June 24, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: 2 brothers just walked away with 69,000 Bitcoin! Biggest scam yet?

The cryptocurrency market has gained traction across the globe for some unique stories. From silk road to MT Gox, this sector has no shortage of unique stories. With every bull run, there seems to be an increase in scams and/or hacks. This graph mentioned in the report published by the Federal Trade Commission illustrates the…

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June 24, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: John McAfee Dies in Spanish Prison After Extradition Order

On the day a Spanish court’s ruling in favor of his extradition was made public, John McAfee died in a prison cell outside Barcelona. The antivirus pioneer turned fugitive was 75 years old.McAfee had been detained in Spain since last fall, when he was arrested on allegations of tax evasion. The US Department of Justice…

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June 24, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Members from CERT-PH, DICT, UNODC, Armed Forces of the Philippines to discuss future of a cyber-secure nation at PhilSec 2021

MANILA, June 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – With an aim to aid Philippines’ Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in promoting the National Cybersecurity Plan 2022 and to develop counter-intelligence against the burgeoning state of cyber-crimes in the Philippines, Tradepass has taken the initiative to launch PhilSec 2021, scheduled for 13-14 July, 2021.The…

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June 24, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Alms for terror: Indonesian extremists finance militancy with charity scams

JAKARTA: Generous Indonesians donating their spare change to the poor and needy are unwittingly helping finance deadly terror attacks and militant training camps in a scam that has netted big money for extremist groups.Former radical Khairul Ghazali once spent his days visiting restaurants, convenience stores and supermarkets to drop off charity boxes, wearing an official-looking uniform…

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June 24, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Latest crypto scam steals about R54bn from high profile SA investors

Another massive crypto scam has been uncovered by Darren Hanekom of Hanekom Attorneys. He joined Alec Hogg on the BizNews Power Hour to explain what Africrypt is and how it managed to steal about R54bn from its investors – which includes high-profile South Africans and celebrities. Financial advisor Magnus Heystek also joined in as co-host.…

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June 23, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: An Herbal Viagra Scam and the Hard Truth About the Dietary Supplement Industry

In the early 2000s, a man named Erb Avore started selling a male sexual enhancement supplement he called Stiff Nights. The pills were amazingly effective—but the list of ingredients failed to mention a key component, and soon the Food and Drug Administration came calling. On Episode 32 of The Politics of Everything, hosts Laura Marsh…

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June 23, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Alert: Modified hardware wallets spotted in the wild

Last week someone on the Ledger subreddit reported receiving an unsolicited package with a Ledger Nano X along with a  letter from “the CEO” of Ledger. The scam tries to trick people into migrating their crypto holdings onto the new, modified device. Kraken Security Labs decided to explore this supposed phishing scam. In the video…

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June 23, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: UK TSB Bank calls out ‘lax’ Binance & Kraken, bans purchases

A U.K. bank will reportedly bar over 5 million clients from accessing digital currencies. TSB Bank is concerned about the increase in scammers allowed to set up their e-wallets on digital currency platforms. In particular, the bank called out Binance and Kraken, which it says have not done enough to protect users against being defrauded.…

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June 22, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Vidéotron receives $121 million in funding to bring connectivity to two regions in Quebec

Funding for the project is being provided through the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed initiative Vidéotron is receiving $121 million in federal and provincial funding to bring high speed internet to two regions in Quebec. The carrier will use the funding to bring connectivity to nearly 13,000 households in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec regions by September…

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