Crypto Rover

Influencer Crypto Rover Accused of Pump-and-Dump and Breach of Contract

An investigation has been launched into influencer Crypto Rover for alleged misconduct in promoting projects, misleading followers, and engaging in pump and dump schemes. In May 2023, Rover was contracted to promote a project but failed to fulfill his obligations despite receiving payment and a stake in the project. Concerns were raised by community members, including @Bravercrypto, highlighting the suspicious behavior observed in Rover’s actions. The incident serves as a cautionary tale about the risks of unethical behavior in the cryptocurrency industry.

Continue Reading...
DoJ emblem and handcuffs

Three Charged With Orchestrating a $400 Million SIM-Swapping Scam On FTX

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has taken decisive action by charging three individuals allegedly involved in a sophisticated SIM-swapping scheme that specifically targeted the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX. This intricate plot resulted in the unlawful extraction of more than $400 million from the beleaguered exchange. The orchestrated attack unfolded during a critical period for FTX, as it grappled with financial instability, ultimately culminating in the filing for bankruptcy in November 2022 and the resignation of its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. The charges shed light on the severity of the cybercrime, revealing a strategic effort to exploit vulnerabilities in FTX’s security measures during a tumultuous phase for the cryptocurrency exchange.

Continue Reading...
He Yi and Binance logo

Binance Co-founder and CZ’s Wife Yi He Issues Warning Over a Recurring Scam

Binance co-founder Yi He has issued a warning to users about a scam that is using her name and likeness on LinkedIn. Scammers are creating fake accounts that appear to be genuine, and then using them to contact users and attempt to trick them into revealing personal information or sending money.

Continue Reading...
Slowmist and Twitter icons and a fishing hook

SlowMist Warns of Phishing Links Targeting Twitter Users

A blockchain security firm alerts users to beware of malicious links that start with api.twitter[.]com, which can hijack their Twitter accounts and spread phishing messages.

Continue Reading...