Cybersecurity giant reports a sharp rise in email ‘sextortion’ scams since the beginning of 2019. An email scam has been with us for decades. They have become more elaborate, and despite raised awareness of internet users, who have been aware of notorious email scams (like the infamous ‘Nigerian Prince’ scam) for years, are surprisingly effective. […]Continue Reading
Spanish police arrest 35 members of a criminal gang who committed over 1000 cybercrimes against local and foreign victims. On June 14, in Alicante, Spain, Spanish police forces arrested 35 members of an international criminal ring which allegedly counterfeited bank cards and laundered the money obtained through Bitcoin. According to the allegation made by the […]Continue Reading
British scammer who operated a fake Bitcoin trading platform, stealing $50 M from investors before disappearing, pleads guilty in a Brooklyn court. In a Brooklyn court British citizen Renwick Haddow, admitted to operating a fake bitcoin trading platform that defrauded thousands of investors worldwide, in an elaborate con that left him with more than $50 […]Continue Reading