The email demands a Bitcoin ransom and threatens with deadly consequences if not complied with. This is the second such Bitcoin-related bomb threat since 2017.
- Vivek Sancheti
- Dec 14, 2018
Reports from Singapore-based publication The Straits Times indicate that citizens have lost over $78,000 in Bitcoin scams over the past three months.
Lukas Stefanko, a malware researcher recently discovered fake cryptocurrency wallets that rob users data from the device
Twitter scams are back - and this time, scammers, using hacked verified accounts are able to 'promote' these Tweets.
A Canadian fraud victim tried to sue the company that owned the Bitcoin ATM after she was defrauded. However, the courts in the country ruled against her.
Victims in a $50,000 Bitcoin scam were forced to pay non-existent tax debt via Bitcoin ATMs. Police suspect there might be more victims who are yet to report.
The modus operandi of these scammers was to call up US residents and ask them to pay ‘loan tax’ they owe to the IRS in form of Bitcoin payments
Recent reports now indicate that a massive cryptocurrency scam, worth $3.2 Billion worth INR has been uncovered in India.
The ICO has scammed over $50 Million from about 124,000 people in the country. Authorities are now seeking support of Interpol for investigating into the matter.
A 20-year old student from Boston has been arrested over a $5 Million cryptocurrency scam which he achieved via SIM-jacking.