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Crypto Crime victims to Receive Support from EU Parliament

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A petition has been filed with the European Parliament to establish a fund for victims of cryptocurrency fraudIt seeks to establish a regulated scheme...
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Liquidators Demand Probe Into Reported Bitcoin Marketing Scam

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Less than a month ago, Cape Town High Court permitted a transitional order to liquidate Mirror Trading International's (MTI) digital assets and reclaim investor...
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Legal Protection to Combat Cryptocurrency Flaws

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Current rally of cryptocurrency is spreading so fast that one may cringe at the possibility of a scam revealed at any point of timeThis...
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BILGARIAN CRYPTO EXCHANGE OPERATOR SENTENCED 10 YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

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Bulgarian crypto exchange operator sentenced for laundering moneyScam carried out under the company name RG COINSA total of $184000 is said be convicted from...
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MTI a Bitcoin trading firm is now winding-up its business

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MTI has defrauded nearly 28,000 investors making $644 million of personal gains The investment firm is granted a provision for winding-up it's business operations...
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FBI needs assistance from the victims of a ponzi scam

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FBI is seeking to identify the victims of a ponzi scam for further assistance in the investigation The agency has published a questionnaire to...
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FBI needs assistance from the victims of a ponzi scam

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FBI is seeking to identify the victims of a ponzi scam for further assistance in the investigation The agency has published a questionnaire...
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The chief of BitGrail is accused of its own exchanges hack

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Italian cybercrime agency accused the founder of BitGrail for the hacking activity The firm seems to have knowingly ignored the security flaws and took...
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3.5 Billion Yen Bitcoin Seized by Dutch Police

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Dutch Police have seized 2,500 Bitcoin, which is about 3.5 billion Yen involved in money launderingTwo men and women have been arrested and seized...
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Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme Scammed Brits

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Group of 14 buyers are demanding the authorities to take immediate action since they have collectively lost £100,000The customers were told that if they...
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Vigil Griffith’s Case Matter a lot to the Cryptocurrency Regulation: Here’s why

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Vigil Griffith was called the internet man of mystery at the age of 25 by The New York Times MagazineIn April 2018 he was...
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Nouriel Roubini Claims That the DeFi Revolution was a Vaporwave From the Very Beginning

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Nouriel Roubini in a tweet has suggested that the DeFi carnival was vaporwave from its very onsetNourel Roubini, is a renowned American economist born...
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New Strategy: Scammers now Pretend to be From the Bank of America

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Redditor revealed that someone from Bank of America who wanted the user to fill out a form for the cryptocurrencyFake BOA woman knew all...
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Philippines’ SEC Announces a new Bitcoin Mining Ponzi Scheme

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Mining city of Philippines is not registered under the commission and does not possess the necessary licensesMining city, is a Bitcoin cloud mining business...
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Phishing Scams Continue to Take Place With Electrum Wallet Users

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One of the victims claimed that 1400 BTC worth $14595000 was stolen while the second victim reported a loss of 36.5 BTC worth $380512he...
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Chilean Crypto Exchange Badu Accused of Forging Information

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The lawsuit has been filed by the bank Itau in Competition Court (TLDC) however the exchange has denied all the accusationsIn February 2020 the...
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ASIC Announces 7 Year Ban on BitConnect’s John Bigatton

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced a ban on BitConnect representative John Louis Anthony Bigatton from delivering any kind of financial services...
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YFIII websites surfaced in Phishing Scams

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YFIII website page was claiming to give project airdrop to users by simply sharing their wallet address and inviting more users to do the...
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US government to Forfeit $392 Million and Post Conviction Order Against OneCoin Co-Conspirator

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US government is seeking forfeiture of $393,940,000The US government is pushing for the post-conviction orderMark S. Scott was convicted on November 21, 2019, for...
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USA Government Seize Millions in Fraud Crypto Donation Raised by Terror Groups

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The Justice Department from Washington has informed that militant groups seeking donations in cryptocurrency on digital platforms from people all over the world.The groups...
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South Korea Witnesses Surge in Number Of Companies Involved in Crypto Fraud

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South Korean Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), on August 3, 2020, cautioned that the number of fraud companies that claimed to invest in virtual currency...
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China’s Ministry of Public Security Officials Apprehends 27 Suspects in Plus Token Ponzi Scheme

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China's Ministry of Public Security released a report claiming that they have arrested all the 27 major suspects of the Plus Token Ponzi...
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Carryminati’s Gaming Youtube Channel Hacked; Replicates The Bitcoin Twitter Hack

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Carryminati’s Gaming Youtube Channel CarryisLive Hacked today; It replicates The Bitcoin Twitter Hack Carried Out 10 Days Ago. CarryisLive is his gaming channel that was...
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Court Issues Certificates For The CFTC Complain Regarding Ackerman

