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May 06 2022

Mining Capital Coin CEO Indicted for $62 Million Crypto Scam

The US Department of Justice announced on Friday that the CEO of Mining Capital Coin, dubbed ‘MCC,’ a crypto mining and investment platform, has been charged for allegedly orchestrating a $62 milli...

Apr 29 2022

US SEC Dismantles Crypto Securities Fraudulent Offering

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Friday that it had charged four individuals for their roles in a fraud in digital asset securities offerings.

Apr 11 2022

Scammers Steal $1.6m via New YouTube Crypto Giveaway

Through yet another fake YouTube cryptocurrency giveaway, some scammers have made away with more than $1,680,000 from their victim's crypto wallets after promising immediate high returns on cryptoc...

Mar 18 2022

IGObit Coin Project Representative Convicted of Crypto Scheme

The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday that it convicted Asa Saint Clair after a one-week trial for a crypto scheme that defrauded over 60 victims.

Mar 08 2022

CFTC Files Charges against Four Operators of $44 Million Crypto Ponzi

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on Tuesday that it had filed a civil enforcement action to charge four operators for running a $44 million Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.

US Authorities Charge Siblings in $124 Million Crypto Fraud Case

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that it had charged John and JonAtina (Tina) Barksdale with defrauding thousands of retail investors out of more than $124 milli...

Nov 17 2020

SEC Accomplishments Report Shows 56 Crypto Cases

The commission has brought 56 cases related to ICOs, blockchain, and crypto- assets since July 2017.

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