed to raise millions in a few minutes inspired lots of other ‘disruptors’ to run a campaign of their own.
Dec 20, 2018 at 16:19
CONSOB: Italian Regulators Roll Out Enforcement on Rustic Crypto Scams
Italian authorities have come out to prohibit the sale of two dodgy crypto investments operating in the country for three months in an attempt to safeguard the local investors. The Commissione Nazionale per la Societa e la Borsa (CONSOB) is similar to the U.S SEC and is currently Italy’s main financial regulator.
Dec 19, 2018 at 15:12
Bitcoin Bomb Fright Connected with Sextortion Swindlers
The recent ‘bomb threat’ spam campaign seems to be a subsidiary action to another disgraceful email blackmail effort. Organisations and institutions such as universities, news outlet, schools, businesses across the globe are facing fake bomb threats.
Dec 16, 2018 at 13:23
Bitcoin Bomb Threats Sweep U.S & Canada, Prompting Evacuations
A large number of businesses and other major institutions operating in the U.S and Canada received threatening emails on the afternoon of December 13, 2018, initiating sweeps and evacuations of several buildings.
Nov 22, 2018 at 09:33
Crypto Maniac ‘Tom Lee' Lowers His New Bitcoin Price Target to $15,000
Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat, now goes by his reduced 2018-end Bitcoin (BTC) price malnourished target of $15,000, revealing that the rapid fallout from a market collapse in technology stocks is putting a lot of pressure on virtual currencies.
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