South African Investors to Lose $13 Million as Bitcoin Scammer Declared Bankrupt

South African Investors to Lose $13 Million as Bitcoin Scammer Declared BankruptA South African high court has declared an alleged bitcoin scam mastermind, Willie Breedt, bankrupt. The court decision follows an application by one disgruntled investor, Simon Dix, a News24 report states. Willie Breedt is the CEO of the defunct Vaultage Solutions (VS), the company at the center of the alleged cryptocurrency scam. According to South […]

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Onecoin Lawsuit Continues: Judge Lifts Stay Order, Investigators Search for ‘Crypto Queen’

Onecoin Lawsuit Continues: Judge Lifts Stay Order, Investigators Search for 'Crypto Queen'In mid-April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the unsealed indictment tied to the Onecoin cofounder Sebastian Greenwood. At the same time, U.S. Judge Valerie Caproni had placed a stay order on the case against Greenwood, Konstantin Ignatov, Mark Scott and David Pike. Now Judge Caproni has lifted the stay and the court case against the defendants can […]

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Google Profits off Impersonations of Banned Cryptocurrency Celebs and Companies

Google Profits off Impersonations of Banned Cryptocurrency Celebs and CompaniesCryptocurrency companies are banned on Google but the platform is allowing phishing sites to impersonate them. London-based bitcoin exchange Coin Corner showed that a fraudulent site mimicking it is allowed on Google’s advertising platform though its own evidence-backed appeals of legitimacy to Google Ads have been constantly ignored. Coin Corner marketing manager Molly Spiers says […]

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Charges of Fraudulent Pretense: US Court Unseals Onecoin Cofounder’s Indictment

Charges of Fraudulent Pretense: US Court Unseals Onecoin Cofounder's IndictmentManhattan prosecutors from the New York Southern District Court (NYSD) have unsealed indictment charges against Onecoin cofounder Sebastian Greenwood. The documents allege that Greenwood, alongside his accomplices Ruja Ignatova the ‘Crypto Queen’ and her brother Konstantin Ignatov, committed fraud on a multi-billion dollar level. Meanwhile, as the public finds out that Greenwood has five charges […]

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