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US Gov’t Extradites Alleged Fraudster for Selling Fake Securities for $11M in BTC

The United States has extradited a Swedish national from Thailand for allegedly selling fraudulent securities to investors online, garnering over $11 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC).Per a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) published on Nov. 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson is on his way to the

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Dutch Court Orders Facebook to Remove Fake Bitcoin Ads

A Dutch court has ruled that Facebook must remove Bitcoin (BTC)-related fraudulent investment ads following local billionaire and television producer John de Mol’s lawsuit against the company, Reuters reported on Nov. 11.De Mol initiated judicial proceedings against the social media giant in June 2019, claiming that Facebook failed to

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Zcash Community Discovers Likely Malicious Fake Version of ZecWallet

Members of the Zcash (ZEC) community have discovered a suspicious and potentially malicious counterfeit version of Zcash Foundation’s native ZecWallet.According to a Twitter post published on Oct. 20 and retweeted by Zcash developer Electric Coin Company, the fake ZecWallet likely contains malware. The tweet reads:“PSA to all Zcash users!

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Malaysian Ministry of Education Fights Fake Degrees With Blockchain Tech

The Malaysian Ministry of Education has introduced E-Skrol, an application built on the NEM blockchain to deal with the issue of certificate fraud through the use of blockchain technology.In a Sept. 19 article by local news agency Bernama, the Ministry of Education in Malaysia announced that the previously introduced

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