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Jennifer Aniston, Prince Charles Falsely Used To Promote Crypto Scam

Jennifer Aniston, Prince Charles Falsely Used To Promote Crypto Scam Texas’ securities watchdog has issued an emergency cease-and-desist order to a purported cryptocurrency investment scheme that it says tried to dupe investors with fake endorsements from high-profile individuals. Among other alleged failings, Houston-based Wind Wide Coin is said to have fabricated …

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Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud

Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud Prosecutors in South Korea have reportedly raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit. According to CoinDesk Korea, investigators from the Prosecutors’ Office of the southern district of Seoul, the country’s capital, searched the head office of the exchange in the Gangnam-gu …

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Justice Department Veteran Backs Bitcoin Crime-Fighting Tool

Justice Department Veteran Backs Bitcoin Crime-Fighting Tool Blockchain services provider Bitfury has hired an 11-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice to lead the American push of its bitcoin blockchain tracking product, Crystal. Bitfury announced Friday that Michael DuBose, who led the DoJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property section …

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Security or Currency? Jury to Decide Next Year in ICO Fraud Case

Security or Currency? Jury to Decide Next Year in ICO Fraud Case A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities, a U.S. district court judge said Tuesday. Businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy is accused of violating anti-fraud and registration provisions of federal securities …

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Crypto Investment Schemes Hit With Cease-and-Desists in Texas

Crypto Investment Schemes Hit With Cease-and-Desists in Texas The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) has issued cease-and-desist orders to two bitcoin investment schemes that it alleges are selling unregistered securities and making fraudulent claims to the state’s residents According to one order lodged on Tuesday, the securities regulator takes aim at …

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‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites

‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites Hackers have injected hundreds of websites running the Drupal content management system with malicious software used to mine the cryptocurrency monero. This latest incident was uncovered by Troy Mursch, the security researcher behind the website Bad Packets Report. He wrote Saturday that more …

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