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Over $600 Million in Ethereum Locked in DeFi, Up More Than 200% from Last Year (beincrypto.com) 12/11/2019 - 4:56am
Investments in Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi), a much-vaunted sphere of digital assets, has been increasing at a staggering rate, up over 200% from the same time last year. DeFi services include lending, decentralized exchanges, derivatives, payments, and assets. Considered an overall indicator of the health of the space, the $650...
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This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme - WIRED (wired.com) 12/10/2019 - 7:48pm
This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme WIRED
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Three Men Arrested for Running Alleged $722 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme (cointelegraph.com) 12/10/2019 - 6:24pm
Back in March of 2017, Cointelegraph reported on accusations that BitClub had launched a malleability attack on the Bitcoin (BTC) network. Arguably the most famous crypto exit scam in history, the ...
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Cryptocurrency rocked by massive Bitcoin fraud (finance.yahoo.com) 12/10/2019 - 6:05pm
US prosecutors have arrested three men while investigating an alleged $722 million Bitcoin scam. The Justice Department has branded the activities of the ‘BitClub Network’ as a “high-tech Ponzi scheme ...
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Accused Onecoin Co-Conspirators Fight Criminal Charges in the US (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/10/2019 - 3:18pm
The Onecoin scam, a multi-level Ponzi scheme that acquired $4 billion from investors has been falling apart at the seams. Criminal proceedings have started against Onecoin leaders and one alleged associate who was found guilty of laundering $400 million has asked a New York judge for more time to process an acquittal motion. Additionally,...
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2 Colorado men indicted in $722 million cryptocurrency scam, victims sought (kdvr.com) 12/10/2019 - 2:34pm
NEWARK, N.J. — Three men who ran a cryptocurrency mining scheme that took in some $722 million have been charged with fraud conspiracy. The U.S. attorney’s office says Matthew Brent Goettsche, 37, of ...
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3 charged with running $722M cryptocurrency scam (msn.com) 12/10/2019 - 1:58pm
NEWARK (AP) — Three men were charged with running a cryptocurrency mining operation that officials labeled a “high-tech Ponzi scheme” that bilked investors out of $722 million, federal officials ...
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3 charged with running $722M cryptocurrency scam (washingtonpost.com) 12/10/2019 - 1:52pm
NEWARK, N.J. — Three men were charged with running a cryptocurrency mining operation that officials labeled a “high-tech Ponzi scheme” that bilked investors out of $722 million, federal officials ...
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3 Charged With Running $722M Cryptocurrency Scam (nytimes.com) 12/10/2019 - 1:51pm
NEWARK — Three men were charged with running a cryptocurrency mining operation that officials labeled a “high-tech Ponzi scheme" that bilked investors out of $722 million, federal officials announced ...
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Dash Investors Receive Lost Funds Following Suspected Exit Scam (cryptoglobe.com) 12/10/2019 - 1:22pm
Dash investors have begun receiving their lost funds from MooCowMoo, a former Dash Core Group senior advisor who suddenly ceased paying masternode rewards in August 2019.
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Copycat Scam Targeting TIOmarkets (financemagnates.com) 12/10/2019 - 11:43am
Individuals are strongly advised to avoid falling victim to scammers from a copycat group, trade-it.
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This Bitcoin Rival Just Crashed By A Shocking 70% In An Hour [Update] (forbes.com) 12/10/2019 - 11:20am
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets are well known to be highly volatile but a sudden 70% plunge in under one hour is extreme even for the scandal and scam-ridden crypto market. Matic, a digital token ...
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US Arrests 3 in Alleged Crypto Mining Pool Fraud Scheme (finance.yahoo.com) 12/10/2019 - 11:04am
The news was first reported by BNN Bloomberg. Two other unidentified defendants remain at large. Related: Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam The alleged scammers created ...
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The Rise and Fall of Matic Network (cryptobriefing.com) 12/10/2019 - 8:33am
Matic Network, a sidechain-based scaling solution for public blockchains, saw its native token skyrocket over 300 percent since late September. The move appears to be correlated with a wave of developments that were intended to expand the token’s utility. Over the last few hours though, its price crashed over 70 percent amid fears of an exit scam...
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New massive crypto fraud – three charged for $722 million scam (leaprate.com) 12/10/2019 - 8:29am
After the crypto community saw several high-profile scams, the latest one is staggering by its volume – $722 million. According to press, 3 men were charged with a $722 million cryptocurrency scam ...
