Archives for: January 16th, 2023

Google AdWords not smart enough to stop crypto-phishing apps

Written by: ( January 16, 2023 )

There is an increasing trend for cybercriminals to take advantage of the popularity of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). They’re targeting the growing number of NFT influencers to send malware and drain cryptocurrency wallets from NFT influencers, one of the major uses of Google AdWords. Alex, who calls himself “NFT God,” admitted that he acquired OBS, an […]

International arrest warrant issued for Spanish cryptocurrency scammer

Written by: ( July 6, 2022 )

After failing to appear in court twice, a man charged with running a large cryptocurrency pyramid scheme out of Spain is the subject of an international arrest warrant. National Court Judge Joaquín Gadea has issued an international search and arrest warrant against David Ruiz de León, founder of the Kuailian platform, a company allegedly specialized […]

Beware the fake fundraisers looking for cryptocurrency for Ukraine

Written by: ( March 10, 2022 )

During Russia’s invasion, charities supporting Ukraine turned to cryptocurrency donations to raise funds. The gamble on virtual currency worked and Ukraine’s government raised over $50 million in cryptocurrency within a week after launching wallets that could be used to directly receive donations. However, there are also those who are taking advantage of the situation for […]

Teen scammer in the UK has $2.7 million in cryptocurrency seized by police

Written by: ( October 27, 2021 )

A teenager in the UK who set up a phony site as a feature of a “complex digital misrepresentation” has had more than £2 million ($2.7 million) of cryptocurrency seized by police. The unidentified 17-year-old used the site to trick clients of a digital gift card site into entering their details. He took £6,500 ($8,923) […]