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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 ...
Raiz cuts costs, super increases
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
... the Raiz Sapphire portfolio, being the first portfolio to have cryptocurrency exposure with a 5% target weighting for Bitcoin," Lucas said. "The customer response to Raiz Sapphire has been very encouraging and we look forward to the formal launch planned ...
Bitcoin bonanza amid COVID-19 crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
... underdog has seen a surge in interest since it hit rock bottom in March, outperforming the US market indices by a mile. Bitcoin, which started the year rising from US$7500 to US$10,5O0, fell just as badly as every other asset class, as economic uncertainty ...
Increased customers, incoming crypto: Raiz
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
... macro uncertainty. It comes at the platform readies itself to release what it says is the world's first retail fund with Bitcoin exposure. The "Sapphire portfolio" will be the firm's only portfolio with cryptocurrency exposure, and will have a 5% weighting ...
Hollywood actor charged by SEC
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
... Exchange Commission charged a prominent actor for failing to disclose payments he received for promoting an investment in a bitcoin offering. The SEC found Steven Seagal had not disclosed that he was promised $380,000 (US$250,000) in cash and $1,140,000 ...
Fraudster dyed hair, grew beard to evade regulator
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 JAN 2020
... jailed over a hedge fund collapse dyed his hair and grew a beard in an attempt to go unrecognised as he launched a new bitcoin scheme. The US Securities and Exchange Commission charged Boaz Manor last week with raising over US $30 million from hundreds ...
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