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8 People Arrested in Argentina Linked to Onecoin Ponzi Scam

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Argentine city of Córdoba has indicted 12 people in connection with the Onecoin Ponzi scheme. Eight of them have been arrested. Onecoin Scammers Arrested The Public Prosecutor’s Office for…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin Signs Order Compelling Government Workers to Disclose Crypto Holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order compelling the country’s government workers to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. The order stipulates that employees must submit details of where they bought the digital assets and…
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Ten Years Ago Satoshi Nakamoto Logged Off – The Final Message from Bitcoin’s Inventor

Ten years ago today, the pseudonymous programmer (or programmers) Satoshi Nakamoto logged into the forum bitcointalk.org one last time, and left the Bitcoin community for good. The day prior Nakamoto wrote a final message to the crypto community by…
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Ledger Wallet Customer Data Leak Invokes Threats, Phishing Scams, User Allegedly Loses Life Savings

The cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger was hacked last June and over a million emails were exposed, according to reports from the company at the time. Months later, the hackers who obtained the Ledger data emailed clients, sent texts to…
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Coinsbee Lets You Buy Gift Cards for More Than 500 Brands With Crypto

Coinsbee is a platform for buying gift cards with more than 50 cryptos from all your favorite brands and shops, as well as get payment cards and phone top-ups. You can use it to purchase vouchers for video game stores such as Steam and PlayStation…
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Survey: 1 in 4 Senior Executives in Uruguay Have Used Cryptocurrencies

A survey made in Uruguay across different business sectors revealed that 24% of the 49 senior executives (1 in 4) from companies in the country claimed to have used cryptocurrencies at any point in their lives. Senior Executives in Uruguay Reveal…
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Popular Browsers Like Google Fail to Catch Copycat Crypto Sites, Scams Make the Top Results

As the digital asset economy grows popular and a number of crypto companies become well known, copycat scammers appear in greater numbers. There are a number of websites that are clones of the official web page from companies that provide mining…
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Crypto Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison Over Millions of Dollars in Exit Scam Without Paying Taxes

A cryptocurrency founder has been arrested and is facing up to 10 years imprisonment for tax evasion after running an exit scam. He allegedly made millions of dollars from his cryptocurrency and used an elaborate scheme to avoid paying taxes…