Category: Scams

FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto...

Like most scams, it will be years before Bitconnect’s operators have felt the full weight of their actions. However, the US government...

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand....

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according...

15 Suspects Arrested in Alleged $8 Million Taiwan Cryptocurrency...

By CCN.com: More than a dozen suspects have been arrested in Taipei for their part in an alleged Taiwan cryptocurrency scam that is...

Korean Crypto Exchange Executives Fake Trading Volumes,...

Two major executives of Komid, a cryptocurrency exchange platform based in South Korea, have been sentenced to prison, according to...

South African National Cricket Team Falls for Bitcoin Twitter...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has been rocked by a Twitter scam, unwittingly offering a fake Bitcoin lottery to its followers, local...

Steven Seagal’s Crypto Endorsement: Inside A Massive Cloud...

A multi-platform, multi-continent scam roped in hundreds of people for at least $1,000 each over the course of 2017 and 2018. The...

Warning: Crypto Scammers are Taking Advantage of Ethereum...

Upcoming forks in Ethereum and Ethereum Classic have given opportunity to scammers. Two alleged “hard fork” versions are...

Investors Demand Refund from Hong Kong Millionaire over...

Four Hong Kong investors have come out to demand refunds of the capital given to Wong Ching-kit, a businessman who sells Bitcoin mining...

Singapore Bitcoin Exchange BiteBTC.com Claims Data Center...

A bitcoin exchange in Singapore reported on January 3 that on New Year’s Day their data center experienced a “fire.” Fears of an exit...

Bitcoin Fraudsters Use NZ’s Former PM John Key in Endorsement

John Key, former New Zealand Prime Minister, is the latest in a line of notable individuals involved, albeit unknowingly, in a cryptocurrency...

Hacker Group: Pay Bitcoin Ransom or We’ll Release 9/11...

TheDarkOverlord, the hacking group that got popular for releasing episodes of the hit TV series Orange is the New Black, has surfaced...

Despite Taking Down 90 Crypto Scams, US Regulators Recovered...

Regulators in the United States have filed over 90 cryptocurrency fraud cases in the last two years, the Wall Street Journal reports....

India: Police Bust Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme that Defrauded...

Police in India have cracked a crypto Ponzi scheme in the city of Pune that defrauded over 8,000 investors, seizing nearly $2 million...

Bitcoin Generator “Exploit” Scam Clears Thousands

A website claiming to be taking advantage of an unexplained “exploit” in Bitcoin to “generate” coins on behalf of its users has scammed...

Hong Kong Bitcoin Millionaire Arrested after Throwing Cash...

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, a 24-year-old man is said to have tossed bank notes from the top of a skyscraper...

Canadian Police Warn Public About Emerging Bitcoin Scams

Canadian police have warned the public about getting caught up in Bitcoin scams and to exercise some caution when investing their...

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