Bitcoin Scams

US CFTC Brings Action Against $147 Million Bitcoin Investment Scheme

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched action against a reportedly fraudulent $147 million bitcoin (BTC) scheme, fintech…

Report: Record-Breaking Coincheck Hack Perpetrated by Virus Tied to Russian Hackers

The personal computers of employees at hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck have allegedly been found to have been infected by…

UK Financial Watchdog Blacklists Clones of Two Major Financial Firms

The British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned investors of a fraudulent company posing as the Swiss Investment Corporation, an…

Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install…

Dutch Billionaire Yet Another Victim of Deceptive Crypto Ads, Sues Facebook

Earlier this week, Dutch billionaire John De Mol launched a lawsuit against Facebook over crypto ads using his image without…

Dutch Billionaire John De Mol Files Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Fraudulent Crypto Ads

John De Mol, a Dutch billionaire responsible for the local Big Brother and The Voice shows, filed a lawsuit against…

EU: Malta Needs to Improve Readiness to Respond to Cryptocurrency Crime

The European Union has told Malta it needs to improve the resources it has to fight potential financial crime as…

Report: Polish Exchange Shuts Down and Disappears With Customers Funds

Polish cryptocurrency exchange Coinroom has reportedly shut down its operations and disappeared with customer funds, local business news outlet money.pl…

US Federal Bureau of Investigation Calls for QuadrigaCX Users to Provide Information

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) called for former users of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to provide information…

Indian Police Uncover Cryptocurrency Scam Involving BitConnect Promoter

Indian police have reportedly discovered an alleged multi-million dollar cryptocurrency scam, involving a BitConnect promoter, local media outlet the Times…

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