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FBI releases warning about fake crypto job advertisements

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The FBI has warned about fake crypto job advertisements that lure people into participating in cryptocurrency fraud schemes. Victims are coerced into committing investment fraud schemes after arriving in foreign countries. The FBI has urged victims to report such schemes through an online portal. They have been involved in various cryptocurrency scam cases in recent years, including the seizure of nine digital currency exchange services. In April, crypto exploits and scams resulted in a loss of $103.7 million, and the YouTube channel DidYouKnowGaming was hacked to promote XRP cryptocurrency scams.

Facts

  • ๐Ÿ’ผ The FBI warns about fake crypto job advertisements that lead to cryptocurrency fraud schemes.
  • ๐ŸŒ Victims are primarily targeted in Asia and coerced into committing investment fraud schemes after arriving in foreign countries.
  • ๐Ÿ“ The FBI urges victims to report such schemes through an online portal.
  • โš ๏ธ The FBI has been involved in numerous cryptocurrency scam cases and incidents in recent years.
  • ๐Ÿ”’ The FBI and the National Police of Ukraine shut down nine digital currency exchange services aiding cybercriminals.
  • ๐Ÿ’ธ Crypto exploits and scams in April resulted in a loss of $103.7 million.
  • ๐ŸŽฅ The YouTube channel DidYouKnowGaming was hacked to promote XRP cryptocurrency scams.

Source: Cointelegraph

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