Search results for: #Scam

Business | 2 days ago
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Top 5 Cryptocurrency Scams in 2022

The digital sphere is a real playground for hackers and all kinds of fraudsters. 2022 has already been marked by several high-profile scams. The economic situation in the world is […]

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News | 1 week ago
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Fraudulent Crypto Sites Strongly Increase 

In the first half of 2022, the number of registered domains used by scammers for phishing and fake crypto giveaways on behalf of celebs and famous crypto figures increased by […]

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Academy | 3 weeks ago
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Pump and Dump: Gray Transactions 101

What Is Pump and Dump? A pump is a sudden and rapid growth of an asset’s market price due to a sharp increase in trading volume. You might think: what […]

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News | 4 weeks ago
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Thodex CEO Arrested, Facing Over 40,000 Years in Jail

In Albania, Faruk Fatih Özer, ex-head of the cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, was detained by local police.  Albanian police arrested the former CEO of Thodex Faruk Fatih Özer in the city […]

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News | 3 months ago
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Crypto Scammers Stole $185 Million Through Romance Scams

Romance scams are second to investment scams. Over the past 15 months, Americans have lost about $185 million in cryptocurrency due to the actions of pseudo-romantics.  According to a Federal […]

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News | 4 months ago
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Crypto Scammers Stole Over $400 Million in 2021 Using Social Networks

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission revealed that about half of the fraudsters who managed to steal digital assets used social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram. Analysts at […]

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Academy | 4 months ago
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Pyramids, Ponzi Scheme and Cryptocurrency

Ponzi Scheme: Basic Principle of Operation This scheme was first applied by Charles Ponzi from Italy. At the beginning of the 20th century, he established the Securities Exchange Company, by […]

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Academy | 4 months ago
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FUD: How Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt Affect the Crypto Market

FUD: Main Reasons for Occurrence As a rule, fear, uncertainty, and doubts regarding cryptocurrency market transactions are always caused by several factors:  sharp fluctuations in the crypto-asset’s price;  high-profile statements […]

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Academy | 5 months ago
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Top 5 Crypto Scam Methods

Cryptocurrency remains one of the most promising assets in 2022. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the crypto market’s all-time leaders. At the same time, users are also keeping a close eye […]

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News | 6 months ago
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NFT Marketplace LooksRare Accused of Mass Scam

Researchers report that about 95% of all transactions on the site are scams.  Analytical platform CryptoSlam stated that only 5% of transactions on LooksRare are not related to fraudulent activities. […]

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