Fraud

E Pluribus Unum: Four Class-Action Suits Against Bitfinex Over 2017 BTC Price Now One

The four class-action suits against Bitfinex, Tether and parent company iFinex over alleged market manipulation leading to Bitcoin’s (BTC) 2017…

Disgruntled Employee Stole Bitcoin from Japanese Project Vipstarcoin

Two men have been arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of defrauding IT firm Vipstar Inc. from hundreds of thousands of…

Blockvest Saved from Default Judgement in Fraud Case

Blockvest, which is currently embroiled in a dangerous lawsuit with the SEC, obtained a small victory in a similar case…

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now the United Kingdom's sole Anti-Money Laundering (AML) authority for the crypto business. After…

Vinnik’s Children File a Complaint About Rights Violation to Greek Court

The lawyers for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, have filed a complaint alleging violation of…

Ugandan Victims of Dunamiscoins Scam Petition Gov’t for Lost Investments

Over 5,000 victims of the alleged cryptocurrency pyramid scheme Dunamiscoins have petitioned the Ugandan Parliament asking to refund money lost…

CabbageTech CEO Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison After Pleading Guilty in Fraud Case

Patrick McDonnell was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to charges of defrauding investors in…

More Bitcoin Scam Ads With Martin Lewis on Instagram — Can We Get a Filter for That?

Suspected crypto con artists are once again using the likeness of British financial expert Martin Lewis to defraud unsuspecting victims.…

Blockvest’s Defense Based on Falsified Documents, Claims SEC

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission have argued in a Jan. 10 filing that Blockvest founder Reginald Buddy Ringgold…

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