Bitcoin Scams in Africa: Their History and How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
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Bitcoin Scams in Africa: Their History and How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

btcethereumadmin - July 20, 2019

What is it about money that brings out the worst in people? Although the 2018 bear market sent many scammers back into their hiding holes, the recent…

The Ryuk Virus Is Spreading Through China, Asking 11 BTC Ransoms
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The Ryuk Virus Is Spreading Through China, Asking 11 BTC Ransoms

btcethereumadmin - July 18, 2019

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Vincent He. A ransomware virus named Ryuk has spread to China, asking the users of infected devices…

Protestors Set Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator’s Home on Fire
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Protestors Set Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator’s Home on Fire

btcethereumadmin - July 11, 2019

Protestors set fire to paramedic-turned-bitcoin entrepreneur Sphelele “Sgumza” Mbatha’s home, following the collapse of his Ponzi-like “investment scheme,” according to Ladysmith Gazette. Mbatha’s company, Bitcoin Wallet, promised…

Mob Burns Down Purported Crypto Ponzi Schemer’s House in South Africa
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Mob Burns Down Purported Crypto Ponzi Schemer’s House in South Africa

btcethereumadmin - July 11, 2019

A mob has burned down the house of Sphelele Mbatha, the manager of an alleged crypto Ponzi scheme, Bitcoin Wallets. An angry mob in Ladysmith, South Africa…

Tron Says Protestors at Beijing Office Invested in Imposter Scheme
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Tron Says Protestors at Beijing Office Invested in Imposter Scheme

btcethereumadmin - July 9, 2019

The price of Tron dropped precipitously Monday on inaccurate rumors of a “police raid” at the company’s office in Beijing. The real story, however, was far more…

Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme
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Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

btcethereumadmin - July 5, 2019

Indian authorities arrest four individuals believed to be behind the crypto KBC, which allegedly used a pyramid scheme to encourage investments, promising a 100x ROI. The Criminal…

Scammer Taunts Couple Who Lost Thousands in Bitcoin Fraud
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Scammer Taunts Couple Who Lost Thousands in Bitcoin Fraud

btcethereumadmin - July 4, 2019

An Australian couple lost over AU$20,000 (US$14,000) in a bitcoin scam, and were even taunted by the perpetrator over their losses. According to a report by the…

‘Moderation Bot’ Blacklists Telegram Users to Tackle Crypto Scams
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‘Moderation Bot’ Blacklists Telegram Users to Tackle Crypto Scams

btcethereumadmin - July 3, 2019

Blockchain advisory firm AmaZix is opening up access to its “moderation bot” to help stamp out cryptocurrency scams on popular messaging app Telegram. Using the bot, the company…

Irish Crypto Exchange Bitsane May Have Disappeared With Users’ Funds
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Irish Crypto Exchange Bitsane May Have Disappeared With Users’ Funds

btcethereumadmin - June 28, 2019

Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane may have done a runner with users’ funds. Forbes said Thursday that the Bitsane exchange, which offers spot trading of cryptos and gained popularity…

Six Arrested Over Cloned Crypto Exchange That Stole €24 Million
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Six Arrested Over Cloned Crypto Exchange That Stole €24 Million

btcethereumadmin - June 26, 2019

A fake exchange website has managed to steal €24 million (over $27 million) in cryptocurrency from thousands of victims. European law enforcement agency Europol said in a press release Wednesday…