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New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google’s AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through Google's AdSense program has begun circulating the Internet. The malicious scheme demands Bitcoin (BTC) in exchange for preventing an attack, which would purportedly lead to the users’ AdSense account suspension.The email-based extortion scheme was reported by security news

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CFTC Asks Court for More Time Finding CEO of Crypto Ponzi Scam Control Finance

Six months after the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a complaint against Control Finance, the regulatory agency is yet struggling to capture the mastermind behind the crypto pyramid scheme.Filed mid-2018, the CFTC accused Control Finance and its Director Benjamin Reynolds of defrauding naive investors through a fraudulent crypto

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Bitcoin Scam Ads Featuring Martin Lewis Now Spotted on Instagram

Bitcoin (BTC) scam ads featuring the likeness of Martin Lewis have continued to appear on social media despite Lewis’ previous efforts to prevent such illegal practices.After the British financial expert settled a defamation lawsuit against Facebook for showing unendorsed fake Lewis crypto ads in 2019, new scam adverts have

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PlusToken Scam Triggered the Bitcoin Bear Trend, But It’s Not the Sole Factor

The PlusToken Ponzi scheme has and continues to impact the price of Bitcoin as funds are liquidated via OTC brokers, but half the problem facing the BTC market is a lack of buying demand according to analyst Alex Krüger. PlusToken DumpPlusToken promised its “investors” monthly returns of anywhere from 10 to

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