December 19, 2021 In ​​, -anyos

9 of the week’s best long reads from the Star, Dec. 11 to 17, 2021

From a terrifying fire in the sky trucking’s ‘billion dollar scam,’ we’ve selected some of the best long reads of the week from the Star.By Star StaffSat., Dec. 18, 2021timer7 min. readFrom a terrifying fire in the sky to a “billion dollar scam” in the trucking industry, we’ve selected some of the best long reads…

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December 19, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Scammers Stole USD 7.7B in Crypto in 2021 Amid Rug Pull Surge

Source: AdobeStock / davidevisonScams continue to generate the largest stream of cryptocurrency-based crime by transaction volume, with more than USD 7.7bn worth of crypto stolen from victims across the world so far this year, according to a recent report by blockchain analysis company Chainalysis.Sadly, the figure represents an 81% increase compared to 2020 – a year in…

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December 18, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

School behind mysterious Ohio football team that played on ESPN is a ‘scam’, officials say

The Ohio Department of Education said Bishop Sycamore High School is “a scam” and was a way for students to play football in hopes of increasing their chances of playing at the college level. The department detailed its findings in a 41-page report released Friday. It began investigating the school in August at the request…

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December 18, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Rug pulls pushed this year’s crypto scam revenue over $7.7 billion, Chainalysis finds

ScamsRug pulls surfaced as the “go-to scam” this year, accounting for 37% of all cryptocurrency scam revenue in 2021. Ana Grabundzija · December 17, 2021 at 4:30 am UTC · 3 min read Scams again emerged as the dominant form of cryptocurrency-based crime by transaction volume, a preview of Chainalysis’ Crypto Crime Report revealed.This year’s…

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December 18, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

‘Blind’ Italian scammer arrested after driving

An Italian man who received government support for years due to blindness was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fraud after being seen driving, window shopping and riding a bike, news reports said. The man in Palermo, Sicily, received at least 170,000 euros ($191,000) in welfare since 2008 after attesting that he was “totally blind” as…

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