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CFTC had pressed charges against Michael Ackerman and his established companies for conducting frauds. The New York Southern District Court has issued certificates...
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Majority Of The Addresses Victimized In Recent Bitcoin Scam Are From The US

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Elliptic is a company that enables many financial as well as cryptocurrency firms to combat the scams and risks on the Blockchain. Elliptic's...
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Centralised Controls Of Twitter Should Be Blamed For The Recent Crypto Scam

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Anthony Pompliano said that it is unalterable that every politician will eventually turn into a Bitcoin proponent. Pompliano's tweet was a reply to Tom Emmer's...
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AML Bitcoin Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Pleads Guilty For Illegally Raising $5.6 Million

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Jack Abramoff is an American lobbyist, businessman, movie producer, and now a convicted fraudster. Jack Abramoff has reportedly pleaded guilty to the charges of defrauding...
South Africa Cryptocurrency Scam Founder Plead Guilty

Another Founder of Celebrity-backed ICO To Plead Guilty For Committing Fraud

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Co-founder of the fraudulent coin offering company, Sohrab Sam Sharma, has decided to plead for his guilt of defrauding investors for $25 million. ...
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The Famous Onecoin Ponzi Scheme Case Is Once Again Postponed By The Court 

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The prime leader behind the OneCoin Ponzi scam, Konstantin Ignatov, expected to have its sentencing on July 8, was adjourned by the court. ...
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CFTC Demands Default Judgment Against Benjamin Reynolds, Bitcoin Scam Mastermind

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The regulator of CFTC submitted a letter to the New York Southern District Court regarding fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme Control – Finance. The CFTC...

AT&T Once Again Sued Over SIM-Swapping Cryptocurrency Theft

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The popular US cellular network AT&T sued for the second time over the alleged SIM-swapping case. Per sources, Shapiro’s claim involves $1.9 million...
Over $2 Billion Lost In The Largest Ponzi Scheme: PlusToken

Over $2 Billion Lost In The Largest Ponzi Scheme: PlusToken

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PlusToken fooled the clients by saying that their investments would give them a high amount of profits. Instead, the opposite happened. They fooled...
NZ Police Seized $140 Million Of Former Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator BTC-e

NZ Police Seized $140 Million Of Former Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator

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Alexander Vinnik, who previously operated cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, has had $140m frozen by New Zealand police. Per reports, when investigators caught Vinnik on...
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Spacex And Elon Musk Fake Giveaway Scams Out $2 Million in Two Months

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The trick on name of Spacex And Elon Musk has scammed out a total of 2 million US Dollars from the users.  Fake...
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The ‘Iranian Exchange’ BITISIS Closed Down Operations

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The police have shut down the 'Iranian Exchange’ BITISIS. China established BITISIS. Now, there is a seizing of all the assets of the...
South Africa Cryptocurrency Scam Founder Plead Guilty

Centra Tech’s Founders Convicted in ICO Fraud Case

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The founder of Centra Tech pleads guilty for a fraud, which included an ICO scam of 32 million US dollars. Many social media...
Cryptocurrency lawsuit Q3 Ravaged After The Crypto Startup Swindled Investors' $33 Millions

Q3 Ravaged After The Crypto Startup Swindled Investors $33 Million

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Michael Ackerman, the CEO and his co-conspirators promised 5% of profits from daily trading in digital currency. They ended up using the funds...
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American Economist Nouriel Roubini Detests the Use of Bitcoin

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Eric has been a Bitcoin trader for the last 7 years. He lost all his bitcoin in a malicious scam of a hardware wallet. ...
South Africa Cryptocurrency Scam Founder Plead Guilty

Cryptocurrency Scam Worth Rs.26 Lakhs Unraveled In India

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Five men booked in a cryptocurrency scam worth Rs 26.32 lakhs in the Palgarh district of Maharashtra. Minister of State said that the...
Teenage Cryptocurrency Ellis Pinsky Hacker Sued For $71.4million hackers

Is Your Hardware Wallet Safe? Eric Savics Becomes Victim of Malicious KeepKey Wallet

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A popular host of "Protocol Podcast" Eric Savics has lost around 12 BTC in a phishing attack. Since 2013, Savics was investing in...
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Ontario Securities Commission Releases Report Of QuadrigaCX Downfall

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Ontario Securities Commission has published the reports of the investigation of the downfall of QuadrigaCX. Ill luck befell the exchange when the CEO,...
Ukrainian Authorities Reveal Massive Cybercrime Haul cryptocurrency

Cyber Criminals Are Increasingly Targeting Digital Currency

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The US Department of Justice has found few miscreants who have indulged in international cybercrime throughout the world. Criminals across the world are...
South Africa Cryptocurrency Scam Founder Plead Guilty

