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    Bitcoin

    $24 Million Thai Bitcoin Scam Involves Renowned Investor and TV Actor

    Renowned stock exchange investor Prasit Srisuwan claimed to be a damaged party in the case of a $24 million bitcoin scam that victimized Finnish national Aarni Otava Saarimaa. Srisuwan recommended Saarimaa to invest in DNA 2002 Plc shares, a bitcoin-related business, for its high-growth potential. He brokered the...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 21, 2018 | 10:00 am
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    Industry

    Report: Crypto Scams a Tiny Percent of Fraud in Australia

    Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has shown in a report that crypto related fraud makes up a tiny percent of scam activity in 2017. Crypto Scams Make Up a Tiny Part The watchdog’s report entitled  Targeting scams: Report of the ACCC on scams activity 2017 researched over 200,000 scams...

    newsbtc | May 21, 2018 | 9:00 am
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    Wall Street Journal Investigates Hundreds of Fraudulent ICO Projects

    The Wall Street Journal reviewed 1,450 ICO presentation and found 271 one of them show indications of being scams. Initial coin offerings are a popular and potently succesfull way for startups to fund their companies growth. They are also essentially unregulated and becoming more and more popular for scammers...

    newsbtc | May 18, 2018 | 6:35 am
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    Indian Police Arrest Leaders of Major Bitcoin Mining Scam

    India has proven to be a major region for Bitcoin activity. Not all of the ventures in this country are completely legitimate, unfortunately. Two leaders of a notorious cryptocurrency scam were arrested earlier this week. Amit and Vivek Bhardwaj are the individuals responsible for creating some of the...

    newsbtc | April 6, 2018 | 12:51 pm
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    Bitcoin

    The Goofiest Items To Buy With Bitcoin – Hardy Har Har!!

    The past few days were so tense for me and NewsBTC, so I decided to choose a light topic that can put a smile on our readers’ faces. As bitcoin, is the world’s top anonymous online currency, you can use it to buy the weirdest things ever. Moreover,...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 26, 2015 | 12:24 am
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    Crypto

    Investors File $100 Million Lawsuit against Gemcoin Backers

    Investors, who were conned upon investing into a fake cryptocurrency Gemcoin, recently filed a $100 million class action lawsuit against its backers. The complaint, filed at a Los Angeles Superior Court by The Liu Law Firm, named 10 defendants allegedly involved in luring Chinese and US investors into...

    Gola Yashu | October 9, 2015 | 10:20 am
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    Bitcoin

    Transaction Malleability Comes to Haunt Bitcoin Once Again

    The prevailing vulnerabilities in the bitcoin network once again took a toll on the users, this time in form of a transaction malleability attack. According to a series of threads launched on Reddit and BitcoinsTalk, a hacker reportedly launched a “stress-test” on the bitcoin network that ended up...

    Gola Yashu | October 7, 2015 | 12:04 pm
  • Bitcoin

    US Government Announces Final Silk Road’s Bitcoin Auction

    The US government on Monday announced that it is auctioning the last remaining Bitcoins belonging to the now-defunct underground marketplace Silk Road. According to the US Marshal Service’s (USMS) press release, the auction of 44,341 Bitcoins (nearly $1.5 million at press time) will take place on November 5...

    Gola Yashu | October 6, 2015 | 4:17 am

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