Fraud

PlexCoin

Three people behind the alleged scam of PlexCoin ICO

Three Canadian citizens who were involved in an alleged initial coin offering scam from the PlexCorps crypto project were charged with fraud over 8 million dollar conning investors. According to a statement from the U.S. July 24, PlexCorps owners Dominic Lacroix and Sabrina Paradis-Royer. As well as former employee Yan Ouellet was charged with five […]

Crypto Scams Are Skyrocketing in 2020 Compared to 2017 Statistics

Whale Alert, the blockchain tracking and analytics platform, has revealed that scammers have stolen more than $38 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) over the last four years. It could hit new heights by the end of 2020 Research by Whale Alert, which relies on data from the crypto scam monitoring platform, Scam Alert, shows that […]

bitcoin scammers target users using Google AdSense

New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through the Google AdSense program has begun circulating the internet. The malicious scheme demands Bitcoin in exchange for preventing an attack, which would purportedly lead to the users’ AdSense account suspension. The email-based extortion scheme was first reported by security news and investigation block KrebsOnSecurity […]