Investigating fraudulent and scammy projects.
FatMan Terra reveals inner workings of alleged DOCK pump and dump scheme
FatMan Terra said his friend was not part of DOCK’s team but paid for a BitBoy Crypto shilling video and billboard advertisements to pump the coin.
Hackers steal over $4.7M from Uniswap V3 LPs via phishing attack
Uniswap LPs suffered from a phishing attack for 8 hours and lost over 4295 ETH. Binance Intel helped Uniswap out with the attack, which was stopped at July 11, 23:00 UTC.
Hacker wants 10 Bitcoin in exchange for Chinese citizens’ stolen data
The hacker reportedly gained access to the Chinese Shanghai police database stealing over 26 terabytes of personal data.
CFTC charges Mirror Trading International with alleged fraud of $1.7 billion worth of Bitcoin
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed fraud charges against Mirror Trading International for allegedly defrauding users of $1.7 billion worth of Bitcoin.
FBI Adds OneCoin Founder Ruja Ignatova ‘Crypto Queen’ to Its Top 10 Most Wanted List
After allegedly scamming investors of $4 billion, the FBI has placed OneCoin creator Ruja Ignatova aka 'Crypto Queen' on its Top 10 Most Wanted list.
Coinbase introduces KYC rules for its Netherland users to comply with local legislation
The rule will require users to provide information of recipients when making transfers to wallets off Coinbase.
Indian crypto investors have lost $128 million due to fake exchanges and wallets
An estimated $128 million has been stolen by scammers who setup fake cryptocurrency exchanges in India.
Dogecoin gaining popularity for illegal activities, Elliptic report says
Elliptic revealed that there have been several instances where the popular meme coin have been used by bad actors for their gain.
Chainalysis unveils a 24/7 hotline for victims of cryptocurrency crimes
Chainalysis response service will match crypto crime victims with a team of investigative experts to trace the funds and attempt their recovery.
Crypto entrepreneur Jeff Huang allegedly stole 22,000 ETH, ran over 10 failed projects
Jeff Huang, also known as Machi Big Brother, has been linked to the theft of 22,000 ETH, which is equivalent to $24.2 million, as well over ten failed cryptocurrency projects.
CipherTrace report shows a decline in illicit activity in the crypto ecosystem
CipherTrace reported that crypto crimes has reduced and the crypto ecosystem has grown exponentially in recent years.
Richard Branson ramps up efforts to end crypto scams using his name
Branson has directed his legal team to confront social media companies that host false crypto advertisements bearing his name.
Do Kwon denies fresh allegations of withdrawing $2.7B from Terra ecosystem via Degenbox
Do Kwon has denied fresh allegations claiming he withdrew roughly $2.7 billion from the Terra ecosystem via Degenbox.
Newspaper Twitter account hacked to promote Goblintown phishing scam
The hacker behind the goblintown.wtf scam is also responsible for the attack on the Azuki Beanz NFT project.
New crypto scam targets tech savvy individuals
The FBI has alerted the public to the prevalence of this “pig slaughtering” scam technique saying it received over 4,300 complaints about it in 2021.
Australian consumer group calls for urgent regulation of crypto
With a few crypto exchanges shutting down and an increase in scams, crypto investors want the same level of protection as stock traders.
Scammers looking to take advantage of LUNA 2.0 airdrop
Malicious actors have sent wrapped LUNA to public addresses of crypto influencers and industry leaders like Justin Sun and Vitalik Buterin.