• Market Cap: $116b

  • Dec 18, 2018

Bitcoin Related Bomb Threats Surface Over Emails

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.

$78,000 Lost in Three Months: Bitcoin Scams Rise in Singapore

Reports from Singapore-based publication The Straits Times indicate that citizens have lost over $78,000 in Bitcoin scams over the past three months.

Four Fake Cryptocurrency Wallets Reported on Google Play Store

Lukas Stefanko, a malware researcher recently discovered fake cryptocurrency wallets that rob users data from the device

Twitter Under Heat For Allowing Promotion of Crypto Scams 

Twitter scams are back - and this time, scammers, using hacked verified accounts are able to 'promote' these Tweets.

Canadian Fraud Victim Loses Court Case Against Bitcoin ATM Firm

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.

Bitcoins Worth $50,000 Scammed From Australian Citizens As Fake Tax Debt

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.

Seven Arrested in Mumbai Over International Bitcoin Scam

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

$3.2 Billion worth INR Crypto-Scam Uncovered in India

Recent reports now indicate that a massive cryptocurrency scam, worth $3.2 Billion worth INR has been uncovered in India.

Sunken Treasure ICO Officially Declared $53 Million Fraud: Interpol Help Seeked

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.

Student Arrested for $5 Million Crypto-Scam via SIM Jacking

A 20-year old student from Boston has been arrested over a $5 Million cryptocurrency scam which he achieved via SIM-jacking.