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Scams are running rampant in the cryptocurrency markets as a huge rally in bitcoin, a lack of regulation and the anonymity of digital money have created a ripe environment for fraudsters.Consumers reported losing nearly $82 million to crypto scams during the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of......
A new Hermes delivery text scam is circulating as it targets the increasing numbers of people working or staying at home during the pandemic. With the big rise in home shopping during the lockdown, many of us have parcels on the way to our front doors. And......
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has advised citizens to be wary of online scams using the name “Coca-Cola Welfare Fund”. According to a statement from the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications received by Radio National of Cambodia, there has recently been a phishing attack by sending links to users......
CRYPTOCURRENCIES 'A FARCE' Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are a "farce" and a symptom of bubbles forming in financial markets, Amundi chief investment officer Pascal Blanque said on Thursday. Bitcoin, trading at around $39,364, fell 35% last month after China doubled down on efforts to prevent speculative and financial risks b...
Amazon is ripe for scams. The online retail juggernaut has grown even larger during the pandemic as more people shop online. It’s no surprise that scammers are taking notice. A scam need not involve a direct attack on victims. A cybersecurity group found millions of records showing deals between......
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Tired of receiving scam SMSes and phone calls? You can now download an app to prevent these scams, including loan, phishing and Chinese officials impersonation scams, from reaching your phones. Launched in Nov. 20 last year, the ScamShield app identifies and filters...
California’s attorney general on Friday charged 15 people with conspiring to defraud mostly elderly victims of Filipino descent out of a combined $5 million. They’re accused of bilking at least 30 victims mostly in the Sacramento and Stockton areas through what Attorney General Rob Bonta alleged was an international Ponzi......
HIGH street banks are going 'to war' on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin after a spike in fraud, reports the Times One bank will use technology to ban several million customers from buying ANY digital currencies, it adds. Ashley Hart, head of fraud at TSB, said: "Platforms and exchanges are rife with......
About a decade ago, Zenaida Merlin and Luis Estrada started their catering business, D’Maize. Estrada was trained as a chef in their native El Salvador. He spent half his day at another job and the other half making pupusas and other dishes in their home kitchen, in San Fra...
These days, just about everything can be purchased as a subscription. Video and music streaming services are hugely popular. Meal delivery services provide pre-measured ingredients and easy recipes on a subscription basis. You can sign up for regular shipments of snacks, clothing, personal grooming products, makeup, vitamins, pet toys, wine, an...
Check out what's clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Epic Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff is dead. But the effort to untangle his web of deceit lives on. More than 12 years after Madoff confessed to running one of the biggest financial fraud in Wall Street history,......
Email and text frauds are nothing new – but with a boom in......