139 people were blackmailed by a scammer who alleged holding personal data of the victims. A ransom was demanded from affected users, and while most of them realized it was a hoax, one paid $1,200 in bitcoins to the swindler.
Brazil’s crypto evangelists would require the filing of large monthly transactions, equal to or more than BRL 30,000, with the tax department. If they fail to fulfill this requirement, exchanges and traders will be penalized.
Bitcoinabuse reported over 200 extortion scams in the last 24 hours. Several scammers earned more than 1 BTC through their illicit crimes and have contributed to the scamming industry, which received more than 1.5 million last year.
Current Bitcoin Price – $10,326.91
Yesterday, Bitcoin opened at a price of $10,176.82. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $10,099.24 and the highest value of $10,442.25 in 24 hours. Bitcoin closed at $10,410.13 and saw an increase of 2.29% throughout the day.
Current Ethereum Price – $179.69
Yesterday, Ethereum opened at $178.80. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $177.85 and the highest value of $182.00 in 24 hours. Ethereum closed at $181.02 and saw an increase of 1.24% throughout the day.
Current Cardano Price – $0.045295
Yesterday, Cardano opened at $0.044993. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $0.044423 and the highest value of $0.046414 in 24 hours. Cardano closed at $0.045452 and saw an increase of 1.02% throughout the day.
Bitcoin Market Cap
The day ended with $185,195,907,805 for the Bitcoin Market Cap.
Ethereum Market cap
The day ended with $19,356,710,124 for the Ethereum Market Cap.
Cardano Market cap
The day ended with $1,174,376,655 for the Cardano Market Cap.
Bitcoin Trading Volume
The 24-hour trading volume of Bitcoin – $15,476,110,516
Ethereum Trading Volume
The 24-hour trading volume of Ethereum – $5,732,445,254
Cardano Trading Volume
The 24-hour trading volume of Cardano – $40,043,624
Crypto enthusiasts beware of these whales
- 300,000,000 USDT ($298,817,500) transferred from Tether Treasury to Binance. Transaction ID: 0xacf1b575ccecdcecd1fcda1bb0d9c3f6bc0dcf72c3a4120f71cd930046373485
- 378,770 ETH ($68,333,610) transferred from Huobi to an Unknown wallet. Transaction ID: 0xf73f8b9a79fbd535a59b3885cf7c4264753831a637e06e54f60c578832e46f85
- 65,535 ETH ($11,823,119) transferred from Huobi to an Unknown wallet. Transaction ID: 0xb161b24e0b8c868c93d35e52c4debc7233c87adb494507562c18f15ffa55793a
On a Reddit post of the arrest of a scammer called Cryptocurrency Wizard, someone sarcastically asks if they meant Justin Sun?
What to expect today?
The Bitcoin charts reflect bearish trends. Will BTC retest the resistance at $10,270-$10,470 and fall to a four-digit valuation?