Friday 15th December 2017,
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Fraud

Ex-UKIP Member Faces Upto 20 Years in Prison For Wire Fraud

Ex-UKIP Member Faces Upto 20 Years in Prison For Wire Fraud

In August of 2016, DeepDotWeb reported the UK Independence Party (UKIP) and the European Parliament member Nigel Farage’s aide’s arrest in the midst of boarding a flight to Britain. During that time, former UKIP aide George Cottrell was charged with 21 offences, including money laundering and blackmail. This week, Cottrell plead guilty to wire fraud, [...]

January 14, 2017 editor Fraud 0

Buying Bitcoin With An International Check

Buying Bitcoin With An International Check

An interesting topic was raised on Reddit, as one user was wondering if there is a quick and convenient solution to convert an online check to Bitcoin. while there seems to be no intent to avoid paying taxes on cashing in the check itself, banks simply take a long time before the funds are cleared. [...]

January 12, 2017 editor Fraud 0

Visa Streamlines EMV Onboarding Process For Retailers

Visa Streamlines EMV Onboarding Process For Retailers

It is partially up to credit card issuers to bring fraud rates to an end. Visa wants to address the EMV chip migration hurdles present today. Simplified payment terminal certification and streamlining the testing requirements are just a few of the changes made by this company. EMV Adoption Is Pertinent To Card Fraud Reduction The [...]

January 12, 2017 editor Fraud 0

Italy Bans Onecoin Over Fraud Investigations

Italy Bans Onecoin Over Fraud Investigations

The so-called cryptocurrency has been previously regarded as a scam, but this time, the fraud allegation reached institutional ears: the government of Italy has decided to ban the asset, which has been linked multiple times with a multilevel-Ponzi scheme. The Italian authorities argue that the service provided by the company behind the ‘cryptocurrency’ doesn’t deliver what [...]

January 12, 2017 editor Fraud 0

Bitcoin FRAUD – Fake Wallet Download Links

Bitcoin FRAUD – Fake Wallet Download Links

Bitcoin users need to be well aware of the software they download onto their computers at all times, as it would not be the first time certain file types were infected with malware or ransomware. But at the same time, it also matters where the Bitcoin wallet itself is downloaded from. Always use the official [...]

January 11, 2017 editor Fraud 0

Bitcoin Scam and How It Works With Phishing Sites

Bitcoin Scam and How It Works With Phishing Sites

Although the following is not a particular Bitcoin scam in the traditional sense, the goal is to defraud digital currency users by luring them into a false sense of security with a phishing site. The concept of such websites is nothing new, as any major platform or service has come to face with a clone [...]

January 11, 2017 editor Fraud 1