Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution
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Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution

btcethereumadmin - February 2, 2019

The Manhattan District Attorney has announced New York’s first prosecution for SIM swapping, which resulted in the theft of $10K in crypto. Manhattan’s District Attorney (DA) announced…

Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018
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Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

btcethereumadmin - January 30, 2019

About $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency was obtained via illicit means in 2018, according to a newly published report. About $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via…

Malta’s Financial Watchdog Warns Global Investors Against ‘Bitcoin Revolution’ Scam
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Bitcoin
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Malta’s Financial Watchdog Warns Global Investors Against ‘Bitcoin Revolution’ Scam

btcethereumadmin - January 26, 2019

The Malta Financial Services Authority has warned global investors against a scam scheme known as Bitcoin Revolution. The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has issued a warning…

Haven Protocol Devs Reassure Community After ‘Exit Scam’ Concerns
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Blockchain
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Haven Protocol Devs Reassure Community After ‘Exit Scam’ Concerns

btcethereumadmin - January 22, 2019

Haven Protocol community members have raised the alarm over the intermittent silences and lack of code transparency from a core developer of anonymity-oriented altcoin Haven. Following concerns…

Crypto Impersonation Scammers on Social Media Raked in Millions in 2018
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Bitcoin
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Crypto Impersonation Scammers on Social Media Raked in Millions in 2018

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Over the last two years, as cryptocurrencies gained mainstream attention, scammers have become far more prevalent. One particular social media scam that can be found on prominent…

Spanish Securities Regulator Adds 23 Forex and Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Warning List
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Spanish Securities Regulator Adds 23 Forex and Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Warning List

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

The Spanish National Securities Market Commission has added 23 unauthorized forex and cryptocurrency entities to its warning list. The Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has added…

Cricket South Africa Briefly Falls Victim to $70,000 Bitcoin Twitter Scam
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Bitcoin
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Cricket South Africa Briefly Falls Victim to $70,000 Bitcoin Twitter Scam

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

The cricket organization’s official Twitter account was compromised for several hours, but attackers appeared to make just $70. South Africa’s national cricket organization briefly fell victim to…

Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought
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Blockchain
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Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought

btcethereumadmin - January 10, 2019

Previous estimates had put the mining malware figure at around 5 percent, but authors of the latest study claim their calculations are more reliable. Cryptocurrency mining malware…

From Bitconnect to SIM-Swap Swindling: 2018’s Biggest Scams
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From Bitconnect to SIM-Swap Swindling: 2018’s Biggest Scams

btcethereumadmin - January 9, 2019

Scams and frauds were still prevalent in 2018 despite a decline in the cryptocurrency market value. 2018 will long be remembered as the start of a significant…

Australian Federal Court Imposes Travel Ban, Fund Freeze on Bitconnect Promoter
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Australian Federal Court Imposes Travel Ban, Fund Freeze on Bitconnect Promoter

btcethereumadmin - January 8, 2019

The Federal Court of Australia has imposed a travel ban and frozen the funds of John Bigatton, a promoter of $2.6 billion alleged Ponzi scheme Bitconnect. The…