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I was scammed out of nearly $300,000 and was forced to abandon my retirement dreams

A 70-year-old man lost almost $300,000 — all of his savings — to a scam. He feels older people are …

Kelly Burch   


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Bitcoin’s bizarre hike renewed enthusiasm last quarter! What does the future hold for investors?

In the ever-evolving landscape of finance, few phenomena have captured the imagination and attentio…

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A Colorado pastor accused of pocketing $1.3 million in cryptocurrency scam says the Lord encouraged him to use funds for a home remodel

Colorado pastor Eli Regalado and his wife Kaitlyn are being accused of selling "practically worthle…

Hannah Getahun,Jessica Orwig   


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Donald Trump is coming around on bitcoin after previously labeling it a 'scam'

"There has been a lot of use ... and I'm not sure that I would want to take it away at this point,"…

Matthew Fox   


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Millennials fall for investment scams a lot — even more than boomers

More millennials reported being duped by investment scams than people over 60, according to the FBI.

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What is cryptocurrency? What to know about this increasingly popular digital currency before investing

Cryptocurrencies are decentralized, digital currencies that use blockchain technology to manage tra…

Louis DeNicola,Tessa Campbell   


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X is left with advertisers pushing dubious cryptocurrency and AI 'undressing' apps, users say after Musk's outburst

Experts in social media and advertising say an advertiser exodus has left X reliant on smaller, les…

Tom Carter   


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Hackers selling X Gold accounts on dark web for phishing, scams: Report

Cybercriminals are profiting from X "Gold" verification badge by selling compromised accounts for p…

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The terrifying new AI scam

Scammers are using AI-generated voices of people's actual children to swindle them out of their cas…

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Scammers are exploiting Google, Amazon and Apple’s services to steal crypto

Scams around Google, Amazon and Apple’s platforms have been recorded in the last six months. Scamme…

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The FBI is warning crypto investors to be on the lookout for fake apps that have defrauded over $42 million from users

The FBI said fraudsters were using the popularity of online banking and masquerading under names of…

Jennifer Sor   


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The CFTC just charged a bitcoin firm with operating the 'largest ever fraud' involving the cryptocurrency

Mirror Trading International offered investors returns as high as 10% a month through a trading "bo…

Jennifer Sor   


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Indian investors have lost nearly ₹1,000 crore to fake cryptocurrency exchanges

Cyber-security company CloudSEK said it has uncovered an ongoing operation involving several phi…

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Crypto scammers are masquerading as lovers on dating apps like Hinge and conning victims out of their entire life savings

FTC data shows romance scams involving bogus crypto investments hit a record-high in 2021, totaling…

Hannah Towey   


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Hackers target bestselling NFT artist Beeple's Twitter account and make off with $438,000 from followers through a phishing scam

"Stay safe out there," the NFT artist told his followers after the targeted scam. Beeple in 2021 so…

Carla Mozée   


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The SEC is charging a man for defrauding crypto investors out of at least $7 million

The SEC says a Latvian citizen defrauded hundreds of investors via two fraudulent offerings for dig…

Carla Mozée   


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A teen accused of a $36.5 million crypto theft used some of it to buy a rare gaming username — which the police used to track him down

The victim, who lives in the US, was the target of a cell phone scam known as SIM swapping.

Carla Mozée