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Ugandan Police Hold Director of Alleged $2.7M Crypto Ponzi Scheme (cointelegraph.com) 12/10/2019 - 8:23am
Ugandan police have reportedly seized Samson Lwanga, a director of Dunamiscoins crypto scam which managed to get $2.7 million from the victims
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US Arrests 3 in Alleged Crypto Mining Pool Fraud Scheme (sg) 12/10/2019 - 8:10am
Related: Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam The alleged scammers created false figures meant to demonstrate BitClub’s earnings from its bitcoin mining pool to its ...
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Alleged Bitcoin scam that raised $359M busted by Brazilian police - The Next Web (thene.tw) 12/10/2019 - 6:30am
Alleged Bitcoin scam that raised $359M busted by Brazilian police The Next Web
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Police arrest head of $2.7M Ugandan cryptocurrency scam - The Next Web (thene.tw) 12/10/2019 - 5:19am
Police arrest head of $2.7M Ugandan cryptocurrency scam The Next Web
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Matic Network (MATIC) Team Explains Sudden Token Flash Crash (bitcoinist.com) 12/10/2019 - 4:22am
The Matic Network (MATIC) token went through a crisis, erasing more than 50% of its price in the past day, to drop to $0.02. The price crash, however, follows a period of wild appreciation on a parabolic trend, as MATIC more than tripled its price and moved to a record above $0.04. Fears of Team Dumping Tokens Now, the price action of MATIC is...
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Uganda crypto scam targets investors and employees (coingeek.com) 12/10/2019 - 12:00am
Uganda crypto scam targets investors and employees [...] Read More... The post Uganda crypto scam targets investors and employees appeared first on CoinGeek .
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Alleged Bitcoin scam that raised $359M busted by Brazilian police (thene.tw) 12/09/2019 - 11:46pm
Police in Brazil have busted a purported Bitcoin investment scheme that allegedly stole $359 million (1.5 million reais) from victims. According to a statement issued by the Paraná state government, ...
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The PlusToken Scam was the biggest ponzi since Bernie Madoff 12/09/2019 - 9:30pm

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Police arrest head of $2.7M Ugandan cryptocurrency scam (thene.tw) 12/09/2019 - 9:25pm
Police have arrested one of the directors of a cryptocurrency startup in Uganda that closed suddenly and made off with investors‘ money. A Mr Samson Lwanga, director of Dunamiscoins Resources ...
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Matter Labs Scaling Solution Could Bring “VISA-Scale” to Ethereum (cryptobriefing.com) 12/09/2019 - 6:15pm
Research outfit Matter Labs announced a Zero-Knowledge Proof-based scaling solution, which leverages many of the changes from Instanbul. Critics from the Bitcoin camp claim it’s just another “shitcoin.” ZK-Rollups and “Visa-Scale” Throughput Achieving scale has long been the Achilles heel of public blockchain networks. Earlier approaches to the...
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Letters From Venezuela: Bolivar Destroyed, $150K Bitcoin Scam, Petro Impersonating BCH Tx (coinspice.io) 12/09/2019 - 5:11pm
TL;DR: Letters from Venezuela is an exclusive CoinSpice series, an inside look from a reporter on the ground, documenting the South American nation’s last stand among sanctions, political unrest, international condemnation and concern, economic collapse, and the specter of cryptocurrency possibly demonstrating its main use case. In this...
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Coinjer Scam is Making the Rounds, Here’s What You Need to Know (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/09/2019 - 4:08pm
The Coinjer scam is one of the latest cons to hit crypto-related social media recently. The scam primarily operates across Telegram channels and tricks people into coughing up bitcoin in order to receive more. The Coinjer Scam Promises BTC Rewards The Coinjer scam is a relatively small-scale attempt to syphon away Bitcoin (BTC). The scheme offers...
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Coinjer scam: Telegram becomes host to notorious fraud scheme (bitcoinwarrior.net) 12/09/2019 - 3:18pm
Coinjer scam is a small-scale attempt at making investors lose their Bitcoin. The platform promises BTC rewards but never pays it. The platform advertises by sending messages on Telegram telling their ...
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Bitcoin Daily: African Open Blockchain Ecosystem In The Works; Authorities Shut Down Bitcoin Scam In Brazil (pymnts.com) 12/09/2019 - 1:05pm
Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has teamed up with Chinese public blockchain leader Ultrain Technology Limited to develop a pan-African open blockchain system called the African Chain 3.0, according to ...
