Bitcoin Scams Cryptocurrency News HEX Richard Heart 

Crypto HEX Founder is Actually Notorious Criminal ‘Spam King’

Founder of recently launched HEX cryptocurrency revealed to be former internet ‘Spam King’. Richard Heart, aka Richard J. Schueler, aka, J. Richard, aka James Hart is linked to a Panama criminal network which included corrupt lawyers and judges. Heart also sold anti-aging cures in between roles as Spam King and Bitcoin thought leader. Richard Heart, founder of controversial cryptocurrency project HEX (HEX), has been outed as a former internet scammer and ‘Spam King’. HEX Founder’s Dark History Heart was successfully sued by in 2002 for violating Washington state’s anti-spam…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Scams Cryptocurrency News duncan garner new zealand 

Bitcoin Scam Impersonates Kiwi Celebrity to Pump Get-Rich-Quick Scheme – CCN Markets

New Zealand radio and television personality Duncan Garner rebuked fraudsters for using his likeness to lure victims into a lucrative Bitcoin investment scam. According to Newshub, the broadcaster has been forced to publicly denounce the social media schemes, which use his image to dupe Kiwis into putting their money in cryptocurrencies. Speaking on his morning program, The AM Show, Garner denied any involvement in the fraudulent Bitcoin investment schemes: “Can I say now publicly that’s not me on Facebook pumping up Bitcoin and fancy cars and wealth schemes. It’s not…

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Bitcoin Scams Cryptocurrency News Konstantin Ignatov OneCoin 

OneCoin, the Crypto Scam that Refuses to Die, Resurfaces on YouTube

A Caribbean-based OneCoin promoter has urged colleagues to sell more of the cryptocurrency outfit’s products in order to help its jailed CEO. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: A OneCoin promoter based in Trinidad and Tobago has appeared in a YouTube video promoting the controversial cryptocurrency, further proving how enduring the scam has been. The promoter, known as Cordel ‘KingJayms’ James, was captured in a video suggesting that the best way to assist Konstantin Ignatov, the CEO of OneCoin who is being held in the U.S. while awaiting trial, is to…

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Bitcoin Scams Cryptocurrency News Jack Dorsey John McAfee 

McAfee Blasts Twitter Over Callous Disregard for Bitcoin Scams

Renegade John McAfee slammed Twitter on Monday for its callous disregard for Bitcoin scams after an impersonator was caught on Medium. | Source: AP Photo/Moises Castillo (i), REUTERS / Dado Ruvic (ii). Image Edited by CCN. Early on Monday, CCN brought to light the misadventures of an insidious scammer pretending to be none other than the Bitcoin renegade himself, John McAfee. McAfee: Twitter Never Even Responds to My Crypto Scam Reports After we tipped off McAfee and his wife, Janice, to the fraudulent article in question, John responded by sharing…

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Bitcoin Scams Bitcoin Wallet Cryptocurrency News south africa 

Angry African Investors Scorch $130,000/Day Bitcoin Scammer’s Property

As the dreams of South Africans who put their money in Bitcoin Wallet hoping to double their money in 15 working days went up in smoke, so too did the property of the alleged operator of the cryptocurrency scam. According to the Times, angry investors in the alleged Ponzi scheme set on fire a house and other properties belonging to Sphelele ‘Sgumza’ Mbatha, the operator of the scam which was based in Kwa-Zulu Natal’s rural town of Ladysmith. Scammer’s ‘lambo’ not spared either Among the items that were damaged in…

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2019’s Bitcoin Price Boom is Reawakening Hellish Crypto Scammers

Published: 20/06/2019 10:46 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Cryptocurrency evangelist and educator Andreas Antonopoulos has warned that the bull run the bitcoin price has been enjoying has revived fraudulent activities in the crypto space. Bitcoin price has tripled and scammers want to ride the wave In a series of tweets, Antonopoulos indicated that the prolonged crypto winter had driven scammers away. But now with the bitcoin price having nearly tripled from its 2018 low, bad actors are back with a bang. Antonopoulos likened the current wave of scams as reminiscent…

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Australia bitcoin Bitcoin Scams Crypto Hugh Jackman 

Bitcoin Scam Uses X-Men’s Hugh Jackman to ‘Turn You Into a Millionaire’

By CCN Markets: In their most current mutant form, the Bitcoin Evolution/Bitcoin Revolution scams are using X-Men star Hugh Jackman as bait. According to the fraudsters, the Australian actor who is best known for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men franchise has stumbled upon a ‘wealth loophole’ which can make anyone a millionaire within four months. Micky initially reported the scam which is being pitched mostly to Australians by promising returns of over 10,000 percent. Bitcoin scam landing page One of the bitcoin scam’s landing pages adopts the layout,…

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from   CCN’s visibility index on shows how our site was affected by Google’s Core Update. As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2 to less than 0.6. You might say we ought not to face any…

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Bitcoin Scams Crypto Daniel Pacheco IPro sec 

SEC Sues California Operator Behind $26 Million Crypto Pyramid Scam

By CCN: On Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a civil injunctive action against the operator of an alleged pyramid scheme that raised $26 million from investors. The defendant in the case is Daniel Pacheco, 45, a resident of San Clemente, California who has been charged by the SEC with selling unregistered securities as well as operating a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme. E-commerce lessons and redeemable crypto points Between Jan. 2017 and Mar. 2018, Pacheco sold unregistered securities through the California-based companies he controls, IPro Solutions LLC…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Crime Bitcoin Scams Crypto Financial Conduct Authority united kingdom 

Lambo-Lusting Britons Lose $34 Million to Forex, Bitcoin Investment Scams

By CCN: United Kingdom’s financial regulator, Financial Conduct Authority and the reporting center for scams and cybercrime, Action Fraud, have issued a warning following a surge in online Bitcoin and forex investment scams. Per the two bodies, Britons lost more than £27 million ($34.2 million) to fraudsters during the 2018/19 period. In 2018, reports on bitcoin and forex investment scams more than tripled to reach over 1,800 cases. The average loss for each victim during the 2018/19 period was £14,600 ($18,532). The scammers are employing social media platforms to promote…

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