カテゴリー: scammer

Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails

Another 'Satoshi Message' Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But FailsIt’s been a crazy week in cryptocurrency land as a large portion of the community watched the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network split into two chains on Nov. 15. Following the 24 hours of the BCH hash war, an interesting message was found stemming from block height 9 that claims there is an “issue with Segwit.” […]

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Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails

Another 'Satoshi Message' Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But FailsIt’s been a crazy week in cryptocurrency land as a large portion of the community watched the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network split into two chains on Nov. 15. Following the 24 hours of the BCH hash war, an interesting message was found stemming from block height 9 that claims there is an “issue with Segwit.” […]

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Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online

Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging OnlineMark Risher, Google’s director of product management, Google Identity, account security, and spam & abuse, recently urged cryptocurrency investors not to brag about their virtual currency holdings online. Also Read: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money Laundering Google Security Expert Cautions Traders Against Boasting Online In a recent interview with CNBC, Google security […]

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The Daily: New Education Centers, Vietnamese Ask for Fraudster’s Extradition

The Daily: New Education Centers, Vietnamese Ask for Fraudster’s ExtraditionIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a number of new academic education centers around the world devoted to the research of the technology behind cryptocurrency, and demands by Vietnamese victims for an alleged fraudster’s extradition plus an update about Kickico. Also Read: Okex Socializes Loss From Over $400 Million Bet Among BTC […]

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The Daily: Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty, Scammer Fined Over $1.9 Million

The Daily: Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty, Scammer Fined Over $1.9 MillionIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a number of stories related to crime from around the cryptosphere: an exchange operator pleads guilty to securities fraud, a scammer is fined over $1.9 million for bitcoin and binary options fraud, police get a crypto course and a new type of ransomware attack is discovered. […]

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Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services Will

Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services WillOne of the most maddening things about lookalike Twitter scammers has been Twitter’s unwillingness to do anything about them. It’s not a complex problem to solve, and yet for months the micro-blogging service has prevaricated while the gullible public has given their ether away to flagrant scammers. A couple of third party services have now […]

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How to Survive a Blockchain Conference Without Getting Hacked

How to Survive a Blockchain Conference Without Getting HackedBlockchain conference season is here, the industry’s equivalent of Hollywood’s awards season. It’s an opportunity for crypto celebs to tread the red carpet and for everyone from minnows to whales to mingle, network, and learn. But if you’re not careful, it’s also a chance to get your devices pwned and your cryptocurrency swiped. Also read: Xapo […]

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Alleged British Bitcoin Scammer Extradited to US for Defrauding Over $36 Million

Alleged British Bitcoin Scammer Extradited to US for Defrauding Over $36 MillionThe FBI has announced on Friday that Renwick Haddow, a 49-year old UK national, has been extradited to the US from Morocco to face charges at the Southern District Court of New York. He is accused of defrauding more than $36 million from victims by making material misrepresentations and misappropriating investment funds in two companies, […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Sunday: Stablecoin v Stablecoin

Bitcoin in Brief Sunday: Stablecoin v StablecoinToday’s Bitcoin in Brief provides some leisurely Sunday reading for anyone who has a life to live outside of crypto. We curate the best stories from the past 24 hours and condense them into a daily digest so you can stay in the loop in less time than it takes to boil a kettle. In […]

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