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Bitcoin Sextortion: Scams Using Email, Videos, Passwords to Extort BTC

Millions of people worldwide have received sextortion scam emails in 2020 asking for bitcoin. These bitcoin sextortion schemes sometimes include recipients’ passwords to make the threat more real. The authorities have advised what to do if you receive a bitcoin sextortion email.Bitcoin Sextortion Scams Proliferate GloballyThe number of people

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Alongside Market Relief Package, US CFTC Warns of COVID-19-Linked Crypto Scams

United States derivatives markets regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the list of global authorities warning the public against cryptocurrency scammers trying to capitalize on the widespread coronavirus fears.In a statement issued on March 19, the CFTC highlighted that fraudsters commonly use major news events like

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