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Spain

Spaniards were told about fake crypto projects

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Spain is on the list of European countries whose residents are not only massively interested in bitcoin but also invest in cryptocurrencies. That is why in this state there is an increased activity of all kinds of swindlers trying to steal money from ordinary Spaniards. At the beginning of the...

Fraud

The creator of the $30M fraudulent crypto scheme pleaded guilty

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Ohio resident Michael Ackerman, who led the company Q3 Trading Club, confessed to a crypto fraud of $30 million, according to the US Department of Justice. According to the indictment, since 2017, Ackerman has raised funds for his trading company. He claimed that the algorithm he developed would...

Play Store

Play Store deletes 8 crypto fraud apps

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A recently released report from analysts from Trend Micro said that there are about 120 cryptocurrency apps that are currently available for download from the Play Store. Experts noted that some of them have installed more than 100 thousand users on their gadgets. The document says that most of the...

Bitcoin fraud

British fraudster ordered to pay a fine for stealing BTCs

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UK citizens will pay $ 571 million for cryptocurrency fraud. The corresponding decision was made this week by the New York District Court. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) initiated the lawsuit. According to the American regulator, a resident of Manchester, Benjamin Reynolds,...

The US sues Bitcoin theft suspect from Russia

The US sues Bitcoin theft suspect from Russia

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One of BTC-e currency exchange owners, Alexander Vinnik whose extradition from Greece the US is inquiring to face illegal charges, presently face a formal lawsuit in California. Previously, Vinnik was blamed for stealing Bitcoins from various virtual currency exchanges and now the US makes attempts...

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