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New crypto scam targets tech savvy individuals

New crypto scam targets tech savvy individuals Oluwapelumi Adejumo · 16 seconds ago · 1 min read U.S.› Scams The FBI has alerted the public to the prevalence of this “pig slaughtering” scam technique saying it received over 4,300 complaints about it in 2021. 1 min readUpdated: June 3, 2022 at 10:29 pm Cover art/illustration…

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Crypto scams have cost people more than $1 billion since 2021, says FTC

The crypto market can be volatile, but it’s still attractive to young people who have “higher risk appetites,” said Chris Adam of SharpRank.Insta_photos | Istock | Getty ImagesMore than 46,000 people say they lost over $1 billion in crypto to scams since the start of 2021, according to a report released by the Federal Trade…

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Crypto scam victims have lost more than $1 bn since 2021: US FTC report

More than 46,000 people reported losing over $1 billion in cryptocurrency scams since the start of 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said in a report on Friday. Nearly half the people who reported losing digital currencies in a scam said it started with an ad, post or a message on a social media platform,…

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Clipminer rakes in $1.7m in crypto hijacking scam

A crew using malware that performs cryptomining and clipboard-hacking operations have made off with at least $1.7 million in stolen cryptocurrency. The malware, dubbed Trojan.Clipminer, leverages the compute power of compromised systems to mine for cryptocurrency as well as identify crypto-wallet addresses in clipboard text and replace it to redirect transactions, according to researchers with…

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Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Accused of Willfully Failing to Act Against Onecoin Fraudsters

The legal representative of victims of the Onecoin bitcoin scam operation, Jonathan Levy, has accused the Bulgarian prosecutor of deliberately failing to take action against Onecoin. The lawyer said due to the prosecutor’s inaction, more victims are losing millions of dollars to the fraudsters. Prosecutor Refusing to Take Action Against Ruja Ignatova’s Mother A lawyer…

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