Hong Kong Police Arrest Three in ‘Hell Money’ Cryptocurrency Scam

news bytes 6Hong Kong police have arrested three men at a currency exchange shop in Tsim Sha Tsui, a major tourist area, for allegedly presenting “hell money” to a customer, leading the customer to transfer approximately HK$1 million ($128,206) worth of cryptocurrency in exchange for cash. The suspects, aged between 31 and 34, were detained on suspicion […]

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Despite FTX’s Collapse, FTT’s $535M Market Cap Highlights Crypto Absurdity

Despite FTX’s Collapse, FTT’s $535M Market Cap Highlights Crypto AbsurdityTen days ago, the FTX estate overseeing the bankrupt company’s proceedings informed customers they would receive more than 100% repayment. Following this announcement, the exchange token FTT from the defunct trading platform rose above $2 per unit. Astonishingly, despite being tied to a failed crypto exchange, this token still holds a market valuation of $535 […]

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Ontario ‘Crypto King’ Faces Major Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

Ontario Crypto King Faces Major Fraud and Money Laundering ChargesThe Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced on May 15 that two Ontario residents have been charged with offenses under the Criminal Code of Canada as part of Project Swan, a joint investigation by the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) and the OSC. Aiden Pleterski, self-proclaimed “Crypto King,” is charged with fraud over $5,000 and laundering […]

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