ICO Fraud: Why it Pays to do your Own Due Diligence

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If you’re unwilling to do proper research, don’t invest in an ICO. There are far too many scams that can cost you quite a bit if you’re not careful. For example, the North Dakota Securities Commission issued a cease and desist order against three firms which were offering unregistered and fraudulent securities under the guise … Continue reading “ICO Fraud: Why it Pays to do your Own Due Diligence”

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled Sued for Endorsing Centra Tech ICO

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Investors put millions into the fraudulent crypto startup Centra Tech. And now, they want their money back.  Not only are they suing the company behind it, but the celebrities who endorsed it. That includes boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and entertainment mogul DJ Khaled — reportedly being sued for their roles in an alleged illegal cryptocurrency … Continue reading “Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled Sued for Endorsing Centra Tech ICO”

Blockvest ICO Sued for Fraud by US SEC

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As explosive as cryptocurrency is, fraud is prevalent, which can often be found in initial coin offerings (ICOs). That’s why due diligence is essential. Without it, you could lose a lot of money.  Because let’s face it – scam artists don’t care about you. US SEC Halts Planned Blockvest ICO In early October 2018, the US … Continue reading “Blockvest ICO Sued for Fraud by US SEC”

Adult Site LiveJasmin Now Accepting Crypto Through PumaPay

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LiveJasmin is one of the highest-traffic adult entertainment websites in the U.S. In a press release today, they announced they’re partnering with the expanding billing platform PumaPay LiveJasmin CEO Károly Papp said about the move, “LiveJasmin believes in innovation, hence why we are constantly seeking to improve and enhance our features and services, and being the … Continue reading “Adult Site LiveJasmin Now Accepting Crypto Through PumaPay”

Alleged Pump and Dump ICO Halted by SEC

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The initial coin offering (ICO) space is constantly growing. In fact, since 2017, its popularity has exploded. It became a tenable vehicle for fundraising. Startups could raise funds without dealing with traditional venture capital funds. However, as it was such a new sector, there were a lot of teething problems. Due to the lack of … Continue reading “Alleged Pump and Dump ICO Halted by SEC”

Three of the Largest Cryptocurrency Scams of 2018

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Hackers and fraudsters prey on cryptocurrency and blockchain investors. Being such a new space, lots of people are not overly knowledgeable about it. Therefore, it becomes easier for fraudsters to pull off their crimes. During 2017, the cryptocurrency sector exploded in popularity. Vast sums of money entered the industry, with people looking to invest in … Continue reading “Three of the Largest Cryptocurrency Scams of 2018”

Seoul: The Next Mega Blockchain Tech Hub

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Seoul is on its way to becoming a mega blockchain technology hub. In fact, Mayor Park Won-soon committed nearly $53.4 billion to fund and develop blockchain in the region.  The goal is to create two business complexes where 200 blockchain companies can call home by 2021.  It’ll also house facilities to train nearly 730 experts … Continue reading “Seoul: The Next Mega Blockchain Tech Hub”

CoinSpectator.com: The One-Stop Shop for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News

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News aggregator, CoinSpectator.com has quickly emerged as the one-stop shop for real-time cryptocurrency and blockchain news.  It allows investors like me to monitor hundreds, if not thousands of news sources in real-time anytime. Even better, an investor can act on investment tips, initial coin offerings (ICOs) launches, and the latest blockchain news.  All from respected … Continue reading “CoinSpectator.com: The One-Stop Shop for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News”

French Regulator AMF Blacklists more Scams

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The financial regulator of France, AMF, just blackballed more crypto-investments for fraudulent activities. Updates to Crypto Scams List According to AMF It recently updated 21 new websites to its blacklist of businesses that provide services that mislead  investors through fraudulent schemes. A majority of the 21 new names belong to the grey area of the … Continue reading “French Regulator AMF Blacklists more Scams”

Google Will Remove Ad Ban For Exchanges

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Google, the US Tech Giant, will update its ad policy during October this year. The move will grant several crypto businesses permission to advertise on its platform again. The news came after the company made an official announcement regarding the matter on September 25. The New Announcement by Google According to the latest announcement, the … Continue reading “Google Will Remove Ad Ban For Exchanges”