May 12, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Named and shamed: Mirror Trading masterminds on the hook for R4.7bn after SA’s largest Bitcoin scam

Owing to the lack of understanding about cryptocurrencies, the ability for scams to occur in the world of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other blockchain-based products is very evident. It seems almost every week there is a story of a new scam, Ponzi scheme, or theft of millions by those seeking to acquire ill-gotten gains from the…

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May 12, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

U.S. Charges Alleged Cocaine Kingpin With Scamming Government out of COVID Relief Funds

An international crime boss at the top of an organization known for dismembering rivals with chainsaws is facing federal charges on a more mundane allegation: applying for, and receiving, a COVID-19 bailout prosecutors say he wasn’t entitled to.Mileta Miljanić, the Bosnian-born head of “Group America,” a “brutal cocaine trafficking network” with alleged links to the…

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May 12, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Suspect Arrested in Hong Kong for Scamming Crypto Trader out of HK$1.5M

On Tuesday, a Hong Kong man was arrested for stealing HK$1.5M from a female trader in Tsim Sha Tsui, an urban district in southern Kowloon, Hong Kong. A 24-year-old man was arrested by Hong Kong police Tuesday for allegedly stealing funds from a Hong Kong citizen, an offense punishable by up to ten years in…

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May 12, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

5 state regulators allege organization is tied to Russia, scamming users using metaverse casino

“The same rules that apply to investments in the physical world continue to apply to investments in virtual worlds,” said the regulators. 1304 Total views 25 Total shares Authorities in the U.S. states of Alabama, Kentucky, New Jersey, Texas and Wisconsin have filed enforcement actions against the Flamingo Casino Club for allegedly perpetrating a scam…

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May 11, 2022 In ​​,  HSE

Scammers are trawling lost dog posts on Facebook to blackmail distraught owners

Dog owners are being warned that conmen are posing as dognappers in an effort to scam desperate owners out of thousands. Experts say the conmen will call distraught owners and demand money – and if the cash is not paid, threatens to slit the poor pup’s throat. Claire Gresty, who is based in Bolton and…

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