Alongside today’s sanctions, the US charges operators of Russian troll farm with fraud for using U.S. IDs to start crypto accounts

New wire fraud charges against St. Petersburg trolls allege that they stole the identities of U.S. citizens to open crypto accounts. The U.S. filed criminal charges against Russian national Artem Lifshits for his management of an affiliate of the infamous Internet Research Agency, which U.S. authorities accuse of interfering in the 2016 election. The new complaint […]

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Australian Watchdog Issues Warning on Fake Celebrity-Endorsed Crypto Ads

The ASIC has received numerous reports on fake crypto trading robots and other schemes used to scam Australians. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission, or ASIC, is asking people to remain cautious about celebrity-endorsed Bitcoin (BTC) scam sites. According to the commission’s public warning, the Australian watchdog has received a number of reports of fraudulent […]

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