March 28, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Instagram Influencer Scams Followers out of 2.5 Million in Bitcoin Scheme

There crypto-scam occurred this month, but this time it did not involve a shady project that ran away with investors’ funds, rather an Instagram influencer who scammed his followers out of $ 2.5 million through a Bitcoin scheme. Jebara Igbara went by the name of Jay Mazini on its Instagram, known for buying Bitcoin using…

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March 28, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: South Korea Crypto Scammers Targeting People in Their 50s & 60s

Source: Adobe/jon_chica“Crypto” fraudsters in South Korea are increasingly preying on citizens in their fifties and sixties, a new report has found, with crypto-flavored multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes now running wild. Per EDaily, the regulatory Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) says there was a rise of 41.6% in the number of instances of suspected crypto-themed fraud cases…

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March 28, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Digital currency fraud in Canada up 400%, police say

Digital currency fraud in Canada has surged in the past four years, police have reported. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), this type of fraud has shot up 400% in the past four years. Canada’s digital currency industry has been thriving in recent years. Despite the fall of QuadrigaCX exchange in controversial circumstances,…

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March 28, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Instagram Influencer Charged for Allegedly Stealing Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin From Followers

A popular Instagram personality has been charged in the U.S., accused of stealing bitcoins worth millions of dollars from his followers. He allegedly convinced the “victims to sell him their bitcoin at attractive, but inflated, values” but he never wired them the money for the coins sent to him. Instagram Influencer’s Bitcoin Scam The U.S.…

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March 28, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Panic As Explosion Disrupts Voting In Abia Bye-Election

A substance suspected to be a bomb has exploded at the Umuola Hall, Ward 8, Ogbor Hill, Aba North council, in Abia State, at the ongoing by-election into the Aba North/South federal constituency seat.According to Vanguard, no life was lost, but electoral materials were scattered as workers, voters and party agents scampered to safety. However,…

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March 27, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: The Week Unwrapped: Scams, shares and male skirts

PodcastWhy has Covid caused a surge in scams? What’s got into the world’s stock markets? And will men really start wearing skirts?by The Week team26 Mar 2021Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days.In this week’s episode, we discuss:ScamsThe number of scams reported during…

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March 27, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Vaccine Denialism Is the Right Wing’s Favorite New Conspiracy Theory

Right-wing movements ranging from QAnon to the Plandemic, Stop the Steal to the Boogaloo Bois, have always drunk from the same toxic wellspring of paranoid alienation, even as they sometimes differ in the particulars of their ideologies. With the passing of Donald Trump from the political and Twitter scenes—for now—these movements have struggled to find…

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March 27, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: BTC Sports Betting Suspect Peter Foster Out On Bail

Back in August, alleged serial scammer Peter Foster was arrested by Queensland law enforcement over an international sports betting scam worth millions of dollars in BTC. Peter Foster has now been released on bail (with strict conditions), due to issues regarding the jurisdiction in which he should be tried. After being arrested in Queensland, he…

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March 26, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: DOJ Charges 474 With COVID-Related Fraud in the Past Year

The seal of the United States Department of Justice is seen on the building exterior of the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York in Manhattan, N.Y., on Aug. 17, 2020. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) The Department of Justice announced it has charged nearly 500 people with engaging in COVID-19 scams worth hundreds…

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March 26, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Iheanacho Jailed 7 Years Over N9 million Scam

A Nigerian man, Iheanacho Chikwendu has been jailed by a court in Umuahia, Abia state.Justice Emeka Isiagor of the Federal High Court, Umuahia, Abia State convicted and sentenced Chikwendu who is a fake Travel Agent to seven years imprisonment for defrauding his victims the sum of N9 million.He was jailed on March 19, 2021 after…

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