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FCA Adds Crypto Exchange Pro to Warning List

“Crypto Exchange Pro, as the name suggests, is a cryptocurrency exchange” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. This Monday, the British regulator has warned against Crypto Exchange Pro, stating that the company is not authorised to provide financial services within the UK and could be running a scam.The FCA updates its warning list on almost a daily basis, thanks to an ever-increasing number of financial scams.Royal Exchange Avenue, London, EC3V 3LT. The FCA has warned consumers to be wary of being contacted by the following email addresses: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]

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Twitter: Elon Musk Bitcoin Scam Due to Third-Party App

“Twitter says that a third-party app is responsible for the ongoing Bitcoin scam using a fake Elon Musk account” writes Jeffrey Francis for livebitcoinnews.com. However, Twitter has now stated that the source of the Bitcoin scam is a third-party app and not the platform itself.The fake Elon Musk BTC scam has proven quite durable and keeps popping back up.As the old adage says, “A fool and his money are soon parted.” What do you think of this ongoing Bitcoin scam on Twitter?. Quite a few high profile accounts have been…

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How to spot imposter fraud, what you can do to protect yourself

“The AARP Fraud Watch Network can help protect you from frauds and scams” writes For The Sun-times for suntimes.com. Call this free helpline (877) 908-3360 to speak with volunteers trained in fraud counseling. • PART ONE: How to avoid identify theft and keep your data safe • PART TWO: How military veterans can protect themselves from scammers who target them.  Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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Report: Bitcoin Scam Compromising Google and Target Accounts Came from Third Party App

“Once hackers gained control of accounts, they changed the profile picture and name in order to pose as Elon Musk and offer scammy Bitcoin giveaways” writes Ana Berman for cointelegraph.com. Moreover, in early November several verified Twitter accounts, including those of film production firm Pathe U.K. and U.S. politician Frank Pallone Jr., were breached to pose as Elon Musk.As Cointelegraph previously reported, on Wednesday, Nov. 14, hackers took over G Suite and Target accounts (800,000 and 1.92 million followers, respectively) and posted malicious cryptocurrency giveaway links. Source: cointelegraph.com Share This:

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New Jersey couple, homeless man charged in GoFundMe scam: ‘Completely made up’

“Bobbitt didn’t spot her in trouble and give her money” writes Mike Catlalini for sun-sentinel.com. Investigators searched the Florence, New Jersey, home of D’Amico and McClure in September after questions arose about what happened to the money they raised for Bobbitt.GoFundMe said in a statement that people who donated money would get a full refund in the coming days. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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The IRS isn’t calling you — it’s a scam, and here’s what to do if it happens to you

“So when I got a voicemail admonishing me for supposed issues with the tax return I filed this year, I knew it had to be the latest IRS phone scam” writes Tanza Loudenback for businessinsider.com. The IRS says direct deposit — which the government also uses for Social Security and Veterans Affairs payments — is “simple, safe, and secure.”. In some cases, the caller threatens criminal fraud charges, an arrest warrant, and to “blacklist” the taxpayer’s Social Security Number.The IRS also has detailed instructions on what to do if you…

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Texas Serves Cease and Desist Order to Another Crypto Scam

“The Texas State Securities Board has served a cease and desist order to a fraudulent cryptocurrency company, according to an official document” reports financemagnates.com. The company in question is called ECY Crypto, aka Exycrypto, and claims to be based in La Cité-Limoilou, Quebec.They are Morgan Nolan, Rafael Logan, and Melissa Spring, the company’s promotions manager, business development manager and strategy director respectively.Looking at the website, the company appears to be confused as to what exactly it is offering to its “12,783” users. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Family Involved in Bitcoin Scam Plead Not Guilty

“The case of the $34 million Bitcoin scam in Thailand continues as the family behind the alleged scam plead not guilty” writes Jeffrey Francis for livebitcoinnews.com. The wheels of justice are slowly, but surely, grinding forward in the case of a massive Bitcoin scam in Thailand.Have you ever been the victim of a Bitcoin scam?. The main figures in this Bitcoin scam appear to be Prinya Jaravijit and his younger siblings, Supitcha and Jiratpisit (a popular actor that goes by “Boom”). Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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