Fraud

American Tax Collector Netted in Cryptocurrency Corruption Scandal
Apr 03, 2021 at 10:32
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American Tax Collector Netted in Cryptocurrency Corruption Scandal
A tax official from the US state of Florida has been indicted on corruption embezzlement charges involving cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrency Fraud Canada up 400%: 5 Tips for Users to Become Less Vulnerable
Apr 01, 2021 at 13:03
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Canada up 400%: 5 Tips for Users to Become Less Vulnerable
Bitcoin adoption is growing dramatically in Canada, but the rate of cryptocurrency fraud is also increasing at a worrying speed. Between 2017 to 2020, digital currency-related fraud in Canada rose by about 400%, as per the report by RCMP.
Australians Lose Big to Cryptocurrency Scams, over $2 Billion in a Decade
Jun 23, 2020 at 13:07
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Australians Lose Big to Cryptocurrency Scams, over $2 Billion in a Decade
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.
Cryptocurrency Fraud Worth 100 Bln Won Busted in South Korea
Jun 13, 2020 at 11:50
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Worth 100 Bln Won Busted in South Korea
On June 12, 2020, the Seoul Metropolitan Police announced investigating a cryptocurrency scam project run by three fraudsters having collected about 100 billion won (approx. $83.1 million USD).
Hackers Target Healthcare Industry as It is the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 12, 2020 at 12:02
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Hackers Target Healthcare Industry as It is the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic
While countries are busy dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, they are targeted by hackers wishing to benefit from the crisis. Now, criminals aim at the vital and the most vulnerable industry as of now - healthcare.
Scammers Pretending to be National Health Service Collect Fake Donations for COVID-19 Victims
Apr 10, 2020 at 09:50
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Scammers Pretending to be National Health Service Collect Fake Donations for COVID-19 Victims
The number of scam projects seems to grow proportionally to COVID-19 cases. Now, scammers are posing themselves as the National Health Service (NHS) to trick the citizens of Great Britain out of their cryptocurrency.
New COVID-19 Scam Scheme Tricking People of their Bitcoins
Mar 28, 2020 at 08:14
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New COVID-19 Scam Scheme Tricking People of their Bitcoins
Fraudsters are actively taking advantage of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Three cities in the UK, Manchester, Pembrokeshire, and Norfolk, have already issued scam alerts against new schemes.
UK FCA Warns the Public Not to Invest in Coronavirus-Related Cryptocurrency
Mar 16, 2020 at 16:33
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UK FCA Warns the Public Not to Invest in Coronavirus-Related Cryptocurrency
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently issued well-filtered recommendations to the public especially the investors not to participate in cryptocurrency investments related to Covid19 through an official website.
US Citizen Sentenced for Possibly Financing Terrorism with Bitcoin
Mar 15, 2020 at 15:19
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US Citizen Sentenced for Possibly Financing Terrorism with Bitcoin
A citizen of the USA named Zoobia Shahnaz faces a 13-year sentence for attempts to finance ISIS with bitcoins. To achieve her goal, she tried to fraud several giant financial institutions including American Express, Chase and Discover.
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