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Luxembourg authorities warn about exchange fraud

Business 15 August 2019

Luxembourg authorities warn about exchange fraud

Luxembourg is worried websites are using its reputation to deceive crypto investors.

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New tell-all book exposes John McAfee’s crimes against humanity

Business 15 August 2019

New tell-all book exposes John McAfee’s crimes against humanity

Author Jamie Edwards, a former business partner and mentee of John McAfee, details many of the so-called “cyber security expert’s” lesser known financial crimes as well as his crimes against humanity.

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Maryland joins a national effort to crack down on crypto fraud

Business 15 August 2019

Maryland joins a national effort to crack down on crypto fraud

Maryland is joining the other U.S. states to clean up the cryptocurrency space with fraudulent activity.

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SEC files emergency action against ‘crypto guru’ for $15 million fraud

Business 13 August 2019

SEC files emergency action against ‘crypto guru’ for $15 million fraud

Prosecutors want the self-styled crypto guru to stop raising funds for his tokens.

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5 involved in $1.8M crypto scam nabbed in Australia

Business 9 August 2019

5 involved in $1.8M crypto scam nabbed in Australia

The five were charged following a lengthy cold call and investment fraud investigation that became known as “Operation Quebec Walnut.”

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Crypto escrow firm principal faces charges in New York over $7M fraud

Business 26 July 2019

Crypto escrow firm principal faces charges in New York over $7M fraud

Jon Barry Thompson is accused of taking over $7 million from his clients after making false representations about SegWitCoin (BTC) transactions.

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FBI suspects Long Island Iced Tea crypto switch spiked with insider trading

Business 26 July 2019

FBI suspects Long Island Iced Tea crypto switch spiked with insider trading

The FBI is investigating reports of insider trading and securities fraud in connection with the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

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Crypto crimes cost South Korea $2.3B since July 2017

Business 23 July 2019

Crypto crimes cost South Korea $2.3B since July 2017

South Koreans are starting to shy away from crypto due to the scale of crime found in the sector.

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Crypto publicity stunt ends in suspended prison sentence

Business 23 July 2019

Crypto publicity stunt ends in suspended prison sentence

Wong Ching-kit, the crypto playboy finally admitted his publicity stunt and has been given a ten-day sentence.

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Former Microsoft employee busted stealing millions in crypto

Business 19 July 2019

Former Microsoft employee busted stealing millions in crypto

Volodymyr Kvashuk is facing fines of $250,000 and up to 20 years behind bars after being charged on counts of mail fraud.

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Bitfunder CEO sentenced to 14 months in prison

Business 15 July 2019

Bitfunder CEO sentenced to 14 months in prison

Jon Montroll is going to prison for more than a year for misusing customer funds.

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PlusToken staff arrested after allegedly escaping with $3 billion

Business 15 July 2019

PlusToken staff arrested after allegedly escaping with $3 billion

The PlusToken team tried to make off with billions in user funds, however they’ve now been caught and returned to China for prosecution.

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