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$1.1 bn Cryptocurrency Scam Could Be Linked to Plus Token Pyramid Scheme
May 18, 2020 at 13:48
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$1.1 bn Cryptocurrency Scam Could Be Linked to Plus Token Pyramid Scheme
A new crypto scam originating in China and involving the loss of at least $1.1 billion worth of cryptocurrencies from more than 700,000 users is thought to be related to the previous Plus Token Ponzi scheme that also exited with some $2.9 billion.
Google Caught in Patronising Scam While Turning Down a Legitimate Cryptocurrency Exchange
May 04, 2020 at 11:37
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Google Caught in Patronising Scam While Turning Down a Legitimate Cryptocurrency Exchange
On April 30, GoogleAds were exposed in sponsoring phishing ads for scam alternatives to crypto exchange CoinCorner. Meanwhile, the company itself failed to secure its spot with the search engine’s promoted ads. Therefore, this puts into question the entire attitude of big tech towards cryptocurrency.
Another Cryptocurrency Scam Project Involves Celebrities to Promote Their Scheme
Apr 27, 2020 at 13:14
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Another Cryptocurrency Scam Project Involves Celebrities to Promote Their Scheme
It seems using the names of celebrities has become a trend among scammers. Another fraudulent investment platform Bitcoin Pro uses fake endorsements from CNN anchor Jake Tapper.
Tech Giants Stay on the Lookout for Intensified Crypto Attacks Rate Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak
Apr 26, 2020 at 08:24
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Tech Giants Stay on the Lookout for Intensified Crypto Attacks Rate Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak
Some well-known industry players, such as Google and Apple, have to take up extra measures to shield cryptocurrency users from scams during pandemics. Their efforts will now be directed at blocking malicious advertisements on the internet as well as protecting mail users from phishing emails.
5 COVID-Related Cryptocurrency Scams that Can Trick You Out of Your Money
Apr 21, 2020 at 10:55
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5 COVID-Related Cryptocurrency Scams that Can Trick You Out of Your Money
While most of the world is in a lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have lost their jobs or sources of income. While searching for a way to improve the situation, it is rather easy to fall victim to a fraudulent scheme.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Names Used as  Lure for Forged Cryptocurrency Initiative
Apr 15, 2020 at 08:17
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Names Used as Lure for Forged Cryptocurrency Initiative
Recently, fake rumours spread that Harry and Meghan are becoming financially independent, and trading platform “Bitcoin Evolution” is helping them to achieve it. This scam adds on to other fraudulent activities that already took place during COVID-19.
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.
YouTube Scares Off Cryptocurrency Supporters by Banning their Content
Apr 05, 2020 at 09:30
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YouTube Scares Off Cryptocurrency Supporters by Banning their Content
For the past few years, YouTube has had a policy of banning and even deleting channels promoting, analyzing, or talking about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. While the platform itself states they are trying to protect their users against scams, some community members say it much resembles ordinary censorship.
USA Hunting Down Cryptocurrency Criminals as the Number of Scams Grows
Apr 02, 2020 at 08:14
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USA Hunting Down Cryptocurrency Criminals as the Number of Scams Grows
Panic and chaos is always an advantage to criminals, making it easier to get away with their illegal activities. However, law enforcement agencies in the USA do their best to deliver the rightful punishment to those who wish to get rich using the situation, and the effectiveness of their work grows even faster than the crime rate.
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