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Bitcoin 19/10/20 13:27 by Olivia Brooke
Malware scam tricks user into sending $79,480 worth of Bitcoin
Crypto scams have been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency scene for the longest time and this year was not an exception. Back in 2017, after the major Bitcoin sell-off that preceded the new year,...
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Bitcoin 09/10/20 22:59 by Olivia Brooke
Bitcoin Evangelist Anthony Pompliano Labels DeFi An ICO Branded Scam
DeFi’s explosive growth has in no way lessened the criticism from the crypto-industry. In fact, the surge in usage and popularity has attracted harsh criticism from industry players, all of whom ha...
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Other 23/09/20 17:21 by Samuel Wan
Winklevoss Rubbishes Similarities Between DeFi and the ICO Bubble
Many have drawn similarities between DeFi and the ICO craze of 2017, and it’s easy to see why as well. To begin with, both operate(d) primarily on the Ethereum network. However, it’s the f...
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Altcoins 11/09/20 23:12 by Brenda Ngari
Ripple Accuses YouTube Of Wilfully Disregarding Warnings About XRP Scams Happening On Its Platform
Ripple sued video-hosting giant YouTube for failing to stop XRP giveaway scams that defrauded innocent individuals of millions of dollars, the news of which ZyCrypto broke back in April. The cryptocu...
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Crypto 10/09/20 10:26 by Bernice Nyambura
Crypto Whale Warns Of Growing DeFi Scams As Another Protocol Exits Market With Funds Worth $20M
A new liquidity mining pool DeFi project, Yfdexf.Finance has exited the market after defrauding investors of $20 million in total funds locked in its protocol. Yfdexf conducted a two days major adver...
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Crypto 20/08/20 23:00 by Tony Spilotro
Dangers of DeFi Hype Surface Following One-Hour Crypto Scam
The DeFi craze may finally be getting out of control. The crypto community has been in support of the thriving trend, even welcoming to experimentation and accepting of outright worthless tokens. But ...
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Altcoins 01/08/20 06:00 by Nick Chong
Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Explodes Past $11k, Ethereum 2.0 Nears, Cardano’s Shelley Launches
Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. It’s been an explosive week for the Bitcoin and crypto market, to say the very least. Bitcoin surged from under $10,000 to as high as $11,500 this...
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Bitcoin 31/07/20 23:00 by Tony Spilotro
Why Was The Official Apple Twitter’s Only Tweet Ever About Bitcoin?
Oddly enough, Apple is known for never using its official Twitter account to market its flagship iPhone or Mac computers. However, the one tweet the account has ever made was directly about Bitcoin to...
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Crypto 31/07/20 02:00 by Nick Chong
As Crypto Rips Higher, the US SEC Is Warning of ICO Scams Yet Again
It’s been an explosive past few weeks for the crypto market. While much focus has been put on Bitcoin and Ethereum, altcoins have also performed extremely well, with some rallying hundreds of pe...
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Crypto 24/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
Apple Co-Founder Claims Google is “Directly Profiting” from Crypto Scams in Lawsuit
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is suing YouTube’s parent company Google, claiming that the video content platform is directly profiting from crypto scams that hurt users These claims have come about...
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Altcoins 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...
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Bitcoin 17/07/20 03:00 by Tony Spilotro
Bitcoin Searches Spike On Google After Twitter Scam Goes Viral
As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. That old phrase is once again proving true, as search queries for Bitcoin spike following news of a Twitter scam going viral. Could th...
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Bitcoin 16/07/20 22:00 by Tony Spilotro
The Most Common Bitcoin Scams And How To Avoid Them
Yesterday, high-profile Twitter celebrities and other influential accounts were hacked to promote a Bitcoin scam. The scam isn’t uncommon and is just one of many that involve cryptocurrency in s...
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Altcoins 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 ...
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Bitcoin 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 ...
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Altcoins 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 ...
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Bitcoin 11/07/20 22:38 by Olivia Brooke
Binance CEO CZ Reacts After Appearing in Latest YouTube Bitcoin Giveaway Scam
Over the past few weeks, YouTube cryptocurrency giveaway scams have been gaining popularity for their increased fraudulent ads where crypto CEOs and Founders have been impersonated, and their identit...
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Crypto 06/07/20 14:09 by Guest Author
Unreal Claims of “CryptoUnit Scam” Fail The Test of Proof
It is a painful reality of the modern world that scams have become the most popular and profitable undertaking. The more devious and sophisticated the scheme, the more fantastic and unreal are the cl...
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Bitcoin 17/06/20 00:49 by Adrian Klent
Co-Founder Of $722 Million Bitcoin Scam Scheme Arrested On Sex Charges In Indonesia
Russ Albert Medlin, the founder of the infamous Bitcoin Club Network has been arrested by the Jakarta police force. According to a Jakarta media outlet, Medlin who had previously been indicted by the...
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Bitcoin 08/06/20 21:12 by Priyeshu Garg
Bitcoin Scammers Are Using SpaceX Footage to Swindle Crypto From Users
A new Bitcoin scam has emerged on YouTube, using the name of Elon Musk and his company SpaceX. The video is a live stream of a legitimate SpaceX event with Bitcoin addresses superimposed on the video ...
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Altcoins 21/04/20 21:20 by Tolu
Ripple Drags YouTube to Court Over XRP Scams
Blockchain company Ripple Labs, along with its CEO Brad Garlinghouse, has filed a lawsuit against video-streaming company YouTube LLC. Per an official Ripple publication, YouTube failed to keep XRP s...
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Crypto 04/04/20 23:39 by Lydia Yeboah Frempong
Why recent cryptocurrency attacks have become a major risk for world security
The cryptocurrency market keeps overwhelming the world with its huge market capitalization, extensive community, and the massive media attention it pulls. With the crypto market prices continuously r...
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Altcoins 26/03/20 13:38 by Lorenzo Stroe
More Than 1,400,000 XRP Stolen Through Fake Ledger Chrome Extensions
According to a series of Tweets by ‘Xrplorer Forensics’, hackers have been using fake Ledger Live chrome extensions to steal XRP coins from users. The hackers were even advertising their fake ext...
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Altcoins 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...
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Bitcoin 14/12/19 19:26 by Nick Chong
What’s the Best Way to Drive Bitcoin Adoption? Billionaire Says Crypto Giveaways
Cryptocurrency has long been something given away. In fact, the first Bitcoin (no, not a whole coin) this writer ever received was through a BTC faucet, which if you remember are these services that p...
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Crypto 09/12/19 18:47 by Christine Vasileva
Coinjer Scam is Making the Rounds, Here’s What You Need to Know
The Coinjer scam is one of the latest cons to hit crypto-related social media recently. The scam primarily operates across Telegram channels and tricks people into coughing up bitcoin in order to rece...
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Bitcoin 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...
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Altcoins 21/11/19 10:20 by Anatol Antonovici
Ripple Affiliated Foundation is a ‘Corporate Tax Shelter’, Says Messari
About $400 million worth of XRP tokens can be associated with illegal transactions, according to London-based blockchain analysis firm Elliptic. Ripple is using its affiliated charity foundation as ...
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