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Former Trump aide launches crypto fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
... founder and managing partner of US$7 billion alternative investment manager SkyBridge Capital, has launched SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund. The fund is priced using the Bloomberg Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Fixing Rate. The minimum initial amount is US$50,000. Scaramucci ...
Crypto fortune hinges on forgotten password
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
A Bitcoin portfolio worth approximately $280 million could be lost forever, as its owner struggles to remember his password. Stefan Thomas, a developer based in San Francisco, remains unable to access his Bitcoin wallet. He said the incident is "a painful ...
Insto demand sees digital asset manager launch
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... blockchain networks. ByteTree AM plans to launch its first fund later this year to professional investors, investing solely in Bitcoin and leveraging proprietary intelligence gleaned by ByteTree. ByteTree AM chief executive Charlie Erith told Financial ...
Crypto exchange owners charged
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020
... has illegally offered leveraged retail commodity transactions, futures, options, and swaps on cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether and litecoin. Among its alleged violations, BitMEX failed to implement know-your-customer procedures, a customer information ...
ACCC flags dangers of ERS
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 AUG 2020
... investment scams - and the actual figure is probably much higher. She wants to warn consumers to be particularly wary of bitcoin and cryptocurrency schemes, saying she has seen many of these collapse and turn out to be Ponzi schemes. "I have seen so ...
Watchdog warns of celebrity-endorsed bitcoin scams
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... concerns. A trading bot is a software program that automatically trades cryptocurrencies on the user's behalf, such as Bitcoin, Litecoin and StableCoin. "Some trading bots request permission to access your savings account to carry out the trade," ...
Billionaires targeted in Twitter bitcoin scam
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
... Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates were among the household names that had their Twitter accounts hacked to promote a bitcoin scam. The official Twitter accounts of many notable people, including former President Barrack Obama and Presidential candidate ...
Disgraced lobbyist charged
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... producer, who was played by actor Kevin Spacey in a movie about his life, has been charged over his role in a fraudulent bitcoin scheme. Jack Abramoff, who in 2006 was sentenced to six years in federal prison for mail fraud, bribing public officials ...
Investment scams pry $126m from Aussie hands
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... years ago, most investment scam reports were about 'get rich quick' seminars and real estate," the ACCC said. "Bitcoin was publicly released in 2009, leading to a surge in popular interest in cryptocurrency. Now, most investment scams involve ...
Rich Dad feels for financial advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... what it's like, when it comes to money everybody is an expert." Kiyosaki says he is investing in gold, silver and bitcoin right now. He is currently promoting a seminar for Australian audiences with The great depression ahead author Harry Dent. Dent ...