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    Crypto

    Study: Pump and Dump Schemes have Negligible Effect on Crypto Markets

    A study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed that machine learning can identify crypto pump and dump schemes before they happen. It arrived at a figure generated by fraudulent trading which is a tiny fraction of the total trade volume. $7 Million Monthly Volume From Pump...

    Martin Young | December 6, 2018 | 3:00 pm
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    Crypto

    Move over Twitter: Crypto Scams Have Infiltrated Facebook

    While cryptocurrency-related scams are commonplace on Twitter, Facebook users have started being targeted by scammers with fake cryptocurrency ads. Facebook Users Targeted with Fake Crypto Ads Twitter has been widely plagued with cryptocurrency-related scams, typically through phony giveaways that lure users into sending crypto in exchange for a...

    Tony Spilotro | November 28, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • Crypto
    Bitcoin

    Ron Paul Poll: 50% in Favor of Bitcoin as Long-Term Investment

    Former U.S. House Representative Ron Paul recently polled his Twitter followers on which long-term investment vehicle they’d prefer if given a $10,000 gift and the choice of what to invest in. The overwhelming majority selected Bitcoin as their choice for a 10-year hold. Ron Paul Twitter Poll Shows...

    Tony Spilotro | November 19, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Twitter on the Defensive, Blames Third-Party App for Recent Scams

    Twitter is pointing the finger at an unnamed third-party app as the party responsible for a string of cryptocurrency giveaway scams in recent weeks involving some major brands. Throughout the year, the popular social media platform Twitter has been in a losing battle against a massive botnet and...

    Tony Spilotro | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 am
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Terrorizing Paradise Valley Residents

    A local Arizona police department is warning residents in the area of a potential blackmail scam involving Bitcoin. Paradise Valley Residents Receive Threatening Letter Demanding Bitcoin Paradise Valley, Arizona police department is warning residents via its official social media accounts of a blackmail letter being sent around that...

    Tony Spilotro | November 14, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • Twitter
    Bitcoin

    Target Twitter Account Hacked, Platform Defenseless Against Crypto Scammers

    The official, verified Twitter account of a leading U.S. retailer has been compromised by hackers, who are leveraging the account to steal cryptocurrencies from investors in an apparent giveaway scam. Target Hit: Hackers Infiltrate Verified Retailer Twitter Account Determined cybercriminals have, reportedly, gained access to the verified Twitter...

    Tony Spilotro | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 am
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    Bitcoin

    Square Generates $43 Million in Bitcoin Revenue in Q3, Profits Reach $500,000

    Mobile payments and merchant services provider Square, Inc. has revealed its Q3 revenue report, and with it has shared some positive growth in Bitcoin-related revenue. Square Shows Steady Continued Growth in Bitcoin Revenue According to Square’s third quarter 2018 revenue report, the mobile payment firm generated $431 million...

    Tony Spilotro | November 9, 2018 | 10:00 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Twitter Crypto Scammers Steal $150K by Posing as Elon Musk

    Scammers plaguing a popular social media platform have successfully stolen over $150,000 in cryptocurrency. They used the verified accounts of two prominent British businesses by posing as Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk. Two British Brands Targeted in Twitter Scam to Steal Crypto British fashion and home goods...

    Tony Spilotro | November 6, 2018 | 11:00 pm

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