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We look at the 10 top bitcoin fiascos, related to money laundering, funding criminals, extortion, Ponzi and MLM, drug dealing, kidnapping, dodgy banks and the fall of Mt.Gox.
Martin Shkreli, dubbed by media as the “most hated man in the United States”, claims he lost $15 million set aside to buy Kanye West’s latest album, in a Bitcoin transaction.
Massive security breach puts Indian banking at risk. 3.2 mln debit cards may lose money. It is time to switch to digital currencies.
Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader's closest aide George Cottrell is in custody in the US awaiting trial on 21 charges including attempted extortion, money laundering and fraud.
Bitit launched its in-person Bitcoin programme in over 100,000 worldwide locations. It also hopes to launch its prepaid digital gift cards programme soon.
Counterfeiting and brand misrepresentation can be fought using the Blockchain technology in conjunction with other collaborative entities.
Mega, a free cloud storage and file hosting service founded by German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has been taken over by a Chinese Fraudster, Hollywood and the New Zealand government
Danny Brewster, ex-CEO of Neo & Bee, a Cyprus based Bitcoin company, who is accused of fraud against customers, has shown up in public trying to clear his reputation a few months before a court case settlement.
Online banking fraud rocketed 48 % to £60.4 million in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a report released by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK).
It’s been around for some time now: a new international bank is coming to town, named NextBank. It looks and feels like either a miracle or a scam.
After filing for bankruptcy protection last Friday, Mt. Gox issued another statement on Monday.
The fake Localbitcoins app on Google Play, still live at the time of writing, is indicative of how streetwise the Bitcoin community really is – and can happen again.
Major Banks and credit card companies such as American Express have developed “fraud free” and encrypted chip-enabled cards
Several small, local pizzerias were recently targeted by an anonymous group of extortionists who threatened that they will post bad reviews on Yelp.com if they didn't fork over 1 bitcoin.
The emerging economies and Asian giants have to keep an eye of the virtual money, as they see a potential fraud in the widening of its network.
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