Ethereum Wallet Under Investigation For A Crypto Fraud Of 50 Billion Won

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Ethereum wallet, also popular as an ETH Wallet, is under police investigation for cryptocurrency fraud of up to 100 billion won. Sources...
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Russian Man Loses 900,000 Rubles in Cryptocurrency Scam

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A new scam in the name of crypto recently took place in the Kursk region, Russia. The victim received a call from an...
South Africa Cryptocurrency Scam Founder Plead Guilty

Investors In South Africa Concern To Lose Millions In Cryptocurrency Exit Scam

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The cryptocurrency investors are accusing the CEO of VaultAge Solutions, who made a run after stealing millions of cryptocurrencies. Per sources, the firm...
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Ripple Offers Tips To Spot and Avoid XRP Giveaway Scams

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Ever since the launch of cryptocurrencies till today, there are several stories and controversies of rags-to-riches. In this term, Ripple revealed in its recent report...
Teenage Cryptocurrency Ellis Pinsky Hacker Sued For $71.4million hackers

Teenage Cryptocurrency Hacker Sued For $71.4million

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Ellis Pinsky is the young cryptocurrency hacker, who stole big crypto worth $23.8 million from an investor Michael Terpin. Terpin subjected him to...
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Supercomputers in EU Nations Used for Mining by Hackers

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Supercomputers in EU nations infected with mining malware. Some researchers found the first case in the ARCHER supercomputer. On Monday, hackers...
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Facebook Page CryptoFacts Owner Was Ordered To ‘Cease And Desist’

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The Texas Securities Commissioner revealed that Nickolas Steele who is the owner of a Facebook page CryptoFacts has ordered to ‘cease and desist’...
North Korean hacking group Lazarus is allegedly raising its effort to steal cryptocurrency

APT Hacking Group Lazarus Engaged In Cryptocurrency Heist Campaigns

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A North Korean hacking group Lazarus is allegedly raising its effort to steal cryptocurrency during the country’s economic difficulties. A press release revealed...
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Worth €3 million Pond Reportedly Happen in Belgium Last Year

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De Tijd released a report in which it stated that about €2.94 million worth of cryptocurrency lost from Belgium. The economic inspectorate of...
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OneCoin Fraud Case Stay Lifted: Nuances Of The Judgment

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The New York Southern District Court has pronounced the judgment with regard to the allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme OneCoin. The so pronounced...
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How To Protect Your Cryptocurrency Wallet From Cyber Attacks and Scams?

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A cryptocurrency wallet is a software program to store your cryptocurrencies and empower users for the sending and receiving of digital currency. The...
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Protect Yourself From Scammers Who Use Coronavirus Stimulus Payment To Snip Money

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Short Insights The COVID-19 crisis has paved the way for scammers to find new ways to steal money.  They have set up around 180,000...
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Chinese Cryptocurrency Mining Scam Reached $11M: Latest Crypto Fraud

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A new digital currency Ponzi scheme from China has gulped nearly $11 million Bitcoin in less than a month of its operation. AK...
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New Zealand Police Warn People Against Email Scams Demanding Bitcoin

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New Zealand Police caution against email scams threatening people for Bitcoin.  The citizens of New Zealand are facing several email extortions from scammers....
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Judge Warns Onecoin Victims About The Dismiss Of Their Case

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The case of the victims of fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme OneCoin might be dismissed warns the Judge Valerie Caproni of the New York Southern...
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OneCoin’s leader Ignatov Sentence to be Adjourned For Three Months

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OneCoin Scam that includes chunks of individuals linked to it has continued with its proceeding at the New York Southern District Court. The...

Russian Businessman Reportedly Lost 1 million Rubles Worth Cryptocurrency

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Moscow based Businessman lost Cryptocurrency assets worth 1 Million Rubles on the 27th of February. The Businessman is seeking the help of the...
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Colorado Resident Found Committing A Digital Asset-Based Ponzi Scheme Fraud

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Denver, Colorado Resident Breonna Clark was found committing fraud by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC). The charges against Clark and the company...
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Two Scammers Arrested in India For Sham Bitcoin Trading

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A duo of a man and a woman arrested allegedly for shaming investors on the pretext of Bitcoin trading. The victim lodged a...
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Canadians Defraud Bitcoin Shareholder by Impersonating HitBTC Exchange

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Singh Khatkar brothers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges for committing wire fraud in a July 2018 Twitter scam. Defrauded shareholder of $ 140,000 BTC The brothers...
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A New Scam Attempt on ETH users Amid Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork

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Scammers found new way to steal Ethers using Ethereum Instanbul Update. Fraudsters are everywhere these days Especially on Telegram where they create fake accounts on...
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The Crypto scam: Fake Bitcoin Website Duped Investors Using The Name of MAS Chairman

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This corruption can be of any type including bribery, extortion, cronyism, nepotism, parochialism, patronage, influence peddling, graft, and embezzlement and scams. This is done to...

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