Bitcoin Scammers Are Using This App To Fleece People
Messaging app Telegram started out as a WhatsApp alternative, but it's fast becoming a petri dish for cryptocurrency get-rich-quick schemes, propped up by dubious trading bots and bogus celebrity endorsements from Christopher Walken and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. That may be a problem as it heads toward a possible billion-dollar initial coin offering.
Here’s How Scammers Are Using Fake News To Screw With Bitcoin Investors
In the largely unregulated world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, fraudsters are getting rich by deliberately spreading false information to affect the price of their holdings using social media, scam news sites, and private chat apps.
Brock Pierce, Associate Of Embattled X-Men Director, Joins The Bitcoin Foundation
Brock Pierce is a pioneering digital currency entrepreneur who has been sued for sexual abuse and fraud, and who lived in a mansion where Bryan Singer allegedly abused an underaged boy. "Completely false," Pierce said, of the lawsuits. "My view is that these people are only trying to get money."