How to Prevent Bitcoin Fraud by Securing Your Identity

Theft has been a problem in all of history, but the digital age brings new challenges.…

Crypto Scams Pose More Risk Than Payments Fraud, Report Suggests

Cryptocurrency scams in 2019 were more risky for U.S. residents than fraud involving romance or payments.…

Alleged Crypto Capital Operator Faces New Wire Fraud Charge

Reginald Fowler, an alleged operator behind payment processor Crypto Capital, was charged with wire fraud Friday,…

Gemcoin Founder Agrees to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Tax Evasion for $147M Scheme

Steve Chen, the ringleader behind the $100 million-plus Gemcoin fraud of 2013-2015, agreed to plead guilty…

CabbageTech CEO Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison After Pleading Guilty in Fraud Case

Patrick McDonnell was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to charges…

Longfin CEO Reaches $400,000 Settlement With SEC Over Fraud Charges

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached a settlement with fintech firm Longfin’s CEO,…

SEC Charges Shopin CEO With Fraud Over Unregistered $42M ICO

The SEC is also charging Eyal with failing to register the Shopin token sale as a…

US Arrests 3 in Alleged Crypto Mining Pool Fraud Scheme

According to a press release, Matthew Brent Goettsche, 37, of Lafayette, Colorado; Jobadiah Sinclair Weeks, 38,…

Brazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

Scammers targeted their network of victims through social media. After the victims sent funds, the suspects…

Jury Convicts Crypto Ponzi Scheme OneCoin’s Lawyer on Fraud Charges

A Manhattan court convicted Mark Scott, OneCoin’s lawyer, for fraud after he laundered $400 million for…