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Love, Greed and Cryptocurrency; How Essential Human Desires Lure People into Scams
Mar 24, 2021 at 15:09
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Love, Greed and Cryptocurrency; How Essential Human Desires Lure People into Scams
Cryptocurrency scammers use numerous leverages to trick people into handing over their money. The basic desire for love and money are the most widespread of them. At least, that is what the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) thinks. These desires have already cost the citizens about $2 million in losses.
Scammers Won’t Rest in 2021: Authorities Expose Several Schemes
Jan 18, 2021 at 15:16
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Scammers Won’t Rest in 2021: Authorities Expose Several Schemes
Several cryptocurrency scams have been exposed since the beginning of 2021 and the legal actions have been taken by authorities. A lot of cryptocurrency scams normally appear as online chain referral schemes, high-return investments, or Ponzi-schemes.
Anti-terrorist Squad in Latvia Prevented Two Killings and Theft of Cryptocurrency
Oct 23, 2020 at 11:28
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Anti-terrorist Squad in Latvia Prevented Two Killings and Theft of Cryptocurrency
The anti-terrorist squad and state police of Riga, Latvia, have arrested a man who was planning to kidnap and kill two people to steal their cryptocurrencies worth half a million euros.
Funds from Coincheck Hack Surface and Get Confiscated in Japan
Aug 21, 2020 at 14:51
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Funds from Coincheck Hack Surface and Get Confiscated in Japan
Japanese police are going to confiscate cryptocurrency funds stolen during the Coincheck hack. If successful, this will be the first digital currency confiscation of the kind in the country.
Scam Hunt: Countries Strive to Combat the Rising Number of Cryptocurrency Fraudsters
Aug 05, 2020 at 10:09
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Scam Hunt: Countries Strive to Combat the Rising Number of Cryptocurrency Fraudsters
The COVID-19 pandemic and global economic crisis triggered the increase in illegal activity related to cryptocurrency. However, law enforcers also keep themselves busy to fight the growth and put as many criminals behind bars as possible.
The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
Aug 04, 2020 at 10:57
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The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
On July 31, the architect of the infamous Twitter hack was arrested by the US police. It is a 17-year-old teenager from Florida with a good track record of other scams.
Latvian Police Arrested Cybercriminals Holding Over 110,000 Euro in Cryptocurrency
Jul 21, 2020 at 13:56
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Latvian Police Arrested Cybercriminals Holding Over 110,000 Euro in Cryptocurrency
Officers of the Cybersecurity Department of Latvian Police exposed the activity of an organized gang of cybercriminals. During the operation, the law enforcers confiscated cash and cryptocurrency in the amount exceeding 110,000 Euro.
Another Sentence for a Fraudster: A Programmer from Romania Faces 5 Years Behind Bars
Jul 11, 2020 at 12:36
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Another Sentence for a Fraudster: A Programmer from Romania Faces 5 Years Behind Bars
A programmer of Romanian origin named Silviu Balaci was sentenced to five years behind bars and a fine amounting to $250,000 for running the BitClub Network mining scam.
Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
Jul 09, 2020 at 14:40
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Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
The Ouhai police in Wenzhou, China, arrested 10 people belonging to a criminal gang running the Huobi Global Moving Brick Arbitrage HT Chinese Group Community scam project in Telegram. During the arrest, the police confiscated a luxury villa, cars, flagship smartphones, computers, as well as cryptocurrency totalling to over 100 million yuan.
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