Category: Crypto Scams

SEC Charges 11 People in $300 Million Global Crypto Pyramid Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged 11 individuals for creating a crypto pyramid and Ponzi scheme that raked in over $300 million from millions of global investors, including those from the United States. In January 2020, Mikhail Sergeev, Sergey Maslakov, and “Jane Doe,” also known as Lola Ferrari, launched the website Forsage.io,…


How to Avoid ‘Rug Pulls,’ the Latest Cryptocurrency Scam

A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the “rug pull.” The scam, which gets its name from the expression “pulling the rug out,” involves a developer attracting investors to a new cryptocurrency project, then pulling out before the project is built, leaving investors with a worthless currency. It’s part…


Trader’s Guide on How to Choose Tokens for Investments: Security as a Key Factor

Today there are almost 10K tokens circulating in the crypto space, according to CoinMarketCap. How to choose the tokens to invest in among this myriad of options. In this article, you will find some advice on how to minimize the risks of losing assets when investing in crypto. It is not about how to make…


Elon Musk and Dogecoin Co-Creator Say Twitter Needs to Take Urgent Action Against Crypto Scams

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk has agreed to a comment by Dogecoin co-creator Billy Markus that Twitter Inc. needs to curb cryptocurrency scam activity on its social media platform. What Happened Markus asked Twitter to take action on the “super irritating” cryptocurrency scams, to which Musk commented by saying, “Agreed. This has been broken for a…