Tag: Pump and Dump

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    Crypto

    Crypto Community Riled at Russian Exchange’s Coin Pump Scheme

    The crypto market has just entered into another tough period when a lot of coins started losing its value. In the midst of all the chaos, one cryptocurrency exchange announced a new pump scheme on several random coins, while hoping to get a boost itself. YoBit Plans a...

    Ali Raza | October 11, 2018 | 1:00 pm
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    Altcoins

    Crypto Pump and Dump Schemes Encourage Traders to Play Digital Chicken

    Manipulation in the unregulated cryptocurrency market is a growing problem. It’s thought that so-called “pump and dump” groups have been responsible for over $820 million worth of trading volume over the last 18 months. Market Manipulation Groups Encourage Traders to Play a Game of Financial “Chicken” The huge...

    Rick D. | August 6, 2018 | 11:30 pm
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    Altcoins

    More Spikes for Bitcoin Diamond With Another 50% Pump

    FOMO Moments Crypto land is moving slowly; altcoins gaining today include Bitcoin Diamond, Nem, Bitcoin Gold, and Holo. Monday morning in crypto land is a positive one for Bitcoin as markets have made more gains since the selloff last week. Total market capitalization has climbed back above $285...

    Martin Young | July 23, 2018 | 11:16 am
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    Cryptocurrency Traders Reported to FBI and SEC For Pump and Dumps

    Discord chat group Bitcoin Bravado has been accused of scheming to create a cryptocurrency pump and dump scheme by a potential member who group leader now says has a “bone to pick.” Discord Group Accused of Planning Pump and Dump Scheme A potential member of the Bitcoin Bravado...

    John McMahon | April 26, 2018 | 7:33 am
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    ICO

    Crypto Pundit McAfee’s $100k Tweets are Big Business

    The volatility of crypto markets is often exacerbated by social media and the nature of unregulated publishing on a grand scale. When cryptocurrencies started to explode in 2017 pumps and dumps were commonplace, occasionally initiated by a shill on a social platform. Altcoin markets have calmed down a...

    Martin Young | April 3, 2018 | 10:00 am
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    Altcoins

    CFTC Warns Against Cryptocurrency Pump-and-dump Schemes

    The rising popularity of cryptocurrencies is of great concern. Especially when it comes to pump-and-dump schemes, there’s reason to be concerned. As such, the CFTC issued an official warning against this type of market manipulation. They advise customers to avoid such schemes, especially when it comes to small...

    JP Buntinx | February 18, 2018 | 3:04 am
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    Altcoins

    Dogecoin Woofs at Moon with a Billion Dollars

    Anything goes in the cryptoland, so much so that an altcoin created as a parody has just reached a billion dollar market capacity. Dogecoin was created in 2013, its mascot is a Japanese Shiba Inu dog made popular by an internet meme dating back eight years. The dog...

    Martin Young | January 5, 2018 | 2:00 pm
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    South Korean Authorities Crack Down on Bitcoin Scams

    With the myriad of altcoins being introduced these days, some investors have had trouble telling which ones are legitimate and which ones are bitcoin scams. In South Korea, law enforcement officials have begun investigations on alleged pump-and-dump schemes wherein demand and volumes are artificially boosted before the altcoin...

    Sarah Jenn | September 8, 2015 | 11:00 pm
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    Altcoins

    LTC Crushed – Was it a Pump and Dump?

    The Litecoin (LTC) price reached exchange rates exceeding $8.65 and 0.29 Bitcoins. This represented an extended growth rate of over 25% in merely 24 hours. During a whole week, LTC has gained over 80% against Bitcoin, 88% against the US dollar, and 90% against the Euro and suddenly...

    Guest Author | July 11, 2015 | 6:00 pm

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