January 18, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Two Things You Must do to Protect your Funds from Crypto Scams

Hacked Slowmist, a prestigious blockchain security firm, stated that during 2021, crypto hackers have stolen almost $10 billion in cryptos. In this scenario, the Ethereum blockchain had the most number of hack incidents with 80% of cases. Furthermore, at the time of writing this article, we’ve had 18 crypto scams so far during 2021 that…

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January 18, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Australian Regulator Warns Against Investing Retirement Funds in ‘High Risk’ Crypto-Assets

An Australian regulator has warned residents seeking to self-manage their retirement funds to be wary of investing in crypto-asset investments that promise high returns in a short space of time. The regulator reiterates in the warning that crypto-assets are a high-risk and speculative investment. Scammer Tactics The Australian financial services regulator, the Australian Securities and…

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January 18, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Don’t get scammed by fake QR codes

Countries like China have been obsessed with QR codes for a while now—an obsession that pre-dates the pandemic. But the US is catching on. We’ve seen a recent uptick in uptake as businesses have looked to strategies that would reduce person-to-person contact. Shops and food trucks have started posting QR codes linking to online menus…

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January 18, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Westpac issues warning over sophisticated scam

Navigation for News Categories Westpac Bank is warning about a sophisticated new scam involving professional-looking fake documentation. Westpac says the scammers used convincing language to make the scam seem credible. (File image) Photo: 123rf The bank said considerable effort had been put into making an authentic-seeming investment prospectus booklet. Westpac NZ chief risk officer Carolyn…

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January 18, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Retiree duped of almost RM500,000 by scammer

JOHOR BARU: A retiree lost close to half a million ringgit after falling prey to a Macau scam last year. Johor Commercial Crime Investigation Dept chief Asst Comm Amran Md Jusin said the 58-year-old received a call in July from an unknown number and the caller introduced herself as an insurance agent. “The suspect told…

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