Recent Scams Stories

Twitter Bitcoin Scams Take New Leap After Verified Twitter Accounts Impersonate Elon Musk

Technology entrepreneur and visionary Elon Musk, popularly known for electric cars, reusable rockets, and PayPal, is increasingly seeing an uncanny association with Bitcoin for the wrong reasons. Scammers are capitalizing on Musk’s Twitter social media prominence to spin out...

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Texas Securities Board Hits Two “Fraudulent” Mining Operations with Emergency Cease-and-Desist Orders

The Texas Securities Board pounces on two mining operations using social media and multilevel marketing to propagate a transnational web of “fraudulent crypto-mining programs”, Director of Enforcement Joseph Rotunda informs CryptoSlate.   AWS Mining and EXY Crypto have been...

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Texas Law Enforcer Who Took Down BitConnect: The Hunt for Crypto Cowboys in the Lone Star State [INTERVIEW]

In an exclusive interview, CryptoSlate spoke with the Director of Enforcement at the Texas State Securities Board, Joseph Rotunda, who has presided over more than a hundred investigations into suspect crypto offerings since a 2017 state-wide sweep that rocked...

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