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Inksnation Scam Benue Investors, Hundred Others Count Their Losses

Hundreds of fraudulent blockchain project participants have been scammed, most of them pinkoin investors in Benue State and across Nigeria.

Pinkoin is a non-existent digital currency being promoted by Inksnation which is registered under iBSmartify Nigeria by one Omotafe Sewanu, who promised hundreds of Nigerians more than 100% of their investment. read more

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8 Facts That Inksnation-Pinkoin Is A Scam & Why You Should Avoid iBSmartify Nigeria

In 2020, a friend called my attention to pinkoin, a digital asset by InksNation which claims to reduce poverty in the World by allocating coins to every member of its community. read more

ALERT: Fake Metamask Domain Could Steal From Your Crypto Wallet, Here Is What You Need To Do

Findings have shown that a scam cryptocurrency browser extension could redirect you to a fake Metamask domain, where coins in your wallet could be stolen. read more

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How SiBAN Is Alerting Crypto Investors About Blockchain Scams In Nigeria

The blockchain industry in Nigeria is growing astronomically and as usual, scammers are out there to exploit unsuspecting interested individuals who want to invest in cryptocurrency. read more

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Founder of Pinkoin Sewanu Declared Wanted Over $82K Crypto Fraud In Nigeria

Five months after Nigeria’s Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) warned Nigerians to steer clear of Inksnation, the country’s anti-graft agency has finally declared the founder of a scam coin Inksnation wanted. read more

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7 Ways To Identify Cryptocurrency Scams and Fraudulent ICOs

It seems the world is moving towards digital currency, making thousands of people around the world to get involved, in all these how do you identify cryptocurrency scams and fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)? read more

How Hacker Stole $5.6M Worth of Ethereum Classic From OKEx Crypto Trading Platform

A Malta-based cryptocurrency trading exchange platform OKEx has explained how hackers gained access into its trading cryptocurrencies platform stealing $5.6 million worth of Ethereum Classic in the process. read more

Woman Hacker Who Stole $300,000 Worth of XRP Jailed in Australia

An Australian Court has jailed a woman hacker for stealing 100,000 units of the ripple (XRP) worth $300,000.

Information Age, a local media in Australia reported that Kathryn Nguyen, 25, was sentenced to a maximum of two years and three months in jail. read more

South Korean Blockchain-Powered Highways Toll Payments To Launch Before End of 2020

South Africa is working on a blockchain-powered highways toll payments, report from the country has said it’s due for launch before the end of 2020. read more

Ethereum: Opaybinary Investment Scheme Folds Up With Millions of Naira Belonging to Investors

Thousands of Nigerians have taken to Facebook to lament over their inability to access opaybinary investment dashboard, a platform that promised them 2.2% daily interest. read more

Police Arrest 109 Members Of PlusToken Project Scam in China

Police Arrest 109 Members Of PlusToken Bitcoin project scam in China

Authorities in China have arrested 109 members of PlusToken project scam, which has been described as one of the biggest cryptocurrency scams in recent years. read more

Cryptonomist discovers 143 scam bitcoin websites

A cryptocurrency research-based website Cryptonomist has reported the discovery of 143 scam bitcoin websites which were targeted at crypto enthusiasts around the World. read more

Name of Philippines’s Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez Used for Bitcoin Scam, Writes US

Cryptocurrency scam is gaining momentum globally, the newest being bitcoin scam in which the name of Philippines’s Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III was used for a series of scam. read more

Hacker Transfers 2,500BTC from 2016 Bitfinex Breach

About 2,500 stolen bitcoins (28 million US dollars) from the 2016 Bitfinex breach have been transferred from the hacker’s wallet, reported Whale Alert, an advanced blockchain tracker and analytics system reporting large and interesting transactions. read more

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What is Bitcoin Ponzi?

If anyone promised you that your bitcoin investment would multiply by 50% within 24 hours, you need to think twice before you jump into such a business opportunity. It could be bitcoin ponzi. So what’s bitcoin Ponzi? read more

FULL LIST: Bill Gate, Kanye West, 22 Richest Twitter Accounts That Were Hacked In Crypto Scam

  • Verified Twitter accounts of World richest people Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett were hacked on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

  • Hackers tweeted that they were “giving back” 5000 BTC ($45,889,950) to their community

  • The crypto address linked to the scam has allegedly received more than 11.3 BTC, or roughly $103,960 (N40,284,500)

Hackers on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 carried out a well-coordinated cryptocurrency giveaway scam after gaining access to at least top 22 richest Twitter accounts globally. read more

$1million Scam Inside Kirikiri Prison: Who is Olusegun Aroke?

More facts have emerged why Nigeria’s anti-graft agency arrested Kirikiri Prison Deputy Controller Emmanuel Oluwaniyi.

The controller was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside a medical doctor at the facility Hemeson Edwin for abetting crime. read more

CoinCheck NEM Wallet Hacking: 10 We Know About Biggest Digital Asset Theft

Following the successful hacking and stealing of $534 million from CoinCheck NEM wallets, one of the Japanese largest cryptocurrency trading platforms Friday, January 26, 2018, here are some of the things you probably want to know: read more

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