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Scam Me Once: Twitter Promotes Fake Elon Musk’s...

Twitter has come under fire from cryptocurrency commentators once again after the social network began actively promoting an ongoing scam involving a Bitcoin giveaway. ‘Elon...

Wilma Woo | Nov 05, 2018 | 14:00
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5 Common Ways to Lose Your Bitcoins (And How to Stop It)

While the Bitcoin network is secure, things like poor safekeeping methods, malware, and user error can part people from their hard-earned coins. Here are five things to watch out for...

Matthew Hrones | Jul 01, 2018 | 06:00
Robinhood CEO: No Plans to Make Money on Cryptocurrency Trading for 'Forseeable Future'
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Federal Trade Commission Files Lawsuit, Targets ‘Deceptive...

The FTC has filed a lawsuit against two companies that have reportedly defrauded somewhere around 30,000 people worldwide, affirming their intent to disallow major cryptocurrency scam...

Matthew Hrones | Mar 18, 2018 | 21:30
Australians Keep Getting Scammed Out of Their Bitcoin
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Australians Keep Getting Scammed Out of Their Bitcoin

Consumer Affairs Victoria has been flooded with reports of people falling victim to fraudulent Bitcoin scams. Investment Scams Down Under Australia is a hotbed for Bitcoin scams...

Adam James | Mar 06, 2018 | 20:30
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‘Bitcoin Diamond’ is the Grinch That Will Steal Your...

Hardware wallet Ledger has warned of scams using Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) to defraud users as suspicions around the hard fork start to mount. ‘They’ll Steal Your Assets’...

Wilma Woo | Dec 25, 2017 | 16:45
Crazy Cryptocurrency Scams: "Secretive WW2 Bunker" Mining Farm
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How to Protect Yourself from Common Bitcoin Scams

The continuous growth of Bitcoin value over time has got a flip side. It has given rise to a whole new cybercrime economy revolving around various scams. Crafty threat actors zero in...

David Balaban | Oct 26, 2017 | 11:00
New SEC Report: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Trading Security Tokens Must Register
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SEC Files Fraud Charges Against ICO Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission has reportingly filed the first-ever civil fraud charges against an Initial Coin Offering.  Crackdown On ICOs Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are...

Ashour Iesho | Sep 30, 2017 | 15:15
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PSA: Coinbase Referral Spam Exploits Bitcoin URLs

Be careful not to misspell the domain of your favourite exchange or crypto information site – the chances are that it’ll redirect you to Coinbase Registration Page. No – set your...

Tyson O'Ham | Aug 23, 2016 | 08:18
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C-Bit Altcoin Highlights Everything Wrong With the Bitcoin Community

We’ve seen the Bitcoin scaling debate rise in fervor, come to a head, and die down without a substantial resolution. Many of its by-products are much maligned by the community, but...

Tyson O'Ham | Apr 02, 2016 | 06:00
Altcoin News

Protect Yourself From These Shapeshift.io Based Scams

Recently in a post on their blog, Shapeshift.io has warned users of various scams that are taking place on social media and attempt to lure users into depositing cryptocurrency on...

Drew Cordell | Jan 19, 2016 | 15:16
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Suspected Black Friday Phishing Site Alert

It seems from numerous reports the website bitcoinblackfriday.info could be a host of phishing scams. The website that premiered sometime two weeks ago looked seemingly like a...

Jamie Redman | Nov 27, 2015 | 21:42
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Alleged Scammers Behind Bitcoin Exchange Ponzi, MyCoin, Arrested in...

The Chinese newspaper, China Times, has reported that on August 20, 2015, Taiwanese police arrested two suspects who allegedly scammed investors out of $1 billion NT, equivalent...

Deepak Tiwari | Aug 28, 2015 | 08:00

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