September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: BTC users lose money as Bitcoin.org portal hacked by scammers

Bitcoin.org, the website that was once the main landing portal for all things Bitcoin, today suffered an embarrassing hack that has already cost naive BTC users money. Instead of the usual front page, visitors were greeted with an invitation to send BTC to the “Bitcoin Foundation” with the promise to return double their sent amount.…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin Foundation Site Hacked With ‘Double Your Money’ Scam

Visitors to Bitcoin.org were unable to access the website after it fell victim to an apparent scam promising people they would be able to double their money.As of Thursday morning, the website was inaccessible with visitors being met with an error message when they tried to gain access.According to CoinDesk, a news website specializing in…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Which? campaign aims sights at tech giants in bid to protect users from scams

A provocative ad campaign from Which? calls for new legislation to force tech giants to protect online users from scams, dodgy reviews and dangerous products.Devised by creative agency St Luke’s, the multimedia campaign encourages viewers to sign a petition that calls for the government to make tech companies take responsibility and challenges those companies with…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Finiko Ponzi Scheme Arrest Appeals Rejected

By Mark Hunter1 day agoWed Sep 22 2021 08:30:44 Reading Time: 2 minutes A Russian high court has rejected an appeal against the arrest of three Finiko Ponzi scheme associates The three men fled Russia following the arrest of Finiko founder Kirill Doronin and scam promoters Finiko took some $1.5 billion in cryptocurrencies after promising…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Crypto Twitter cries foul after noticing NBA star John Wall’s NFT has a Fortnite background

“Celebs really think they can come into an industry they know nothing about, never interact with the community, then launch a scam project they’ll abandon in three months?” questioned Twitter user 0x_fxnction. 6228 Total views 46 Total shares The team behind the design of NBA Houston Rockets player John Wall’s nonfungible token may have ripped…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: US Sanctions Russian Crypto Broker Suex for Laundering Millions in Illicit Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted Suex, a cryptocurrency broker based in Russia, for its money laundering activities. The platform is suspected of processing hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto transactions related to scams, ransomware attacks, darknet markets, and the infamous BTC-e exchange. OFAC Adds Russian Crypto OTC Exchange Suex to Blacklist The Office…

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September 22, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Senior citizen loses RM1m to Macau scam

A senior citizen lost RM1.03 million to a Macau scam syndicate after receiving a call from a man claiming to be from the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).Johor police chief Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the 69-year-old woman alleged she received a call from a man, claiming that the victim was involved in money laundering activities…

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September 22, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Nigerian Protesters In UN Assembly Change Strategy, Use Mobile Vans To Demand For Referendum

In continuation of their demand for a referendum, members of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) have adopted the use of mobile van to advertise their demands in New York, United States, where the United Nations meeting is ongoing.In a video obtained by SaharaReporters, the van boldly displayed electronic messages such as “Nigeria…

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September 22, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: James O’Keefe claims Project Veritas was scammed by hackers

Project Veritas, the activist group founded by James O’Keefe whose sting operations against Democratic and left-wing organizations have often blown up in the past, is now claiming that it was scammed by hackers posing as attorneys. In a video released last week, O’Keefe alleges that hackers secretly monitored his correspondences with outside attorneys, later replicating the lawyers’ names and email…

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September 22, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Pádraig Hoare: Why the sudden increase in scam calls and texts? 

They have been almost as ubiquitous as Covid-19, working from home, and social distancing — the scourge of the scam call.Barely a week goes by when a number we don’t recognise flashes up on our phones, giving that one-second window of doubt and confusion — should we answer this one, for it may be something…

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