Bitcoin Scams

India Targets Cryptocurrency Crime аs Part оf Cyber Security Offensive

Cryptocurrency crime forms one focus of a dedicated cybercrime lab launched by Indian authorities this week, Indian daily news ...

FBI Outline Key Features of Scam ICOs, Warns Investors to Be Vigilant

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running thro...
February 19, 2019
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Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past t...
February 19, 2019
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Alleged Bitcoin Mining Scam Reported in Thailand

Victims of an alleged cryptocurrency mining scam have filed claims against the suspected perpetrator with the Technology Crime ...

Police Arrest Suspects in Alleged $14 Million Crypto Scam

Law enforcement in Mumbai, India have exposed a group allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 b...
February 17, 2019
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Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Reports 450,000 Users Affected by Data Breach

Israel-based crypto brokerage Coinmama — which allows users to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) using a credit card — ...

Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed cry...

Fake MetaMask Crypto Malware Pulled From Google Play After Tip-Off

Decentralized app (DApp) MetaMask is facing fresh problems from cryptocurrency scammers after malware impersonating the tool ap...

Fake Website Mimicking Bakkt Platform Fails to Scam Crypto Community

A new Bitcoin (BTC) scam website representing digital assets platform Bakkt has appeared on the internet, with its domain “bakk...

Texas Securities Regulator Reveals 16 Orders Issued to Suspect Crypto Investments in 2018

The Texas State Securities Board (SSB) issued a total of 16 orders against suspected cryptocurrency scam investments in 2018, t...