Fraud

India: Police Arrest Suspects in Alleged $14 Million Crypto Scam

Law enforcement in Mumbai, India have exposed a group allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1…

Lawyers for Israeli Crypto Entrepreneur Say White Paper Confers No Legal Responsibility

Moshe Hogeg, the Israeli entrepreneur behind blockchain firm Stox (STX), has denied misappropriating investors’ funds in a response to the…

‘Swiss Leaks’ HSBC Whistleblower Plans to Launch ‘Clean, Ethical’ Crypto Token

Frenchman Hervé Falciani, a whistleblower who has been convicted of the largest leak in banking history, plans to launch an…

Fake Website Mimicking Bakkt Platform Fails to Scam Crypto Community

A new Bitcoin (BTC) scam website representing digital assets platform Bakkt has appeared on the internet, with its domain “bakktplatform.io”…

UK Financial Watchdog: $255 Mln Lost in Crypto-Related, Other Investment Scams in 2018

The United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reported that common investment scams’ losses — including those crypto-related — amounted…

Crypto Firm Accused of Fraud, Duping Investor Into Buying $2 Million in Tokens

A lawsuit recently filed in a United States district court in New York claims that an investor was misled into…

US Indicts Two More Men on Fraud and Extortion in SIM-Swapping Investigation

United States law enforcement has indicted two more men over alleged SIM-swapping scams involving cryptocurrency. A press release from the…

Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution

Manhattan’s District Attorney (DA) announced the indictment of an individual for stealing identities and funds, including crypto, via a process…

Coinbase’s Director of Data Science and Risk Leaves to ‘Build From Scratch’

Soups Ranjan, director of data science and risk at Coinbase, has left the cryptocurrency exchange after three and a half…

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