Fake Libra Peddlers LOL-Swarm Facebook for Discount Crypto Scam

Numerous fake accounts, groups, and pages operated by fraudsters have swamped Facebook and Instagram to mispresent themselves as the official hubs for the social media giant’s upcoming Libra crypto, the Washington Post reported today. Fake Libra accounts with hundreds of followers Despite Libra’s expected launch in 2020, a part of the scammers are already selling […] The post Fake Libra Peddlers LOL-Swarm Facebook for Discount Crypto Scam appeared first on CCN Markets

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight.   As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2 to less than 0.6. You might say we ought not to face any issues since we’ve been at those levels and lower, in the past. What you need to realize is that we have added more people to the team, both full-timers and part-timers.…

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New York Fraudster Faces 20 Year Sentence for Facebook Crypto Scam

New York resident Patrick McDonnell AKA “Jason Flack” was arrested and charged with nine counts of wire fraud in a Brooklyn court on Tuesday. McDonnell allegedly convinced others to “invest” in cryptocurrency through Facebook and Twitter, stealing the money for his own use and providing false balance statements in return. Scammer Ran Facebook & Twitter Crypto Scam from Staten Island Home McDonnel was fined $1 million last year and represented himself in court, claiming to be unable to afford a lawyer despite the court strongly urging him to seek counsel.…

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FBI Nabs OneCoin Ringleader at LAX as Massive Crypto Scam Unravels

On March 6th, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested OneCoin ringleader Konstantin Ignatov at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The government alleges that he was one of several masterminds behind the multi-billion dollar crypto pyramid scheme. OneCoin has faced fines and criminal actions around the world – particularly in India, where 22 promoters have already been charged. China has also levied charges against promoters of OneCoin, while several central banks have issued warnings. OneCoin claimed to be a revolutionary cryptocurrency. Instead, according to one researcher, it used a…

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Australia: Regulators Freezes Assets of BitConnect Promoter John Bigatton

John Bigatton, the only representative for BitConnect Australia, has had his assets frozen by the  Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), functions very similarly to the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States. Bigatton can’t travel, as part of the ongoing investigation. In the video below, Bigatton celebrates with BitConnect victims as cash rains The post Australia: Regulators Freezes Assets of BitConnect Promoter John Bigatton appeared first on CCN

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Canadian Police Warn Public About Emerging Bitcoin Scams

Canadian police have warned the public about getting caught up in Bitcoin scams and to exercise some caution when investing their money in cryptocurrency. It has been an interesting year for crypto scams and controversies with some of the most famous names in the world such as Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled getting caught up … Continued The post Canadian Police Warn Public About Emerging Bitcoin Scams appeared first on CCN

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Pure Bit Exit Scams with 13,000 Ether: Report

According to Korean blockchain news provider Blockchain ROK, newcomer exchange Pure Bit has effectively exit scammed with at least 13,000 in investor Ethereum in hand. As evidence of the scam, BROK points to the fact that the exchange’s CEO has changed his name on popular Korean social media network Kakao to “I’m sorry” in the The post South Korean Crypto Exchange Pure Bit Exit Scams with 13,000 Ether: Report appeared first on CCN

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Busted: Bulgarian Officials Caught Selling Passports for Bitcoin

Authorities in Bulgaria have clamped down on the shady sale of international passports to foreigners from some parts of Eastern Europe in exchange for bitcoin. Erring citizens of Bulgaria, Ukraine, Moldova, and Macedonia have been allegedly involved in the perpetration of such illegal activities. Officials Arrested The citizenship issuance which was authorized by Bulgarian officials The post Busted: Bulgarian Officials Caught Selling Passports for Bitcoin appeared first on CCN

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