December 31, 2021 In -anyos, -year

UAE Imposes Five-Year Jail Term and Up to $272,000 in Fines for Crypto Scam Artists

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has introduced a new law that would impose a five-year jail term and up to $272,000 for perpetrators of crypto scams. The development follows the much-covered DubaiCoin scam, which purported itself as the country’s official cryptocurrency. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has implemented a new cybercrime law that would impose…

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Ethereum Project Airdrops Scam Token, Then Pulls the Rug

Ethereum users got another end-of-year airdrop earlier today, but it turns out it was a rug pull. Key Takeaways An analytics webiste called EtherWrapped launched an airdrop for active Ethereum users earlier today. The team used the airdrop as bait to lure traders into buying its token, and later sold off its share. YEAR has…

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2021 year in review: Bitcoin comes of age in Africa

All across the world, digital currencies saw a spike in adoption and usage, and Africa was no different. The continent has held on to its position as the world’s fastest growing digital currency market, with countries like Kenya and Nigeria seeing some of the highest peer-to-peer trading volumes in the world. Bitcoin SV continued to…

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Teacher loses RM216,000 in Macau scam

TELUK INTAN: A primary school teacher was conned of RM216,000 by a Macau scam syndicate. Hilir Perak Police chief ACP Ahmad Adnan Basri said the 48-year-old victim claimed she was contacted by a man who was allegedly a representative of an insurance company on Nov 10, to investigate an accident insurance claim under her name.…

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Retired civil servant loses RM1.63 million in Macau scam

Updated 5 hours ago · Published on 31 Dec 2021 8:32PM · Sibu police say a retired civil servant has lost more than RM1.63 million of her savings after falling victim to a Macau scam syndicate. – EPA pic, December 31, 2021. A RETIRED civil servant in Sibu lost more than RM1.63 million of her savings after falling victim to a Macau scam syndicate. Acting Sibu district police…

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Some Android apps on the Samsung Galaxy Store could infect your phone with malware, so delete them

No matter which device you connect to the internet from, you always need to be watching for scams. They usually come in the form of phishing emails, suspicious texts, or trojan-infested apps. Thankfully, if you stay vigilant, you can avoid most scams. But some are harder to avoid than others. For example, Samsung appears to…

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Speak Out: Scammers selling black market COVID tests are criminals; TV viewers need a break from the endless ads; show me yours, and I’ll show you mine

Elgin Courier-News | Dec 30, 2021 at 9:48 PM Thank you for supporting our journalism. This article is available exclusively for our subscribers, who help fund our work at the Chicago Tribune. Ads ruining TV viewing: Have you noticed how long commercial breaks are today? You are watching a movie or a sitcom, you forget…

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Beware the YouTube Live Stream Crypto Scam

By Mark Hunter15 hours agoThu Dec 30 2021 11:06:40 Reading Time: 2 minutes Crypto scammers are still trying to steal your money through fake YouTube giveaways The scammers flood YouTube with old interviews and conference talks from crypto luminaries The videos are accompanied by fake giveaways designed to lure in marks Cryptocurrency scammers are still…

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UAE Introduces New Law to Combat Crypto Crime, Allows Licensed Cryptocurrency Offering & Promotion

Legal & RegulationUAE Introduces New Law to Combat Crypto Crime, Allows Licensed Cryptocurrency Offering & Promotion AnTyDecember 30, 2021The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is introducing new rules to promote cryptocurrency development while curbing digital currency scams targeting investors in the country.Under the new rules, crypto scammers will face prison time for up to 5 years…

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Bored Ape NFT Collector Loses $2.2M in Phishing Scam

Key Takeaways An NFT collector has lost roughly $2.2 million worth of NFTs in a phishing scam. 16 NFTs were stolen, including Bored Ape Yacht Club and Mutant Ape Yacht Club NFTs. The attack highlights the importance of digital asset security. An NFT collector has lost millions of dollars’ worth of NFTs in an apparent…

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