February 1, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

DataDAO exposed: PeckShield warns users of a backdoor that can steal funds

You are here: Home / News / Crypto Scam / DataDAO exposed: PeckShield warns users of a backdoor that can steal funds February 1, 2022 by Vignesh K PeckShield recently tweeted that a project named DataDao has a backdoor to steal user funds with approvals. They also added and asked users to stay away from…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

US Federal Trade Commission Warns About Cryptocurrency Scams Using Social Media

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned about social media being used in cryptocurrency investment scams. “Social media is a tool for scammers in investment scams, particularly those involving bogus cryptocurrency investments — an area that has seen a massive surge in reports,” said the FTC. Federal Trade Commission Warns of Crypto Scams Utilizing…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

EFCC detains Medview Airline boss over Hajj scam

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Muneer Bankole The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Muneer Bankole. He was reportedly detained at the headquarters of the EFCC in Jabi, Abuja, on Monday, following an invitation by the anti-graft agency. A source told the News Agency of Nigeria…

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February 1, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Social media scammers made off with $770 million last year

Last year was a bad one for scams that took place over social media. On Jan. 25, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a data spotlight report that claimed that consumers lost around $770 million to social media-related scams in 2021.  Around 95,000 cases of fraud originated from either a social media ad, post, or…

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January 31, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

30% scam 70% KYC: Why Binance blocked over 200 Nigerian accounts

On Wednesday, a Nigerian Twitter user Joshua Nwogo tweeted that Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange that processes 76 billion worth of transactions daily, had permanently blocked his account for 6 months. Accompanying the tweet were screenshots of his account balance, conversations he’d had with a Binance customer representative, and four hashtags—#boycottbinance #binancestopstealingcrypto #binancestopscamming #stoptradingonbinance—calling…

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