Tag Archives: scams

‘Tis the season for gift card scams: Be on the lookout for these potential schemes

Gift cards are the present Americans want most. But popularity can make gift cards a prime target for thieves. Here are some scams to look out for. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report

Most of the top Google results for “bitcoin qr generator” return phishing websites, luring users into sending payments to scammers Cointelegraph.com News

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Blockchain Firm AmaZix is Tackling Crypto Scams on Telegram: Here’s How

When something becomes popular, illegal activity tends to follow. The cryptocurrency market knows this all too well, which is why AmaZix this week opened up its “moderation bot” so crypto scams can be booted from Telegram, a popular messaging app. Here’s what we know. Telegram Crypto Scams On Wednesday, AmaZix, a blockchain advisory firm, said it was opening up access ...

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Rwanda’s Central Bank Issues PSA on Alleged Cryptocurrency Get-Rich-Quick Scams

Rwanda’s central bank has issued a warning about alleged ICO scams and crypto pyramid schemes targeting the country’s residence Cointelegraph.com News

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UK Watchdog Reports $34 Million Lost in Crypto and Forex Scams Last Year

The United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority reports $ 34 million lost to crypto and forex scams last year Cointelegraph.com News

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Smell Something Fishy The CFTC Will Pay You to Report Crypto Scams

n nn nn Nestled in the exhibition room at this years Consensus conference, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC had a message for conference goers as they weaved in and out of booths representing various projects and startups in the space Be on the lookout for virtual currency fraud and if you see it, let us know.The Whistleblower Office ...

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Myanmar’s Central Bank Warns Public Not to Use Crypto After Series of Scams Reported

The Central Bank of Myanmar is urging consumers to stop trading crypto amid fears they could lose money Cointelegraph.com News

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Report Australians Lost Over $4 Million to Crypto Scams in 2018

n nn nn The latest edition of Targeting scams, an annual report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ACCC revealed that the country saw a 190 percent increase in cryptocurrency scams, with a total of $ 6.1 million AUD $ 4.3 million USD lost to crypto criminals.This marks a substantial rise from the $ 2.1 million AUD $ ...

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