Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has joined the class action lawsuit against online video-sharing platform YouTube and its parent company Google. The lawsuit revolves around fraudulent videos promoting distribution of Bitcoins (BTC) on behalf of tech celebrities including Wozniak himself, industry-focused media outlet CoinDesk reported on July 22.
Analysts at blockchain and crypto analytics firm CipherTrace have tracked down Bitcoins (BTC) stolen in the course of the Twitter hack. The findings showed that the threat actors transferred the funds to various exchanges, mixers, and online casinos.
This June, an ex-employee posted an announcement on the official website of cryptocurrency investment fund Bitsonar. According to it, the organization is a Ponzi scheme, and its founder is not the same person as the website had earlier stated. Meanwhile, users post numerous claims as to the impossibility of withdrawal of funds and suspect the […]
Yesterday, anonymous attackers hacked Twitter accounts of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Apple, and many others. They used these accounts to post fraudulent messages promoting the distribution of 5,000 BTC on behalf of a rogue site Cryptoforhealth.
Since mid-June, analysts have been noticing an active movement of funds associated with the Chinese PlusToken Ponzi scheme. Abnormal jumps in the price of individual tokens with subsequent emptying of hot wallets were observed at exchanges affiliated with scammers.
A group of alleged scammers who exploit Cardano’s brand to deceive people has been spotted at a blockchain conference in China. Charles Hoskinson, CEO of IOHK, the company behind Cardano, said the scammers have no affiliation with the ecosystem.
AT&T has been involved in a lawsuit alleging that its employees facilitated the hijacking of a client’s SIM card, which then allowed attackers to steal crypto the client’s cryptocurrency. The telecom giant is yet to defend in court over another similar lawsuit going back to 2018.
A Chinese pyramid scheme called PlusToken has managed to gain notoriety as a significant factor influencing Bitcoin’s price. Just recently, a hefty bunch of 11,999 BTC from its wallet started moving, putting the watchful members of the community on high alert: an en masse sell-off of this much Bitcoin wouldn’t be a good thing for […]
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There is no shortage of coins and tokens in the crypto-industry. How many of them are any good is the question.
Recently, we’ve published an investigation into a large-scale Ponzi-scheme called OneCoin. The scheme had its branches in several different countries across several continents, defrauding people of billions of dollars.
On December 9, 2018, in the Indian city of Jaipur QudrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten (30) allegedly died of cardiac arrest. He was reported to have suffered from Crohn’s disease and on the day of his death turned out to be the only holder of private keys to cold wallets with QuadrigaCX’s users’ assets worth $137 […]