Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Crypto Scam News

Singapore authority issues a warning against crypto after PM gets caught in a scam.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore issued a notice to would-be Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investors, warning them of the dangers of engaging with such a...

John McAfee’s associate has pleaded not guilty in a $13 million digital currency fraud case.

The former bodyguard of John McAfee has pleaded not guilty in a $13 million cryptocurrency fraud case. Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. is currently facing...

The mastermind behind the hack of various high-profile Twitter accounts gets three years in prison.

According to a Tampa Bay Times report, Clark pleaded guilty to the Twitter hack that happened last summer at a virtual court hearing held on Tuesday,...

Austrian regulators call for more strict crypto regulations as crypto-related scams surge.

According to a Bloomberg report of Friday, Austria's Financial Market Authority has unveiled that more than 60% of all reported financial fraud in the country involve...

Europol arrests 10 cybercriminals who siphoned off $100 million in crypto.

Europol, the pan European police agency, has assisted in the arrest of a total of 10 cybercriminals who siphoned off $100 million in cryptocurrencies...

Darknet marketplace announces to shut down after making over $1 billion in bitcoin.

According to an announcement by the administrator of Joker's Stash, the longest-running marketplace for stolen credit cards on the darknet is shutting down. The admin...

CEO of crypto wallet provider DropBit indicted for laundering $311 million in bitcoin.

The CEO of crypto wallet provider DropBit, Larry Dean Harmon, has been officially indicted for laundering $311 million in bitcoin for darknet transactions. According...

Crypto exchange Altsbit announces to shut down after suffering a security breach

The Bahrain-based crypto exchange Altsbit, announced that it would shut down its services in May of this year. The exchange suffered a major security...

30m XRP transferred to a wallet which allegedly belongs to Ripple’s former CEO

Whale Alert recently reported that 30 million XRP worth $7.3 million was transferred from an unknown wallet to Funding Wallet1. Several from the crypto community suspect that the...

Court orders PlexCoin to pay $7 million fine for its illegal ICO

SEC continues to bring down cryptocurrency companies one after another. After SEC's complaint, Court has ordered PlexCoin to pay $4.56 million in fine. According to US...

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