March 23, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Cryptocurrency scam

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the way we go about businesses, including a move towards a less cash-dependent society. As a result, cryptocurrencies have been growing in popularity, with coins such as Bitcoin trending on social media platforms and featuring in mainstream news as it rises in price. Like any investment though, you…

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March 22, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Binance Smart Chain project TurtleDex pulls the rug on its users and steals $2.5 million

TurtleDex, a Binance Smart Chain dApp, exit scammed its users today, after its highly anticipated launch.Jet Fuel Finance, a yield farming ecosystem that partnered with TurtleDex, confirmed the scam on Twitter. A user called @DeFiStalker posted screenshots of the diverted liquidity pools. ApeSwap and PancakeSwap couldn’t provide liquidity as users started desperately selling TTDX (TurtleDex’s…

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March 21, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: NHS exec’s Twitter accounts hacked to promote PS5 scam

An NHS executive’s Twitter accounts were hacked to promote a PlayStation 5 sales scam.Helen Bevan, who is chief transformation officer of NHS Horizons, saw her two Twitter accounts with a combined 133,000 followers hacked and then used to flog fake PS5s, the BBC reports. Eurogamer news cast: has Square Enix done enough to save Marvel’s…

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March 21, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Developer behind the FlickType Watch app sues Apple for anticompetitive behavior

The big picture: The App Store has become home to no less than 1.9 million apps, generating $64 billion in revenue for Apple and app developers. And while Apple will tell you it’s a place you can trust, one developer lawsuit alleges that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Last month, Kosta Eleftheriou, the mobile…

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March 21, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: This Week in Apps: Google Play slashes commissions, Apple sued over scammy apps, YouTube launches a TikTok clone in the US

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices…

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March 20, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: News24.com | Knysna cop in court for alleged scam to quash traffic fines for cash

(Photo by Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo) A 44-year-old Western Cape police officer working in the Knysna Magistrate’s Court was charged with corruption for allegedly luring motorists by promising to have their traffic fines quashed in exchange for cash. Sergeant Ralston Curwyne Selwyne Pietersen was arrested during a sting operation on Friday while at work, and appeared in…

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March 20, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Ex-UCLA coach sentenced to 8 months in college admissions scam

March 20 (UPI) — The former head coach of UCLA’s men’s soccer team has been sentenced to eight months in prison for accepting bribes to help students get accepted to the school. In addition to the prison time, Jorge Salcedo, 48, must serve one year of supervised release and forfeit $200,000, the same amount in…

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March 20, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: I regret supporting Buhari in 2015, says Dino Melaye

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has carpeted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.He described Buhari’s administration as the “greatest scam that came out of Africa”.He spoke on the Channels TV programme Politics on Saturday, monitored by The Nation.Melaye who represented Kogi West in the Senate between 2015 and 2019, said he regretted supporting Buhari’s candidacy…

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March 20, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Glitter bomb used to catch and arrest phone scammer

Mark Rober is taking his glitter bombs to the next level and actually used one to catch and arrest a phone scammer. At this rate it’s only a matter of time before we see a video of him using a glitter bomb to stop Kim Jong-un’s reign in North Korea. Keep going for the full…

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March 19, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: $375,000 stolen in aged care scam

News TickerFlood warningFor latest updates on the evacuation orders acors the Mid-North Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and Central Tablelands, search on ABC EmergencyPosted 2ddays agoSpace to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.$375,000 stolen in aged care scamAuthorities are investigating but there are growing concern about…

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