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SEC Charges California Resident for Alleged $26 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has initiated court proceedings against a California resident for allegedly operating a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme, according to a press release published on May 23.The SEC alleges Daniel Pacheco of conducting a fraudulent, unregistered offering of securities through two California-based companies,

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Cryptocurrency Project OneCoin Denies Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme Claims

Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam, news outlet Samoa Observer reported on May 14.OneCoin is purportedly a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme project, that raised hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide by luring investors with the promise of big returns and minimal

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Crypto Crime: Tokyo Fuzz Arrest Eight In $68M Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

$68.42 Million Stolen In Bitcoin Scheme Since Bitcoin’s inception, a mere decade ago, malicious users of the world’s first blockchain have sought to capitalize on the pseudonymous and anti-governmental nature of the Bitcoin Network and other crypto platforms. And although governments have begun to crack down on this innovation, crypto-related schemes

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Tokyo Police Arrest 8 Men Allegedly Involved in $68 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

Tokyo police have arrested eight men that are suspected of collecting a total amount of $68.4 million in cash and cryptocurrency using a pyramid scheme, Japanese daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports Wednesday, Nov. 14.The suspects claimed to run a U.S. investment company dubbed “Sener,” conducting seminars with foreign speakers. The

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