Related to the growing number of Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency scams using fake advertising, it becomes obvious that the industry needs regulation. Advertising influences people's purchasing decisions, therefore, good social engineering can turn it into a great instrument for luring customers into various digital currency-related scams.
Choosing cryptocurrency might sound a great idea for both short-term profits and long-term investments, however, there are a lot of scammers in the industry striving to take away one’s money. So one needs to take all precautions before putting in a penny.
While many community members complain that YouTube is demonstrating hostility to cryptocurrency-related projects, scammers using the platform to trick people prove such measures are somewhat reasonable.
Australians seem to be very vulnerable to fraudulent money-stealing schemes. In 2019 alone, the continent citizens lost over $634 million to cryptocurrency scams, with over $2 billion stolen during the past decade.
The increase of fake news raises alarms over the role of media, Internet and social media platforms in contemporary egalitarian societies. The community and the media industry can move to transparent information flow by restoring the role of the media with blockchain technology.
A lot of cryptocurrency users, especially new investors have been scammed left right and center to invest their funds in fake projects related to digital currencies. There is an ongoing cryptocurrency project called “The Billion Coin” that has or continues to milk massive profits from innocent investors.
Texas Securities Commissioner has granted an injunction against Coinvaultpro over illegal and fraudulent crypto scheme bringing the total enforcement actions the state has now effected against crypto companies to 27.