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Guarda Reports two Alleged Ethereum Scam forks that are Appropriating user’s Private Keys

Ethereum has been hit by a new scam with Altcoins Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum classic vision (ECTV) appropriating user’s private keys of users trying to redeem their allegedly forked coins. The suspected scam was unearthed by a report by the Guarda wallet development team on January 11. The Ethereum Nowa project’s official website which […]

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Crime India Law Enforcement

Forth Arrest made as probe into India’s Money Trade Coin Scam, Intensifies

Indian police have reportedly arrested an associate of a group that’s accused of conducting a crypto scam involving 5 billion rupees which is equivalent to $71.6 million. This is according to an Indian English-language local publication known as the Indian Express. This is the fourth arrest made as investigations continue a year after the fact. […]

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Australian Authorities Freeze Assets Belonging to former Bit-connect Director, John Bigatton

The Australian securities and investments commission (ASIC), which is that country’s version of America’s Securities and Exchange Commission, has executed an asset freeze on Bitconnect’s John Bigatton. Bigatton who is a director and shareholder at Bitconnect has also been barred from traveling pending investigations into the Bitconnect scam. Bitconnect as a whole is under the […]

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Cyber Security Firm Trustwave Detects Crypto-jacking Malware on the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Website

A November 19 post by cybersecurity firm Trustwave has indicated that hackers had infected global non-profit organization, make-a-wish foundation’s network, with dangerous malware. Trustwaves’s researchers have revealed that the crypto-jackers managed to virtually lodge a JavaScript (js) miner CoinImp, into the organization’s domain for the purposes of illegally mining Monero (XMR). Not only did the […]

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Sim Swapping Becomes the highest Concern of Anti-cybercrime Authorities

In the fight against crypto fraud, police in the United States consider “Sim swapping” top of their list of priorities. This is according to security news publication KrebsonSecurity. Santa Barbara police sergeant and supervisor of the REACT task force, Samy Tarazi told the publication, that Sim swapping incidences have been on the up. The react […]
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The US state forfeits $700,000 worth of crypto from dark web dealer “Oxymonster”

36 Year old Gal Vallerius as known as “Oxymonster” in the dark webs has been handed a 20-year prison sentence by US District Judge Robert Scola. Gal was handed this sentence after being involved heavily in the dark web drug hub, Dream market. The French-Israeli citizen was apprehended by police last year while at the […]