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$2.5 billion lost over a decade: Nigerian princes lose their sheen, but scams are...

Last year, Australians reported more than A$634 million lost to fraud, a significant jump from $489.7 million the year before. The Australian Competition and Consumer...
SEC to investors: Watch out for coronavirus-related scams

SEC to investors: Watch out for coronavirus related scams

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning investors about possible scams from coronavirus-related investment platforms. According to a press release issued by...
Senior loses life savings to Bitcoin scam on Microsoft's MSN.com

US regulators crack down on crypto scam targeting physicians

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against a businessman who allegedly orchestrated a cryptocurrency scheme that defrauded approximately 150 investors out...
Swedish Bitcoin fraudster extradited from Thailand to US

Swedish Bitcoin fraudster extradited from Thailand to US

US authorities have extradited a Swedish citizen from Thailand for his alleged involvement in a fake securities scam. The sale of the fraudulent investments...
Unlawful cash seizure highlights use case for Bitcoin

DARK WEB DISCOUNT: $800 in BTC buys $10,000 in stolen cash for Bitcoin racket

Security researchers investigating dark markets and criminal forums have uncovered an alarming trend in which stolen cash is sold for Bitcoin at as much...

Former Coinbase CTO’s deepfake solution: a ‘blockchain phone’

Blockchain solves a lot of problems in the world, but a former Coinbase CTO may now regret suggesting it’s the answer to deepfake audio...

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