Researchers have uncovered a large botnet that mimics legitimate accounts on Twitter to spread a cryptocurrency “giveaway” scam. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/researchers-discover-huge-crypto-scam-botnet-on-twitter/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Regulators, lawyers and cryptocurrency experts discussed ways of protecting investors at the FTC’s “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” workshop Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-scams-cost-consumers-billions-dollars-year-ftc-says/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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No team, plagiarized white paper, McAfee pump, promises of bitcoin-like returns, brand hijacking, a fake blog. Welcome to ICO-land. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pink-taxis-red-flags-deep-dive-sketchy-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Another cryptocurrency project has been busted by law enforcement in China for allegedly soliciting money from investors with fraudulent claims. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tea-tokenizers-arrested-china-alleged-47-million-crypto-fraud/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Long-running groups using the popular social network are finding that separating education from financial advice isn’t as easy as it sounds. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/meetups-crypto-secret-blockchain-scams-running-rampant/. …

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Twitter’s blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-twitters-credibility-problem-hurt-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Twitter may soon join Facebook and Google in cracking down on ads for cryptocurrency-related products, according to Sky News. The claims (not yet verified by Twitter) are that the social network will institute a worldwide…

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North Carolina’s government has sent a cease-and-desist order to a cryptocurrency company they say is selling unregistered securities in the U.S. state. The North Carolina Secretary of State Securities Division issued…

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