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US Prosecutors Charge 21 Alleged ‘Money Mules’ With Using Crypto to Launder Proceeds of Cybercrimes
The arrests are the result of a multi-year investigation by the U.S. Secret Service, the Postal Inspection Service and the Department of Justice.
Bitcoin Is Southern (Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Hacker attacking internet (Getty Images)
Ethereum Merge Had ‘All the Ingredients of a Scammer’s Dream,’ Chainalysis Exec Says
Eric Jardine discusses how scammers were able to capitalize on the second-biggest blockchain’s transition and how $1.2 million in ether was stolen.
CDCROP: Hacker attacking internet (Getty Images)

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Crypto Trading Firm PGI Dissolved in UK After Alleged Scam
The firm was dissolved by the U.K. High Court and the Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator.
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CDCROP: Phishing attack hack hook keyboard (Shutterstock)
Phishing Scammer Has Drained $1M in Crypto and NFTs in Past 24 Hours, Says On-Chain Sleuth
A prolific scammer has so far netted more than $3.5 million in total, according to ZachXBT.
CDCROP: Phishing attack hack hook keyboard (Shutterstock)

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SEC Accuses 2 Firms of Crypto Pump-and-Dump Scheme
The complaint alleges the two companies pumped the price of their cryptocurrency by falsely claiming they had acquired $10 billion in gold bullion to back it.
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Delaware DOJ Freezes Wallets, Accounts in 'Pig Butchering' Crypto Scams
A total of 23 entities, including wallets, accounts and individuals, were traced in this version of a common crypto romance scam.
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Crypto Ponzi Schemes: How to Identify and Protect Yourself From These Scams
Rags-to-riches stories fueled by crypto investments can lead people to jump into new projects that promise returns that seem “too good to be true.”
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Indian Agency 'Unfreezes' Bank Account of Crypto Exchange WazirX
The account was frozen in relation to the "illegal loan apps" scam investigation, which has come under the national spotlight.
Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)

Miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado buscan respuestas por parte de Mark Zuckerberg, CEO de Meta Platforms, sobre las estafas con criptomonedas. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Senadores presionan a Mark Zuckerberg para combatir las estafas con criptomonedas
Un estudio de la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por sus siglas en inglés) muestra que el 49% de las estafas con criptomonedas se originan en plataformas de redes sociales como Facebook, según afirman miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado.
Miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado buscan respuestas por parte de Mark Zuckerberg, CEO de Meta Platforms, sobre las estafas con criptomonedas. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before The House Financial Services Committee (Getty Images)
US Senators Press Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Combat Crypto Scams
An FTC study shows 49% of crypto-related frauds originated on social media platforms like Facebook, members of the Senate Banking Committee say.
CDCROP: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before The House Financial Services Committee (Getty Images)