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Coinjer Scam is Making the Rounds, Here’s What You Need to Know (bitcoinist.com) 12/09/2019 - 12:47pm
The Coinjer scam is one of the latest cons to hit crypto-related social media recently. The scam primarily operates across Telegram channels and tricks people into coughing up bitcoin in order to receive more. The Coinjer Scam Promises BTC Rewards The Coinjer scam is a relatively small-scale attempt to syphon away Bitcoin (BTC). The scheme offers...
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Dash Investors’ Missing Funds Returned, Moocowmoo Resurfaces (bitcoinist.com) 12/09/2019 - 9:41am
After many months of speculation as to the whereabouts of Dash ex-Senior Advisor, Moocowmoo, and the location of investors’ funds, it seems he’s finally come out of hiding. Investors Start Receiving Their Shares In a euphoric Reddit post , entitled “Developing story: More and more people reporting they are receiving their shares back,” Dash...
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Are you convinced that all Ethereum research is a scam? Offer me your sharpest criticism of ZK Sync. This construct here is phenomenal. - A tweet thread by Eric Wall (twitter.com) 12/09/2019 - 8:54am
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Scam alert! Beware of this fake jury duty phone call (komando.com) 12/09/2019 - 6:21am
They ask for a prepaid debit card or gift card and have their victims read the card number over the phone. Sometimes they direct victims to deposit cash into a Bitcoin ATM. Related: What you need to ...
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Clients lose Shs10b in cryptocurrency scam (monitor.co.ug/News/National/Clients-lose-Shs10b-cryptocurrency-scam-Samson-Lwanga/688334-5379464-ubkywn/index.html) 12/09/2019 - 2:24am
“The government of Uganda does not recognise any cryptocurrency as legal tender in Uganda. The general public is further advised of the following risks associated with crypto-currencies; Most ...
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US Marshals warn of spoofing scam involving bitcoin ATMs (atmmarketplace.com) 12/09/2019 - 12:39am
The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are once again warning the public of an impostor phone scam involving bitcoin ATMs. Spoofers are impersonating government employees and demanding payment via bitcoin ATMs ...
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Cryptocurrency Exchange - Here are tips to choose the best (bulawayo24.com) 12/08/2019 - 9:12pm
Also, you will have to be aware of bitcoin revolution scam speculations in the web and arrive at a clear view on your own. Check various social media platforms if you have to and find out whether ...
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The 5 Biggest Trends in Cryptocurrency for 2020 (foreignpolicyi.org) 12/08/2019 - 9:06pm
However, trustful cryptocurrencies have a strong back-up in blockchain technology, which prevents a possible scam. The year 2020 will be important for this kind of market, mostly because a lot of ...
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Bitcoin may Cost Energy but Fiat Money Costs Privacy and Freedom (7bitcoins.com) 12/08/2019 - 11:41am
Many bitcoin opponents argue that bitcoin burns a lot of energy for mining which is a process to maintain operative and secure the network. Of course, most of those people arguing about this aspect of bitcoin live in countries where the monetary system has not failed yet. But if you ask people living in countries like Venezuela , Hong Kong , Syria...
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Scammers sending threatening letters claiming to be federal agencies; similar scam calls expected in future (ksla.com) 12/08/2019 - 9:25am
“Before you do anything else, please call the FTC’s Consumer Response Center at 1.877.FTC.HELP (1.877.382.4357)." No government agency will ever demand that members of the public provide payment ...
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Buyer Beware: A detailed write up on Richard Heart's HEX scam (medium.com) 12/08/2019 - 9:03am
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Sunday Digest: Bitcoin, Banks And Bananas (bitcoinist.com) 12/08/2019 - 7:57am
An art lover who paid $120,000 for an installation of an over-ripe banana duct-taped to a wall, had his investment eaten by a performance artist . One hopes that if he has that much money to ‘waste’ on what is now just a banana skin with some tape stuck to it, he’s already filled his bags with bitcoin. Bitcoin Price: Where Next? Bitcoin markets...
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Thailand Takes Down Major Chinese Crypto Scam (livebitcoinnews.com) 12/08/2019 - 5:45am
Several Chinese nationals have been arrested in Thailand and are under suspicion of being involved in an international cryptocurrency scam. Roughly 24 people are now in police custody. All were ...
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Guide How to Identify Cryptocurrency and ICO Scams (thecoinrise.com) 12/08/2019 - 4:30am
It will not be wrong to say that ICOs or the Initial Coin Offerings form the backbone of the cryptocurrency arena. Despite facing the slump in 2018, the digital currency space failed to lose its charm and dominance in the market space. More than a dozen new cryptocurrency projects are introduced for the investors every month. These strategic...
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