Florida Is Creating Its Own Crypto Czar

Florida is set to have its own cryptocurrency czar. The Sunshine State's chief financial officer, Jimmy Patronis, said in a statement Tuesday that he has created a new...

Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin. Between 2014...

Researchers Discover Huge Crypto Scam Botnet on Twitter

Researchers have uncovered a huge botnet that mimics legitimate accounts on Twitter to spread a cryptocurrency "giveaway" scam. As reported by ITPro, the discovery was made during...

Scam Twitter Profile Impersonates 6 Different Crypto Accounts

In an egregious example of the "blue checkmark" scam infecting crypto-Twitter, a fraudulent account that recently aimed to dupe users of the cryptocurrency Verge moved onto...

Bitconnect Lawsuit Saga Continues: Legal Fees Pass $750,000

Bitconnect faces a mounting series of lawsuits and regulatory action following it’s quick rise and fall as one of the most notorious exit scams in crypto....

Nigeria Finds Bitcoin is a Way to Hedge Against its NairaNigeria Finds Bitcoin is...

The scrappy citizens of Lagos, Nigeria are traders and can-do survivors almost by nature. Their government, however, has mismanaged the nation’s money to such a degree...

Canadian Financial Regulator Warns Of Potential Scam, Unregistered “Cryptobank” ICO

New Brunswick, Canada’s financial watchdog warned cryptocurrency investors of a potential scam website Bitcoin-bank.io that claims to be a “cryptobank” in an investor alert published Monday, March 5. According to the statement, the Financial and Consumer Services...

Is Pied Piper Serious? How HBO Inspired Crypto’s Most Confounding Coin

"Hey … this is Craig Wright." It wasn't, but that was far from the strangest part of the conversation. Thus began CoinDesk's attempts to determine the identity and...

BIS Chief Says ‘Stop Trying to Create Money’ in New Crypto Critique

The head of the Bank of International Settlements has predicted a bad ending for cryptocurrencies, calling for an end to their production in a recent interview. In...

Vietnam Toughens Measures On Crypto Amid Suspicion Of Biggest Scam In Industry History

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged government and financial bodies to toughen the “management of activities related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,” in a...

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