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03/09/20 13:27 by Nick James
US DoJ To Seize Property From Attorney Who Helped Launder $400 Million For Crypto Scammers
Something happened in the crypto industry between 2015 and 2018. This is the period within which the most blatantly successful crypto scam took place. The OneCoin scam is approximated to have obtaine... Read More
28/07/20 11:24 by Erie Maxwell
Nearly 1 Million BTC Held By Cybercriminals
People who are not so familiar with Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency world often associate the digital assets with crime. They see headlines about drug dealers, gun-runners, and money launderers using ... Read More
22/07/20 21:22 by Bernice Nyambura
‘We’re Not Liable for Crypto Scammers’ Actions,’ Says YouTube On XRP Giveaway Scams
Youtube’s representative attorneys have responded to Ripple’s lawsuit by saying that YouTube is not liable to the actions of third-party content creators on the platform.
Ripple’s lawsui... Read More
14/07/20 05:00 by Nick Chong
PSA: There’s A Crypto Scam on Youtube Misappropriating Cardano Content
Cardano (ADA) has been one of the most popular cryptocurrencies over the past few months.
This is for good reason: according to market data, the price of the altcoin has risen by 200% since the start ... Read More
13/07/20 11:19 by Olivia Brooke
New research reveals how much the average Bitcoin scammer nets in a day
Every day, cryptocurrency scams are growing in their numbers and Bitcoin appears to be top on the list, likely because of its popularity. In the first 6 months of 2020, $25 million have been lost to ... Read More
12/07/20 20:26 by Brenda Ngari
Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson Issues Warning About A YouTube Scam Promoting Fake ADA Giveaway
Despite YouTube’s censorship of crypto-related content, the video streaming giant has failed to eliminate crypto giveaway scams.
On July 12, Cardano founder and CEO of IOHK has warned investors ... Read More
06/07/20 14:05 by Samuel Wan
Cardano Founder: Scamming is an Industrywide Problem That Hurts us All
IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson took the time to address concerns over crypto scam activity that has tainted Cardano’s reputation. In particular, he drew attention to a video showing scammers using C... Read More
23/06/20 00:59 by Jeff Fawkes
PlusToken Scam Moves $67 Million In EOS, Fears Of A Possible Dump Erupt
According to data from the EOS blockchain, a wallet that held over 26 million EOS tokens (worth $67 million) has moved the coins to an unknown wallet. In July 2019, this project was accused of being ... Read More
11/06/20 21:25 by Erie Maxwell
Crypto Scams Not Limited to Planet Earth
A lot of people out there want Bitcoin to take off towards the moon. But some crypto thieves have made that term a little too literal. The newest crypto scam involves Elon Musk, SpaceX, and possibly ... Read More
10/06/20 10:02 by Jeff Fawkes
China cracks down heavily on cryptocurrency scams
Guangdong investigators are hunting a team of money launderers. With the help of OTC traders who hold cryptocurrencies, cash, and Tether (USDT), the crooks are said to have converted the ‘grey earn... Read More
26/03/20 17:49 by Brenda Ngari
Ripple Donates $200,000 In Its Fight Against The Coronavirus Pandemic
Ripple has made a donation of around $200,000 in an effort to combat the alarming coronavirus pandemic. Notably, the San Francisco-based blockchain firm has been at the forefront of fighting coronavi... Read More
25/03/20 07:54 by Marco Tulio
Ripple Community Spots Fake YouTube Account Impersonating Brad Garlinghouse For Bogus XRP Airdrop
Someone created a Youtube account pretending to be Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, to scam users. The scammer promoted an XRP airdrop requesting deposits from 2,000 XRP to 250,000 XRP to participate, o... Read More
14/12/19 13:00 by Nick Chong
Could Bitcoin Price Press Higher as PlusToken Liquidations Slow?
Over the past few months, the crypto industry has been awash with news about the PlusToken Bitcoin scam, which allowed scammers to accrue billions worth of digital assets over the course of a year-lon... Read More
09/12/19 11:45 by bitcoinist.com
US SEC Re-Opens Infamous Bitcoin Scammer Case
According to recent documents, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) believes that the case against the serial Ponzi scammer, Renwick Haddow, has yet to be properly solved.
The U... Read More
06/12/19 23:00 by Rick D.
US Marshals Warn of Resurgence of Bitcoin ATM Fraud
The US Marshals Service and FBI have updated an earlier warning against scammers impersonating law enforcement officers. The agencies say those behind the scams accuse a potential victim of a crime an... Read More
21/11/19 20:00 by Tony Spilotro
Could PlusToken Scam Be Responsible for Broken Crypto Market Structure?
Ever since Bitcoin’s bottom at $3,100, the crypto market has been convinced that the first-ever crypto asset was building a foundation for its next bull run.
But a powerful parabolic rally this year... Read More