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CFTC Sues Alleged Crypto Ponzi Scammer for $500K Theft

The CFTC is charging Breonna Clark and Venture Capital Investments with defrauding investors by pretending to run a commodity pool invested in crypto and foreign currency contracts......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 14th, 2020

Alleged Crypto Ponzi OneCoin May Have Used Flood of Fake Reviews to Boost Ailing Image

The OneCoin cryptocurrency project – accused by authorities of being a Ponzi scheme – may have attempted to counter negative news by using "inauthentic" accounts to place favorable reviews on TrustPilot and Quora, according to new research......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 29th, 2020

Chainalysis Report on PlusToken ‘Scammers’ Blamed for Monday’s Crypto Selloff

As bitcoin and ether prices fell below technically significant levels, some traders are citing fear emanating from a report about the alleged PlusToken Ponzi scheme as the reason for the plunge.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 16th, 2019

Three Men Arrested In NJ For Running Alleged $722 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Three Men Arrested In NJ For Running All.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 2019

US Arrests 3 in Alleged Crypto Mining Pool Fraud Scheme

U.S. authorities have arrested three members of BitClub Network, alleging the mining pool is a long-running Ponzi scheme......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 10th, 2019

CFTC Takes Action Against Crypto Options ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Purported crypto and forex investment firm Circle Society is accused by the CFTC of operating like a Ponzi scheme......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 17th, 2019

Crypto Escrow Firm Chief Charged Over Alleged $7 Million Fraud

A man faces charges by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the CFTC over claims he took money for bulk bitcoin orders that were never delivered......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 1st, 2019

SEC Sues Alleged $26 Million ‘Crypto’ Ponzi Scheme Operator

The SEC has accused Daniel Pacheco of running a $26 million Ponzi scheme disguised as a cryptocurrency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 24th, 2019

CFTC charges forex fund with alleged $47 million Ponzi scheme

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed charges on Monday against Florida-based Oasis International Group, Limited, Oasis Management, LLC, Satellite Holdings Company, and principals Michael J. DaCorta, Joseph S. Anile, II, Raymond P. Montie, III, F.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2019

CoStar sues New York firms for alleged data theft

It's the latest in a string of lawsuits by the D.C.-based commercial real estate data firm......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: SEC sues Woodbridge Group outside sales agents over alleged Ponzi scheme

Five top sellers of Woodbridge Group of Cos. securities were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, accused of making unlawful profits from an alleged Ponzi scheme......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

Biotech RXi sues former top scientist for alleged trade secrets theft

In the suit, which was filed in federal court on Oct. 19, the biotech claims that its former chief scientific officer downloaded its proprietary scientific data before leaving the company in 2012......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Bitmain Sues Alleged Bitcoin Thief in US Federal Court

Bitmain has filed a lawsuit against an anonymous thief in a US federal court, who allegedly stoled 617 bitcoin from the crypto mining giant......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 13th, 2018

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 4th, 2019

Alleged Crypto Capital Operator Faces New Wire Fraud Charge

Reginald Fowler, an alleged operator of Crypto Capital, was indicted on wire fraud Friday, adding to four previous charges he already faced......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 21st, 2020

When Will We See the Digital Dollar? ‘Crypto Dad’ Says Soon

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems – the older systems associated with the pre-digital age – as almost hopelessly obsolete......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Alleged Bezos Nude Photo Leaker Sues Amazon Founder For Defamation

Alleged Bezos Nude Photo Leaker Sues Amazon Founder For Defamation The man who was allegedly accused by Jeff Bezos' repre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 3rd, 2020

Crypto Ponzi OneCoin May Have Used Flood of Fake Reviews to Boost Ailing Image

The OneCoin cryptocurrency project – accused by authorities of being a Ponzi scheme – attempted to boost its fortunes by using "inauthentic" accounts to place favorable reviews on TrustPilot and Quora, according to new research......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 29th, 2020

LedgerX Board Member and Former CFTC Chair Named CEO of Miami Futures Exchange

Former acting CFTC Chairman and LedgerX board member Mark Wetjen is the new CEO at Miami International Futures Exchange, where he will build out its crypto asset and derivatives products......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 28th, 2020

Crypto News Roundup and Interviews for Jan. 23, 2020

In addition our news roundup, we'll hear from former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo, then we'll take a walk with a modern cypherpunk and senior reporter Leigh Cuen......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 23rd, 2020

Why ‘Crypto Dad’ Is Building the Digital Dollar Foundation

With the proverbial digital currency barbarians at the gate, ex-CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo launches a digital dollar initiative......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020