Tag: scam

Italy: Securities Regulator Suspends Two Crypto Firms for Alleged Scam Investment Schemes

The Italian securities regulator, CONSOB, has suspended two projects for allegedly offering fraudulent crypto investment schemes. The 90-day suspensions were…

U.K. Cryptocurrency Exchange Cubits Shuts Down After $33M Scam

Cubits, a London-based digital asset trading platform, has been forced into administration after fraudsters reportedly stole €29 million (about $32.5…

Former Israeli Prime Minster Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Ehud Barak served as the prime minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001. These days he makes a lot of…

The Daily: Kucoin Enables Credit Card Payments, Coinbase Pro Adds Zcash

Digital asset exchange Kucoin has partnered with an Israeli startup to introduce credit card payments for cryptocurrency purchases and we’ve…

Uganda to Regulate Cryptocurrency as Fake Bitcoin Schemes Surge

Uganda will seek to regulate crypto assets to prevent criminals from exploiting digital currencies to scam citizens. This comes as…

Bitcoin ATMs Most Common Scam Payment Method in Australia

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned taxpayers to be “on high alert” for phone scammers demanding payment through bitcoin…

Musk Impostors Hack Lawmaker, Publisher Accounts in New Crypto Scams

A number of verified Twitter accounts were compromised Monday – including those owned by a U.S. lawmaker, a film company,…

Rumors of Exit Scam Swirl as Maplechange Loses Funds in Hack

Maplechange, a small Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, has ceased operations following the purported theft of all the funds it was holding.…

Belgium Adds 21 Websites to List of Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority has updated the list of websites it says are cryptocurrency trading platforms showing signs…

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