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Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam, Arrest 277

Philippine police have reportedly raided the offices of an alleged cryptocurrency scam that was targeting investors in China.According to a Sept. 15 report by local news outlet Inquirer.net, agents from the Bureau of Immigration, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and the National Police’s Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group raided the

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13.The Manhattan District Attorney’s office initiated an investigation after receiving complaints from

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Canadian Police Alerts to Crypto ATM Scam of Adjacent Deceptive Poster

Winnipeg police in Canada is warning Bitcoin ATM users about a new scam. Local police said that a poster located next to the machines claims that the crypto ATMs are currently going through some software upgrade and that users should transfer the cryptocurrency to the fraudsters’ own account.The posters advise

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French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XMR) cryptojacking.Cryptojacking backed by “massive firepower”BBC News reported the development on Aug. 27. According to the police, the botnet was distributed by sending virus-laden emails with offers for erotic pictures or fast cash, and further

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