Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Crypto Scam News

China arrested over 1,100 people in a crackdown on crypto scammers.

According to the Bloomberg report, China arrested over 1,100 people in a sweeping crackdown on the use of cryptocurrencies for money laundering, adding to...

Jack Dorsey-led payment firm Square is investing $5 million to create a sustainable bitcoin mine.

Jack Dorsey-led Square is investing $5 million into building a bitcoin mine that runs on solar power, teaming up with bitcoin technology company Blockstream...

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak loses a bitcoin scam-related lawsuit against YouTube.

A recent court ruling said that video-sharing giant YouTube is not responsible for cryptocurrency-related scams posted on its platform. According to the Bloomberg report,...

Law enforcement agencies urge the White House to address Ransomware attacks.

According to the Bloomberg report, Cybersecurity experts, law enforcement agencies, and governments urged the White House to root out safe havens for criminals engaging...

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...

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