February 2, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Worms Studio Ditches NFT Scam After Only 24 Hours

Image: MetawormsYesterday Team17—the studio behind the classic Worms series—announced it was getting into the NFT space, teaming up with a third party to release “collectible digital artwork based on one of the most beloved IPs in indie games”. A day later, that plan is in the bin.The idea was for Team17 to license the Worms…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

X Factor star Ella Henderson’s fraudster dad ordered to pay £435k in three months after £4.7m scam

ELLA Henderson’s dad has been ordered to fork out £435k in compensation after being jailed for a series of frauds. Sean Henderson, dad of the X Factor star, was jailed in 2018 after conning wealthy investors out of £4.7m 4Sean Henderson has been ordered to pay back £435kCredit: BPM 4The star was named in some…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Texting scam promises cash ‘vaccine incentive’ from B.C. government

British Columbians are being warned about fraudulent text messages promising a cash “vaccine incentive” from the provincial government. The messages suggest people can receive an Interac transfer for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – something never promised by B.C. officials. The swindle was flagged on Twitter Monday by North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Bowinn Ma, who shared a…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

BLM ‘scam’ exposed by pricey real estate purchases: Watters

Black Lives Matter (BLM) moved millions of dollars to a charity in Canada run by the wife of co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors to buy a 10,000-square foot mansion, reports show.M4BJ, which is a non-profit based in Toronto that was set up in part by Janaya Khan, bought the house for $6.3 million in July 2021. Khan…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Investment scammers on social media ran off with $285 million in 2021

The Federal Trade Commission said fraud artists used social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram to scam about $770 million from people in the U.S. last year, “a stunning eighteenfold increase over 2017” that has ballooned to account for about a quarter of all fraud losses nationwide.And, the FTC said, a recent surge…

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