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HashOcean is a cloud mining service that allows customers to gain profit by buying some computer power in special data centers to mine cryptocurrency. HashOcean was founded in 2012 — and by 2016, it had become one of the largest and most respected platforms specializing in cloud mining. According to its official website, HashOcean had seven datacenters in cities such as San Francisco, New York, Nuremberg and Singapore, and the investments made in HashOcean were going to be paid off in four to six months using its daily revenues. Nevertheless, in 2016, there was HashOcean news that broke, reporting that the platform had shut down its website. After the sudden disappearance of the company, a group of hackers started tracking HashOcean in order to find its founders. Stay tuned on HashOcean’s latest news on Cointelegraph.
The hackers chasing those behind the defunct HashOcean set to back out.986
From relying on ‘ethical hackers’ to seeking the attention of the FBI and Interpol, scam victims are bent on seeing justice done as many lost huge sums of money invested in HashOcean which suddenly disappeared.15954
Will a group claiming to be hackers be able to rescue scammed miners who invested in the HashOcean mining company with their latest moves?2418
Bitcoin is now less prone to fraud than the US dollar or Euro. But to safeguard themselves from scams, investors must dedicate time and resources to research and education.765
HashOcean has opened a new Facebook page, claims its domain and previous Facebook page were hacked.1890
Usual website activities of a major Bitcoin miner Hashocean are nowhere to be found, fuelling suggestions that the cloudminer is a scam.7343