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Terra (LUNA) Users Lose $4.31 Million in a Phishing Attack

In a recent crypto scam, the Terra (LUNA) network users and its various sub-DeFi protocols, including Nexus, Anchor, and Astroport, have been targeted by...

OTC Exchanges help prevent $5 million bank heist in Brazil

A $5 million bank heist targeted the Spanish Multinational Financial Institution, Branco thwarted after the respective funds were confiscated by the over-the-counter crypto exchange.  The...

US investor sues an 18-year old boy for allegedly stealing $23 million worth crypto

According to the Reuters report, a US crypto investor on Thursday sued a New York high school senior, accusing the 18-year-old of defrauding him...

US CFTC charges American and Israeli companies for promoting crypto and binary options scams

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged the Israeli and US companies' executives with an alleged $15 million scam involving crypto and binary options investment...

Data of 44 million Pakistani mobile users leaked

According to the ZDNet report, personal data of 44 million people were found online as a part of a huge data dump by some hackers....

New York Court lifts stay on the lawsuit brought by OneCoin scam victims

Judge Valerie E. Caproni (1) of the New York Southern District Court signed an order lifting the stay on a lawsuit brought by victims...

Crypto scammers impersonate Olympic Committee members and seek donations

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The delay in the Olympics games has triggered a series...

Google caught promoting a crypto scam advertisement

Google's subsidiary video-sharing giant YouTube is on trial for promoting crypto scams, while Google's advertising platform continues to display fraudulent crypto ads through its...

Norwegian millionaire arrested under suspicion of wife’s murder in a $10 million monero ransom case

According to the Reuters report, Norwegian millionaire Tom Hagen is arrested for the alleged murder of his wife. In 2018, Norweigan woman was kidnapped...

OneCoin scam lawyer Mark Scott sentencing postponed till July

Mark Scott, a former partner at Locke Lord LLP, a Dallas, Texas-based law firm, was charged in late 2019 for his role in laundering...

35,000 computers infected with crypto-mining malware

Cybersecurity researchers from ESET revealed that they took down a portion of a malware botnet that infected at least 35,000 Windows systems that attackers...

WHO becomes more prone to hackers amidst the Coronavirus outbreak

The World Health Organization reported that anonymous hackers allegedly leaked over 25,000 email addresses and their respective passwords of the employees of the Gates...