Tag: crypto scam

Sep 11 2021

Taiwan Police Arrest 14 Suspects Involved in $5.4 Million Crypto Scam

Police administration in Taiwan arrested 14 people that were allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency investment scam. This scam defrauded more than 100 people out of about NT$150 million (US$5.41 million) over the past year. Local Taiwan news site - The Taipei Times -...

Aug 03 2021

Jul 15 2021

Crypto Scam: Hong Kong Authorities Bust HK$1.2 Billion Crypto Laundering, Arrests Four

In a recent bust of a money laundering case involving cryptocurrencies, Hong Kong authorities have arrested four people. Reportedly, the suspects have laundered a massive HK$1.2 billion ($150 million) funneled through bank accounts in Singapore over the last 15 months. Taking note of this, the Hong Kong Customs had launched operation "Coin Breaker" last week The post Crypto Scam: Hong Kong Authorities Bust...

May 05 2021

Dummy WallStreetBets Crypto Pumps Telegram Group Dupe Investors In $2 Million Scam

The altcoins market is bustling with new all-time highs and crypto scammers are once again round the corner. Members of the popular WallStreetBets Reddit forum were recently targeted by a spammy and...

Dec 01 2020

Chinese Police Confiscate Crypto Worth $4.2B From PlusToken Ponzi Scheme

The crypto space, since its inception, has attracted a lot of nefarious individuals who usually prey on the lack of crypto knowledge of willing investors. A major pointer to this is the Ponzi scheme platform known as PlusToken. The platform was raided by the Chinese police in 2019 and the organizers arrested. According to...

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...

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