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How A Woman Became the Latest Crypto Scam Victim

Trading crypto has become a hugely popular thing to do amongst everyday traders. This is good in the sense that the crypto space is now gaining the mainstream attention it largely deserved. However, there is a bad side to all this growth in that as crypto has expanded, so has digital crime, and one scam is becoming all too familiar. How One Crypto Scam Cost a Woman $200 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says that more than $1 billion has been lost by Americans to...

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Romance Scam Group Crypto Rom Has Gotten Much Bigger

Crypto Rom – an international digital currency scam ring – appears to have grown heavily over just the last year. The organization works by engaging in romance scams in which both iPhone and Android users are duped into thinking someone is interested in them after meeting on Tinder and other social media apps. From there, they are often tricked into giving the scammer cryptocurrency. Crypto Rom Has Expanded Quite a Bit Cybersecurity ring Sophos says that Crypto Rom is...

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Warnung vor SMS Phishing-SCAM auf Binance

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao persönlich hat vor einem neuen SCAM gewarnt, der offenbar Binance-User per SMS zur Angabe von Zugangsdaten verführen soll. Dabei handelt es sich um eine gefälschte Aufforderung, eine Auszahlung auf Binance durch den Nutzer abzubrechen. Crypto News: Warnung vor SMS Phishing-SCAM auf BinanceAuf Twitter veröffentlichte Zhao einen Screenshot mit der Nachricht, die aktuell vor allem Binance-Nutzer betrifft:There is a massive Phishing scam via SMS with a link to cancel...

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Real Estate Scammer Danial Howe Forced to Cash Out Crypto to Pay Back Victims

A real-estate flipper and crypto scammer named Danial Howe has been forced by Iowa regulators to cash in his crypto savings to pay back a couple he victimized. The Torics are from the European nation of Bosnia and have been calling Iowa their home for the past several years. Not long ago, the couple was facing foreclosure due to financial problems caused by growing medical issues. Danial Howe Loses His Crypto Following Real Estate Scam Iowa attorneys representing the...

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New Crypto Scam Makes Its Way to Florida

A new cryptocurrency scam is making its way through the digital space, and it’s got the attention of officials in the state of Florida. Regulators are now warning all crypto investors to watch out. How One Scam Is Getting So Much Attention State Attorney General Ashley Moody is referring to the scam as a “bait-and-switch” scheme. The operation works by assisting crypto investors with legitimate trades. Thus, things appear correct, and traders feel like they don’t need to...

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Squid Game Token Goes Bust; Drops Below Half a Cent

A popular digital asset known as Squid Game token – based on a hit Netflix series – has gone kaput. The currency was trading for well over $2,800 during the weekend, but the currency has since crashed into oblivion and is now worth less than half a cent after executives decided to pull the plug and run off with all the proceeds. Squid Game Token Is Over and Done With The currency gets its name from “Squid Game,” a Netflix series in which players gamble with their lives....

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24-Year-Old Stefan Qin Pleads Guilty to Crypto Scam

At 19 years old, Stefan Qin – a self-proclaimed math prodigy – thought it would be a great idea to leave his university studies in Australia and relocate to New York to start two cryptocurrency hedge funds. Now, at 24, he has pled guilty to a scam that could land him a 20-year jail sentence. Stefan Qin Pleads Guilty Qin is the man behind Virgil Sigma and VQR, two cryptocurrency-based hedge funds. He told clients that he had developed algorithms that allowed him to...

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Aaron Laws Gets Three Years in Jail for Bitcoin Fraud

It looks like a thief’s love of bitcoin has gotten him in big trouble with American legal authorities. 33-year-old Aaron Laws of Atlanta, Georgia was recently sentenced to approximately three years in prison for allegedly stealing credit card numbers through Apple Pay to purchase bitcoin and more than $600,000 in luxury goods for himself. Aaron Laws Is Heading to Prison According to prosecutors in Washington state, Laws bought more than 500 individual credit card numbers...

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Indiana Woman Is the Latest Victim of a BTC Scam

A 77-year-old woman in Indiana has become the latest victim of a cryptocurrency scam. The individual – who remains anonymous at press time – ultimately lost approximately $12,000 to digital scammers taking on the guise of PayPal employees who sought to assist her regarding online fraud. Another Crypto Scam Is in the Books The woman received a call explaining that approximately $500 had been removed from her account through a cyberattack, and that the PayPal team needed...

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UK Man Charged with Bitcoin Scam, Incurs Huge Financial Penalty

Cryptocurrency fraud is and always has been a problem in the financial space, but it’s rare that a scam of this magnitude comes along. A man in the U.K. is being ordered to pay a financial penalty of approximately $571 million by a U.S. court following the implementation of a phony bitcoin operation that saw him earn more than 22,000 BTC from unsuspecting victims. A Major Bitcoin Scam Occurred Four Years Ago The penalty is being enforced by the Commodity Futures Trading...

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