Scams

Janet Jackson’s Billionaire Ex Sues Facebook Over Bogus Crypto Ads

Janet Jackson’s ex-husband, the Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, is suing Facebook after a crypto scam used his image to…

FCoin Blames Poor Auditing for Shutdown, but Others Suspect Exit Scam

Less than two years after bursting onto the scene, Chinese crypto exchange FCoin has shut down its operations. The platform,…

Gemcoin Founder Admits to Fraud in $147 Million Scheme

Steve Chen, the mastermind behind the $147 million Gemcoin cryptocurrency scheme, has admitted to wire fraud and tax evasion in…

Bitcoin Gold Is Held Captive by Whale With Almost Half the Supply

Bitcoin Gold (BTG)’s price is being manipulated by a whale controlling close to half of the circulating supply. These are…

New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google’s AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through Google's AdSense program has begun circulating the Internet. The…

SEC Charges Ohio Man for $33M Crypto Fraud Targeting Physicians

An Ohio man has been charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly defrauding 150 investors in…

DISCUSSION: US Crypto Taxes Are a Nightmare. Could These Proposals Help?

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to…

Uganda Targets Cryptocurrencies in Ponzi Scheme Crackdown

Ugandan legislators are exploring the role of cryptocurrencies in connection with pyramid scheme frauds that are often found in the…

Unknown Number of Major League Baseball Players Lured into Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Two men charged over an alleged crypto trading ponzi scheme lured investors, including professional baseball players, with social media posts…

Investigators Bust €6 Million Bitcoin and Gold Fraud Scheme

French, Belgian and Israeli investigators have brought down a scheme that defrauded €6 million ($6.64 million) from French and Belgian…

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