Binance Sentry Releases a Report Shedding Light on Cryptocurrency Scams

The leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance released a report explaining the way scams targeting cryptocurrency investors attempt to achieve credibility. The report, released on June 30, noted that the observations are based on an examination of reports of fraudulent investment schemes which promises quick or exponential returns on cryptocurrency investments. Binance Sentry which is an internal risk intelligence unit structured within Binance’s security team examined the reports, thereby coming up with its observations. However, the frauds go beyond cryptocurrency but likewise include forex,…

Number of Reports Regarding Bitcoin Extortion Surged By 1300 Percent

It seems scammers are leveraging the current situation surrounding COVID-19 pandemic to swindle more people as more users filed reports on Bitcoin extortion last month. Reports filed by users of BitcoinAbuse.com database surged by 1,300 percent in April. People are allowed to report suspected criminal cases related to Bitcoin extortion on BitcoinAbuse.com. According to the website’s founder Alan Reed, the website was established in response to the WannaCry ransomware. Since the beginning of this year, 68,000 reports with 21,000 unique Bitcoin addresses…