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Famous Rapper Fined for Endorsing Fraudulent ICO
Sep 14, 2020 at 12:21
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Famous Rapper Fined for Endorsing Fraudulent ICO
While scammers take advantage of celebrities’ names without them knowing about this, some of the stars willingly take part in fraudulent projects. Thus, a famous US rapper known as T.I. agreed to pay a fine amounting to $75,000 for promoting a fraudulent ICO.
Phishing Scams Attacking Cryptocurrency Users; Is There Any Remedy?
Sep 07, 2020 at 13:06
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Phishing Scams Attacking Cryptocurrency Users; Is There Any Remedy?
Phishing attacks have been a widespread tool for stealing and misusing people’s credentials. Now, they have penetrated the cryptocurrency industry, mostly to get access and steal the users’ funds.
Binance Establishes Cybersecurity Alliance to Prevent Fraudulent Activity
Aug 28, 2020 at 12:30
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Binance Establishes Cybersecurity Alliance to Prevent Fraudulent Activity
After the news that fraudsters use Binance to launder stolen cryptocurrency funds, the exchange decided to take action to stop such activity. They have established a strong cybersecurity alliance.
Ripple in Trouble: Is the Altcoin Legitimate?
Aug 27, 2020 at 13:59
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Ripple in Trouble: Is the Altcoin Legitimate?
Talks about Ripple being a scam pop up every now and then. The altcoin’s runner, Brad Garlinghouse even had to handle several lawsuits concerning registration problems. Nevertheless, XRP remains the third-largest by market cap.
Ryanair CEO Compares Bitcoin to a Plague. Why?
Aug 25, 2020 at 14:29
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Ryanair CEO Compares Bitcoin to a Plague. Why?
The CEO of Ryanair, an Irish budget airline, Michael Kevin O’Leary (59-years of age), was involved in promoting another cryptocurrency scam without even knowing it. That made him turn extremely bearish and compare Bitcoin (BTC) itself to a scam.
New Crowdfunding Scam Holds Funds and Cuts Communication with Investors
Aug 17, 2020 at 12:38
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New Crowdfunding Scam Holds Funds and Cuts Communication with Investors
Back in July 2020, CoinIdol, a world blockchain news outlet, received an email from one of its readers that wished to stay anonymous saying one was scammed by a project called PrepayWay. Later on, another reader, Sempiira Joseph Nyagwa claimed he was also scammed by the project runners.
Australia Passes First-Ever Sentence Related to Cryptocurrency Theft
Aug 12, 2020 at 15:16
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Australia Passes First-Ever Sentence Related to Cryptocurrency Theft
Australia passes the first sentence related to cryptocurrency theft, proving that law enforcement is gearing up to govern the digital currency and blockchain industry.
Scammers Invented a New Kind of Attack to Trick Out People's Money
Aug 11, 2020 at 13:02
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Scammers Invented a New Kind of Attack to Trick Out People's Money
2020 has seen a significant increase in the number of scams related to cryptocurrency. To lure out people’s money, scammers constantly improve their schemes and invent new approaches to look more reliable and trustful.
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.
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