Category: Bitcoin Scams

Prime Suspect in $24 Million Bitcoin Scam Arrested in Thailand

Thai citizen Prinya Jaravijit, who allegedly defrauded a Finnish investor of $24 Million worth of Bitcoin (BTC), has recently been…

US SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Claimed to Possess Regulator’s Approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted a planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that falsely claimed have SEC…

Crypto Exchange YoBit Starts Pump Scheme on Random Coins

Cryptocurrency exchange YoBit is going to perform a pump scheme on random coins, according to an Oct. 10 tweet. A…

Suspect in Thai Bitcoin Scam Unable to Return to Thailand Due to Passport Revocation

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand has revoked the passport of an alleged crypto scammer, which has reportedly rendered him unable…

Hackers Breach Smart Contract on Ethereum-Based Adult Entertainment Platform SpankChain

Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain has suffered a smart contract security breach that led to loss of around $38,000, the…

Precious Commodities: CFTC Shows Force Against Crypto Scammers, but Maintains ‘Do No Harm’ Approach

This week, a United States federal district judge ruled that an allegedly fraudulent crypto token meets the definition of a…

US SEC Files Charges Against Bitcoin-Backed Securities Dealer

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against international securities dealer 1pool Ltd., which was offering Bitcoin-funded…

New Zealand Police Warn of Online Scams After Crypto Investor Loses Over $200,000 to Fraud

New Zealand police have warned the public about online scams after an investor lost $320,000 NZD ($213,000 USD) to crypto…

US Regulator Acts Against Crypto Firm Falsely Claiming to Represent Coinbase, Cointelegraph

The Texas Securities Commission (TSC) has issued an emergency cease and desist order against a Russian crypto firm, according to…

Elon Musk Asks Dogecoin Creator to Help Fight Crypto Scam Bots on Twitter

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk asked Jackson Palmer, the creator of Dogecoin (DOGE), to help him combat…

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