Tag: Scam

Bitcoin Gold Wallet Scam

Another Bitcoin Gold Disaster: Scammer Cons Countless Users

While the crypto space is still premature and not totally secure, cautionary tales are crucial to raise user awareness. And, unfortunately, the Bitcoin Gold team’s given the community yet another cautionary tale this week, as some users lost all or...

/ November 22, 2017
Claim Your Bitcoin Gold

Scams Abound – The Right Way to Claim Your Bitcoin Gold

Since Bitcoin Gold launched, there has been a lot of confusion about how to claim the newly forked currency. Scammers are also having a field day as phishing sites and fraudulent claims flood the internet and appear on search engines....

/ November 18, 2017
Bitconnect Ponzi Scheme

BitConnect (BCC) – Inside The Concerns Surrounding The Cryptocoin

There are two distinct groups in the crypto community: those who sing the praises of BCC, and those who are unabashed in calling BCC and its associated lending platform an all-out Ponzi scheme that could come crashing down at any...

/ November 3, 2017
Crypto Pump-and-Dump Scams

Pump-and-Dump Scams: What Crypto Traders Should Look Out For

So-called “pump-and-dump” schemes are understandably illegal in traditional markets, but in the still majorly un-regulated crypto space, they occur seemingly on a daily basis now. The thing about these nefarious moneymaking ploys is that a few get rich while the...

/ October 30, 2017
Fake Poloniex App Phishing

Fake Poloniex Apps Harvest Credentials

It has become quite profitable recently to fraudulently steal cryptocurrency from traders. Couple the increased prices of these coins with the number of new users and you have the perfect storm for phishing scams to emerge. One that was recently...

/ October 25, 2017