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How to Stop Forsage, Meta Force and Other Smart Contract Pyramid Schemes
An SEC indictment notwithstanding, it's not easy to taking down online pyramid schemes, says our columnist. Here are some ideas.
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N.Y. Man Arrested, Charged With Fraud for Alleged Role in $59M Crypto Pyramid Scheme
The FBI says Eddy Alexandre promised investors he could double their money with a “robo-adviser” – and then spent their money on luxury cars and business expenses.
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Shanghai Police Bust $16M Crypto Pyramid Scheme
It's the city's first cracked case of an online pyramid scheme that used cryptocurrencies, according to authorities.
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The FTC Doesn’t See the Difference Between Crypto and LuLaRoe
A warning that lumped crypto exchanges with MLMs is misguided. But it’s also an important window into regulators’ mindsets.
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Congreso de Brasil tratará un proyecto de ley que regula a exchanges de criptomonedas
La legislación obligaría a las empresas del sector a mantener un registro más estricto de sus transacciones y clientes, y crearía penas más severas para delitos realizados con criptomonedas.
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Self-Help Firm That Mostly Took Bitcoin as Payment Mostly Just Helped Itself, SEC Charges
Ninety-two percent of Mindset 24 investors allegedly lost some of their funds. They'd paid in over a million dollars, mostly in bitcoin.
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China Moves to Crack Down on Digital Currency Pyramid Schemes
China's public security ministry says it will take aim at pyramid schemes in the country, including those that purportedly involve cryptocurrencies.
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Bulgaria Joins 'International Operation' Against OneCoin
Bulgaria's government has revealed it is part of an international crackdown of OneCoin.
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Brazil Central Bank Chief Compares Bitcoin to Pyramid Scheme
The president of Brazil's central bank compared bitcoin to a financial scam, according to newly published statements.
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OneCoin Promoters Fined €2.6 Million by Italian Consumer Watchdog
A consumer rights watchdog in Italy is fining a group of companies that have promoted OneCoin.
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