Fraud

FCA Warns Public About Clone Firm Offering Crypto Investment

The British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned the public about First BTC FX, a supposed clone firm offering fraudulent…

Aventus Announces Ethereum-Based Protocol to Enhance Ticketing Industry

The digital assets-focused blockchain-based protocol, Aventus, revealed its next code release Aventus Classic designed to create a more equitable and…

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

Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites.…

US SEC Reaches $10 Million Settlement with Digital Assets Issuers

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a primary governmental regulator, has settled charges with digital assets company Bitqyck…

New Zealand Radio Host Denies Shilling Bitcoin on Social Media

New Zealand radio personality Duncan Garner, who hosts The AM Show on MagicTalkRadio, has denied promoting Bitcoin (BTC) on Facebook.…

Crypto in Court — Overview of the Biggest Lawsuits Worldwide

Over the last 24 months, all major legal systems have been floundering to develop a regulatory framework that can be…

Thai SEC Warns Public About New Crypto Scam Operating Overseas

Thailand’s securities regulator has warned the public about scam entities posing as legal digital currency trading firms operating overseas. Investor…

US FTC Settles With Alleged Crypto Pyramid Scheme for $500,000

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled charges it filed in 2018 against an alleged crypto pyramid scheme…

Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year

Australian citizen Katherine Nguyen has pleaded guilty to stealing $450,000 in XRP — over 100,000 tokens — in January 2018.…

Canadians Charged for $220,000 Bitcoin Scam on Twitter

Two Canadian nationals have been indicted for scheming to steal bitcoin from an Oregon resident. Karanjit and Jagroop Singh Khatkar…

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