Tag: bitcoin scam

Oct 12 2021

El Salvador Sees Rise In Identity Theft As Scammers Steal Personal Data To Get $30 Bitcoin Bonus

El Salvador’s bitcoin roll-out has had its up and downs since the country officially made it legal tender on September 7th. In the past month, residents have posted both the good and bad of bitcoin adoption. It has been chiefly favorable as citizens settle into their new standard of having a cryptocurrency as a legal tender, alongside the existing dollar legal tender. The...

Aug 04 2021

US Authorities Join Mirror Trading Crypto Scam Investigation

Mirror Trading International (MTI) was one of the biggest crypto firms in South Africa.

May 31 2021

Venezuelan Authorities Detain Two Alleged LocalBitcoins Scammers

The two Venezuelans allegedly scammed around 36 people through the Bitcoin P2P platform.

May 25 2021

Nigerian Police Arrest Brisk Capital CEO for Allegedly Running a $4 Million Investment Fraud

The Commissioner of the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigerian Police Force said that Dominic Joshua confessed to the crime.

Mar 26 2021

CFTC Hits Mastermind of Control-Finance Bitcoin Scam with $570M Fine

CFTC has failed to locate Reynolds since it uncovered the scam in June 2019.

Mar 24 2021

“Jay Mazini” Indicted on Fraud Charges in Bitcoin Scheme

Victims sent more than $3 million worth of bitcoin to the Instagram celeb, but he never fully paid in return.

Mar 12 2021

Portuguese Investors Warned to Watch out for Instagram Scams

Today’s warning comes a few days after Portuguese authorities announced plans to probe social media influencers.

Feb 24 2021

US Charges Serbian Man for International Cryptocurrency Scam

Kristijan Krstic scammed investors through Start Options and B2G cryptocurrency investment platforms.

Feb 04 2021

South African FSCA Warns Against Growing Crypto Scams

The country recently witnesses a Bitcoin scam running away with $644 million.

Jan 27 2021

Pi Network raises Red Flags while claiming to be the New Bitcoin – Full Review

Every so often, we witness the launch of a new cryptocurrency that comes with its hype soldiers. In 2019, a new company made its debut called Pi Network, with claims of it being the new "Bitcoin of 2008", where users can MINE the cryptocurrency Pi directly from their phones without draining through their batteries and consuming its energy. Many users rushed...

Dec 15 2020

World’s Biggest Bitcoin Ad Scam Targeting Celebrities Shows Russian Links

The investigation report discovered that Bitcoin scammers used profiles of Chris Hemsworth and Waleed Aly to lure investors.

Nov 05 2020

Bitcoin [BTC] Scams Rise Again Amid Rising US Presidential Elections Uncertainty

Nov 05 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin scam btcbusd btceur btcjpy

A fake Elon Musk on Twitter was seen pulling a crypto scam under the garb of celebrating the results of the US Presidential elections 2020. The tweet posted a link and asked the readers to visit the website in the link...

Sep 30 2020

US Regulators Hit TradeMining Operator with Crypto Fraud Charges

The probes brought to light criminal pleadings that TradeMining's mastermind didn't share with investors

Sep 22 2020

Indian Crypto Exchange Dupes Dozens of over $272,000

The local police have now started an investigation into the cryptocurrency exchange and its operators.

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