May 19, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Black market scammers cash in on India’s coronavirus crisis

Criminals are capitalising on the coronavirus crisis by peddling fake and sometimes nonexistent medical supplies to countless desperate people across India.Nationwide shortages of drugs and oxygen amid soaring Covid-19 case rates have fuelled a black market boom as sellers “prey on the desperation and grief of families” in deals “brokered online or in hushed phone calls”, The New York Times (NYT) reports.  “Sometimes…

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May 19, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Is BMI Scam?

There are few single measures in health care that seem to carry as much weight as body mass index, or B.M.I. We encounter it not just at doctor’s offices, but with online calculators and smart scales, at gyms and even when determining eligibility for the Covid vaccine.Its formula is simple: Take your weight (in kilograms),…

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May 19, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Over $2 million in cryptocurrency was sent to Elon Musk impersonators in the last 6 months

The cryptocurrency hype is real. New numbers show how scammers are benefiting.Driving the news: Reported losses tied to crypto scams spiked 1,000% in the past year, the Federal Trade Commission said Monday. That includes over $2 million that people have sent to Elon Musk impersonators. (Yes, really.)Why it matters: Crypto trading has exploded alongside an…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Elon Musk Impersonators Rake in $2 Million: Regulator Warns of Fake Giveaway Cryptocurrency Scams

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says reports of cryptocurrency scams have skyrocketed. In particular, people have reported sending more than $2 million in cryptocurrency to Elon Musk impersonators within the past six months. Elon Musk Impersonators and Other Cryptocurrency Scams The FTC published “Consumer Protection Data Spotlight” Monday. FTC analyst Emma Fletcher wrote, “Reports…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Six People Connected to a $36M Crypto Scam Arrested, Scheme Operated From Multiple Locations in Europe

Authorities in Germany launched a massive operation that cracked down on a sophisticated crypto scam, resulting in the arrest of six people in different European countries. Initial reports state that such a fraudulent scheme stole over $36.2 million worth in virtual currencies from individuals across Europe. Raids Conducted in Poland, North Macedonia, and Sweden According…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: This IRS Letter Isn’t a Scam, and You Should Keep It

Photo: Feverpitched (Getty Images)Considering the abundance of tax scams out there, it’s wise to be wary of unusual correspondence purporting to be from the IRS. However, if you recently received a jointly issued IRS-White House letter from Joe Biden confirming that you’ve been issued stimulus funds, it’s important to know that it’s not a scam,…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: People claiming to be Elon Musk have stolen more the $2 million in crypto

Trust me, Elon Musk isn’t asking his Twitter followers for anything other than attention A new report from the FTC in the U.S. says scammers have stolen over $2 million USD (roughly $2.4 million CAD) in crypto-related scams since last October by impersonating Elon Musk. The worst part is that while people have lost over…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Australians being warned of superannuation rollover scams

Listen to this story The Australians Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is warning of scams targeting individuals with self-managed super funds (SMSFs). Scammers have been cold calling or emailing individuals and urging them to transfer existing super funds to a new SMSF. Once convinced, the target will then transfer their superannuation to what they believe…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: BREAKING: The Family Man 2’s trailer to be out on THIS date!

In the last 3-4 years, the digital space has exploded big time. It took some time but after the lockdown was imposed in the country last year, the web series got far more acceptance. Several shows did extremely well but a few of them got unbelievable popularity. The Family Man is one such series. It…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Narada scam case: All 4 Bengal ministers get bail

For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now   For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS   | Published: Monday, May 17, 2021, 21:35 [IST] New Delhi, May 17: In a recent development, a special court granted interim bail to three ministers of Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and a former Kolkata mayor who were arrested by the Central Bureau…

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