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Japanese Police Arrest 12 in $1.8 Million Fake Fiat/Bitcoin Fraud

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A joint investigation between Tokyo and Hyogo police into an alleged fraud involving a bitcoin worth ¥190 million has led to the arrests of 12 individuals in total. First reported by the Japan Times last week, the alleged scam involved a Tokyo-based marketing firm executive – ...

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MasterCard Blockchain | Payment Solutions and Fake IDs

MasterCard blockchain: MasterCard is looking into blockchain technology on several fronts. Most recently, the focus has turned to garnering more efficient payment solutions and dealing with the issue of fake IDs. MasterCard Blockchain: Payment Solutions MasterCard has dabbled in blockchain for a while now. Back in October 2017, MasterCard offered the ability to send money via the blockchain. Stemming from that, ...

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Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech To Combat Fake Identities

Mastercard has filed a patent for a Blockchain system to store and verify identity data, in an application published by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) April 12. Mastercard states: “Traditionally, proof [of identity] has been provided via government identification, credit cards, business cards…[such] proof may be inaccurate… or may be entirely fabricated in ways that may be difficult ...

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Indian Government Turns to Blockchain to Crackdown on Fake Drugs

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. An influential Indian government think tank is reportedly working on a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) solution to crackdown on the country’s chronic counterfeit drug supply. The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI Aayog), the country’s foremost policy-making body and think tank, is looking to complete the PoC ...

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Fake Crypto Twitter Accounts and Scam Giveaways

If you’re in the crypto sphere on Twitter, then you’re probably aware of the multitude of fake crypto Twitter accounts that are spamming scam giveaways. Like an annoying mosquito, these tweets just keep on coming – so, how much of a problem is it really? Almost all of the big honchos of crypto have had their accounts imitated – from ...

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Sierra Leone’s Fake Blockchain Election Hasn’t Damaged the Technology’s Reputation

In the wake of seemingly positive news for both Sierra Leone and Blockchain, where it was alleged that the technology formed part of an election process, it later emerged that there was some misinformation. Agora, the company that was at the heart of the miscommunication, was called out for proclaiming that they ran part of the African Nation’s election on the Blockchain, ...

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“ZeroEdge” Is All Fake – The Merkle

“Revolutionary Casino Where Everyone Wins!” announces a tempting description of “ZeroEdge” casino. A casino that doesn‘t work and probably never will. Because the casino and the “Zerocoins” they are launching on March 27 are all fake. How to recognize a wolf in sheep’s clothing when the herd is that big? Well, it’s not that easy. “Confido”, “Karbon”, “Hong Coin”, “ToTheMoon” ...

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Ripple Price Rises as new Fake Coinbase Listing Rumors Appear

There are always interesting developments to take note of in the cryptocurrency world. Right now, the XRP price is surging once again. Thanks to solid gains over the past few hours, the XRP price surpassed $1. Most of this excitement is fueled by speculation and hype, though. XRP Price is Soaring No one will deny the XRP price is moving ...

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