Tag Archive: Robbery

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    Hong Kong Bitcoin Trader Attacked and Robbed of $180,000 USD

    A man in Hong Kong was the victim of a Bitcoin robbery as thieves stole $180,000 USD in cash he was planning to buy the cryptocurrency with. What is it about the prospect of making money by buying and selling cryptocurrency that makes people lose their common sense? The latest example of this phenomenon took place in Hong Kong. A man looking to buy bitcoins was lured into an ambush by criminals, in which he

    · January 19, 2018 · 3:30 pm
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    Man Robbed of $1.8 Million in Ether at Gunpoint

    A New Jersey man learned that the contents of your crypto wallet can be stolen in more than one way as he is kidnapped at gunpoint and then robbed of $1.8 million in Ether. When one normally hears of a crypto wallet being emptied, it’s because of some nefarious hack, such as what hit NiceHash about a week ago. Yet there’s more than one way to skin a cat, so they say. A man in

    · December 14, 2017 · 1:00 pm
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    Police in New Delhi Arrest Gang Robbing Bitcoin Buyers

    A group of six individuals in New Delhi, India, have been arrested by the police for robbing people that they had convinced were buying Bitcoin with actual cash. Just when you think it’s safe to buy Bitcoin and other digital currencies, you hear horror stories about being robbed in some sort of online scam or Ponzi scheme. The decentralized nature of cryptocurrency means that those looking to get involved in it must do their due

    · October 1, 2017 · 10:00 pm
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    Floridian Thieves use Local Bitcoin Exchange to Rob Customers

    With all the coverage surrounding massive Crypto Theft and Scams recently, whether it’s The DAO, OneCoin, or questionable ETC ownership policies on major exchanges, it’s easy to ignore the more mundane events in this arena. Luckily, Steve Manos, A man in Lake Worth Florida, was brave enough to ignore best practices and common sense to bring us this gem of an example of how not to buy Bitcoin. Read Also: New Polaris GPUs Shake Up

    · July 30, 2016 · 10:30 pm