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$6 Million Worth of Bitcoin Hacked from a Canadian Exchange, Customers Fear Exit Scam
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$6 Million Worth of Bitcoin Gone from a Canadian Exchange, Customers Fear Exit Scam
MapleChange, a small Canada-based crypto exchange, recently reported a hack that resulted in a loss of almost $6 million worth of their client funds, mostly in the form of bitcoin and litecoin. The crypto trading platform has claimed that hackers managed to take advantage of a bug and withdraw all funds from the exchange. Even though the company is “in the process of a thorough investigation”, the refunds of 913…
The Head of the Well-known Scam BitConnect Finally Arrested
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Living Bitconnect Meme Carlos Matos Seemingly Attacks Bitcoin, Calls It ”A Scam” and Says to ”Sell Everything”
You would have to have been living under a rock for the past year to be unaware of Carlos Matos. Matos became the de facto face of the supposed ”high-yield investment program” Bitconnect when his spectacular appearance at a Thai Bitconnect gala went viral in 2017. Matos’ unforgettable presentation has subsequently been thoroughly ingrained in popular culture. He has since become a staple meme, and was prominently featured by John…
A Bitcoin Trading Firm And Its CEO Will Pay More Than $2,5 Million In Penalty For Ponzi Scheme
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A Bitcoin Trading Firm And Its CEO Will Pay More Than $2,5 Million In Penalty For Ponzi Scheme
A New York Federal court has ordered the New York corporation Gelfman Blueprint Inc (GBI) and its CEO, Nicholas Gelfman of Brooklyn, to pay a total of $2,5 million in penalties because of fraud. GBI is a New York-based company and Bitcoin hedge fund, incorporated 2014. By 2015 the corporation had 85 customers and well over 2,000 bitcoins under management. The news that arrived on October 18th is a continuation…
MEGA Chrome Extension Hacked to Steal Private Keys
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MEGA Chrome Extension Hacked to Steal Private Keys
MEGA Chrome extension, a tool that reduces page loading times and provides cloud storage services has been compromised, according to recent reports. The official Twitter account of the anonymous Monero (XMR) digital currency has warned its users to avoid using the extension, as doing so would put their tokens in danger of being stolen. PSA: The official MEGA extension has been compromised and now includes functionality to steal your Monero:…