Scams

The complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks
Perhaps you'd be surprised to find out that Bitcoin has been hacked in the past? Millions of fake Bitcoins were minted out of thin air and injected into the blockchain. Even the...
ELI5 USI Tech / Eyeline Trading / Wealth Boss. Scam? Ponzi? What’s the deal?
USI Tech was a MENA region (UAE-based) cryptocurrency exchange which has been accused of operating a ponzi scheme. As of this writing, USI Tech's website is unreachable. There i...
Target’s blue tick Twitter account was hacked. Users targetted in most recent Bitcoin impersonation scam
The Target Twitter account was hacked and is actively promoting a Bitcoin scam. Worse yet, they have taken control of the Target ad account and have paid for promoted tweets...
Is BAT (Basic Attention Token) token a ponzi scheme?
If you've been following recent cryptocurrency news, then you probably know that Coinbase Pro has listed Basic Attention Token (BAT). While the price has nearly doubled in the p...
Understand Bitconnect : Is it legit?
While the official Bitconnect website still accepts registrations, the BCC Bitconnect cryptocurrency has collapsed to U$ 0,62 in 2018, down from an all time high of over U$ 550 in ...
Is Bitcoin a Ponzi scheme?
A system where the early birds made billions of U$ and the newer investors who entered in late 2017 are losing money, a system where more and more people enter the mining competiti...
A major South American Bitcoin exchange may be going down in São Paulo, Brazil
A company named STM Investimentos (aka STM Operações) which ran a Bitcoin investment fund and the STMBit Exchange has stopped all payments, quit taking calls and investors are fu...
Reddit detectives bust Venezuela Bitcoin donation fraud
Reddit detectives have done it again. A fake charity which requested donations for Venezuelans during hardship has been busted using a fake image as proof that children had suppose...