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Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light reports that scammers are targeting customers, and the latest surge of callers are threatening businesses with immediate disconnection if they don’t get paid in the digital currency known as bitcoin. Like virtually all other U.S. utilities, the Hawaiian Electric Companies do not accept bitcoin as aform of payment. Earlier …

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mysterious Letter Demanding Bitcoin Is Scam: DA’s Office  Patch.com Full coverage Source link

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CHEVY CHASE, Md. — Men in a wealthy Washington suburb have been receiving letters threatening to expose their dark secrets to their wives. The problem, The Washington Post reports, is some of these men don’t even have wives. The letters are part of a growing scam that tries to extort people for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency …

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A new scam threatens to reveal the skeletons in your closet if you don’t pay up thousands of dollars in Bitcoin. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has received numerous reports from people who live in wealthy neighborhoods that they received a letter or an email that claims someone knows their deepest darkest secrets. …

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Advertisement The Shailesh Bhatt saga from India’s merchant-dominant state of Gujarat hit new highs last week after the elaborate network of politicians, kidnappers, law enforcement officers, and local authorities unraveled loan sharks.  In all, Bhatt’s bitcoin scam is estimated at a mammoth $3 billion, all in BTC. Ruling Party Connections Months before the Indian ruling …

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Thai police have detained 27-year old actor Jiratpisit “Boom” Jaravijit in an alleged $24 million cryptocurrency scam, Bangkok Post reported August 9. Jiratpisit is reportedly one of the seven suspects in the alleged crime, including his older brother and sister. On July 26, the Criminal Court awarded a warrant for his arrest following a complaint …

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One of the biggest scams in the history of the Indian subcontinent may have been carried out using Bitcoin [BTC]. In Surat, Gujarat, recent evidence has emerged that states that a scam scalped about $3 billion off investors. The story begins in November of 2016 when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the biggest …

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11:10 Alexander Dryden JPMorgan Asset Mgmt UK Ltd, Global Market Strategist 12:00 Marc Pouey Merrill Lynch, US Equity & Quant Strategist 12:10 Constance Hunter KPMG LLP, Chief Economist 12:40 Steven Neil Kaplan "Steve" University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Neubauer Family Professor Let’s block ads! (Why?) Source link

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Bitcoin Fraud Scam hits Yavapai County – Please share warning with Family/Friends In the past few weeks, YCSO has received several calls regarding a scam extorting ‘bitcoin’ from victims (aka cryptocurrency) based on a threat to expose alleged viewing of pornography sites.  (Note: Bitcoin essentially is a digital or virtual currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to …

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Researchers at Duo Labs have discovered that Twitter is home to at least 15,000 scam bots and have published their findings in a new report. Between May and July of 2018, staff members observed, collected and analyzed nearly 90 million public Twitter accounts that had released over 500 million tweets. In addition, researchers also examined …

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