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SEC Educates Investors by Launching Fake Crypto Site

The SEC’s spoof ICO launch, HoweyCoins website breaks down the red flags of fraudulent fundraising to educate potential victims. SEC Launches Fake ICO to Educate Investors The Securities Exchange Commission, a US regulatory branch charged with investigating fraudulent ICOs, has created their own ICO web page to show potential investment victims the obvious signs of scam offers. HoweyCoin is presented as ...

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Startup Jobs Site AngelList Reports Doubling Of Crypto Jobs Since New Year

AngelList, a website for startups offering vacancies to job seekers and investment opportunities for angel investors, reported that the number of crypto job openings has doubled in the past three months, according to their weekly newsletter published Thursday, April 19. According to data from AngelList’s newsletter – this week titled “Bitcoin is (not) dead” – the number of new jobs ...

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US DOJ Accuses Listings Site Backpage Of Laundering Millions In Crypto

Listings website Backpage.com was seized on Friday by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) in part on charges that it laundered half a billion dollars in illegal revenue, some via cryptocurrencies, a DOJ press release announced Monday, April 9. The 93-count federal indictment, obtained through joint action by the FBI, IRS and others, alleges that Backpage earned “over $500 mln ...

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Texas Regulators Crack Down on Site Offering Returns Related to Cryptocurrency and Medical Marijuana

A bogus startup offering 8% weekly returns on cryptocurrency and medical marijuana was hit by the Texas State Securities Board yesterday, in another move by against crypto-related financial crimes by U.S. regulators. The Board filed a cease-and-desist order (CDO) against Mark Moncher for allegedly trying to sell unregistered securities through his “Financial Freedom Club,” also called “Millionaire Mentor University,” which ...

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Alexander Shishow: “We’ll Make Sure Our Clips Fit Organically into the Site and Won’t Annoy People with Intrusive Advertising”

April 15 marks the end of the ICO of the Native Video Box project – a platform for promoting video clips based on modern deep machine learning and multi-tier blockchain technologies. Alexander Shishow, founder and CEO, tells us how to make money on video advertising without annoying the user, how NVB differs from YouTube and other traditional content hubs, and ...

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Popular Online Casino Site Adds Bitcoin as a Payment Option

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News Site Salon Gives Users ‘Choice’ To See Ads Or Min… | News

American news outlet Salon is now offering visitors the bizarre option of either disabling their ad blockers or allowing Salon to access a visitor’s “unused computing power”, a veiled way of apparently asking users to allow Salon to mine cryptocurrency via the user’s computer. Salon frames its request to users around supporting the company, stating in a pop-up on the ...

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Blockchain Based Streaming Site May Revolutionize Online Music Sales

DJ Gareth Emery thinks the way musicians get paid royalties from online music sites is mired in outdated technology and wants to use Blockchain to get artists what they deserve. Streaming services need an upgrade According to Emery music streaming sites like Spotify and Itunes domination of online distribution suck up an undue amount of revenue, have too much influence on ...

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