Bitcoin Scams

US District Attorney Indicts Three for Laundering Millions With Bitcoin

The Manhattan district attorney has indicted a group of individuals with allegedly selling drugs and laundering millions of dol...

US Justice Dept. Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking

A federal jury has convicted two Romanian alleged cybercriminals of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illi...

Singapore Police Secure First Convictions Against OneCoin MLM Scheme Agents

Singapore authorities have charged two men for promoting cryptocurrency multi-level marketing (MLM) scheme OneCoin in the first...
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Danish Man Faces Over 4 Years in Prison for Laundering $450K With Bitcoin

A 33-year old Danish man has been sentenced to four years and three months in jail for laundering over $450,000 in Bitcoin (BTC...

Belgium’s Financial Watchdog Updates Crypto-Related Blacklist to Total of 120 Websites

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has updated a blacklist of crypto-related websites associated with fr...

Canadian Police Freezes Assets of FUEL Token Issuers due to Alleged $22 Million Fraud

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of blockchain consulting firm Vanbex, which raised $22 million in an alleged...

Android Malware Targets Users of 32 Crypto Apps, Including Coinbase, BitPay

A new strain of Trojan malware for Android phones is targeting global users of top crypto apps such as Coinbase, BitPay and Bit...

Analysts Claim CoinBene Transactions, Recent Activity ‘Consistent’ With Exchange Hack

Data scientists at blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus have published details of recent transactions from crypto exchange ...

YouTube Reportedly Runs Malicious Ad for Bitcoin Wallet Electrum by Accident

Video-sharing platform YouTube purportedly ran a malicious advertisement for Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Electrum by mistake, accordin...

Crypto Exchange DragonEx Reports Hack of Both Platform, User Assets

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has notified its users that it suffered a hack, according to an official annou...