Bitcoin Scams

US District Attorney Indicts Three for Laundering Millions With Bitcoin

The Manhattan district attorney has indicted a group of individuals with allegedly selling drugs and laundering millions of dollars with…

US Justice Dept. Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking

A federal jury has convicted two Romanian alleged cybercriminals of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illicitly mine…

Singapore Police Secure First Convictions Against OneCoin MLM Scheme Agents

Singapore authorities have charged two men for promoting cryptocurrency multi-level marketing (MLM) scheme OneCoin in the first case of its…

California Sentences Bitcoin Trader to 2 Years in Prison Over AML Compliance Failures

A LocalBitcoins trader who sold Bitcoin (BTC) to more than 1,000 people in the United States will serve two years…

Danish Man Faces Over 4 Years in Prison for Laundering $450K With Bitcoin

A 33-year old Danish man has been sentenced to four years and three months in jail for laundering over $450,000…

Artificial Intelligence Helps South Korea Police End $18 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

South Korean police have arrested suspects behind a cryptocurrency ponzi scheme using artificial intelligence (AI), local English-language news outlet Korea…

Belgium’s Financial Watchdog Updates Crypto-Related Blacklist to Total of 120 Websites

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has updated a blacklist of crypto-related websites associated with fraud, according to an…

Canadian Police Freezes Assets of FUEL Token Issuers due to Alleged $22 Million Fraud

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of blockchain consulting firm Vanbex, which raised $22 million in an alleged…

Android Malware Targets Users of 32 Crypto Apps, Including Coinbase, BitPay

A new strain of Trojan malware for Android phones is targeting global users of top crypto apps such as Coinbase,…

Analysts Claim CoinBene Transactions, Recent Activity ‘Consistent’ With Exchange Hack

Data scientists at blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus have published details of recent transactions from crypto exchange CoinBene that they consider…

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