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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 Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com 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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B2G Bitcoin Scams Crypto John McAfee 

John McAfee Promotes Steven Seagal-Endorsed Crypto Scam Coin

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. CCN reported deeply on a pyramid scheme involving cloud mining and a highly pumped-and-dumped cryptocurrency called B2G (“Bitcoiin2G”). It was one of the longest and deepest reports of this reporter’s…

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Bitcoin Scams Crypto OneCoin 

FBI Nabs OneCoin Ringleader at LAX as Massive Crypto Scam Unravels

On March 6th, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested OneCoin ringleader Konstantin Ignatov at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The government alleges that he was one of several masterminds behind the multi-billion dollar crypto pyramid scheme. OneCoin has faced fines and criminal actions around the world – particularly in India, where 22 promoters have already been charged. China has also levied charges against promoters of OneCoin, while several central banks have issued warnings. OneCoin claimed to be a revolutionary cryptocurrency. Instead, according to one researcher, it used a…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Scams Crypto Jack Dorsey square U.S. Business News 

Bitcoin Scammers Take Advantage of Already-Dismal Square Earnings

Just when Jack Dorsey’s week was starting to look up, he must contend with yet another cryptocurrency giveaway scam. But while Twitter has long been rife with these fraudulent schemes, this particular bitcoin scam targets his other company – digital payments firm Square. Square Earnings Attract Bitcoin Giveaway Scammers In tandem with Square’s earnings results on Wednesday, scammers began sending emails – purportedly from the company – announcing that they had added support for the stellar (XLM) cryptocurrency. That is false. This bitcoin giveaway scam sought to trick recipients into…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Crime Bitcoin Scams Crypto thailand 

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand. Are Tougher Crypto Regulations Necessary?

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according to a report in the Bangkok Post.  30 victims have filed a complaint against the company, CryptoMining.Farm. Although police believe the scam may have hit up to 140 individuals. It comes just months after a group of Thai siblings was accused of defrauding an investor of $24 million in bitcoin. Although Thailand is a booming market for cryptocurrencies, is it time for tougher regulations to crack down on scams and…

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