The financial markets regulator in New Zealand has warned against Profit Bitcoin, a company it believes has all the hallmarks of a scam. It promises $13K a day.
SEC has charged a former Texas pastor and his wife for defrauding 500 investors of close to $500,000 in a token sale, mining scam and fake stock certificates.
The CFTC has requested default and a voluntary dismissal of its action against Control-Finance and its operator Benjamin Reynolds who it claims defrauded $147M.
French soccer sensation Kylian Mbappe is suing scammers who used his image to promote a digital currency scam. The scam promised incredibly huge returns.
A number of local authorities in the U.K. have urged their residents to beware of scammers that ask for BTC in order to avail list of active local infections.
Mark Scott was convicted on charges of laundering as much as $400 million on behalf of the allegedly fraudulent digital currency scheme.
A Canadian provincial regulator has warned the public against two digital currency firms. The two are affiliated and have been linked to other fraudulent firms.
A number of fake emails have been asking for BTC donations to the World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
The two were involved in a scam impersonating a customer service Twitter account of digital currency exchange HitBTC.
A recently-published research report into the PlusToken scam highlights the role regulated digital exchanges play in laundering the proceeds of crime.