The U.K. police have returned over $5.4 million to victims of an international cryptocurrency scam. The police say that almost $10 million more will be returned to victims. So far, 127 more people have filed a claim to recoup their investments.
Police Return Funds to Crypto Scam Victims
The U.K.’s Greater Manchester Police (GMP) announced Friday that about $5.4 million of the funds seized from an international cryptocurrency scam rumbled by its police officers in July last year have been returned to rightful owners. The announcement details:
Over four million pounds....
U.S. authorities have warned about the rising popularity of a crypto scam known as “pig butchering.” The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) explained: “The fraud is named for the way scammers feed their victims with promises of romance and riches before cutting them off and taking all their money.”
‘Pig Butchering’ Crypto Scam on the Rise
U.S. authorities have been warning about a type of cryptocurrency scam called “pig butchering” that has been growing in popularity at an alarming rate.
Crypto scam victims can now heave a sigh of relief. Popular crypto wallet MetaMask has recently partnered with Asset Reality, a London-based specialist in digital asset scam investigations and recovery, to facilitate helping scam victims with getting back their stolen crypto assets. According to MetaMask, the collaboration with Asset Reality is “an industry-first approach in improving […]
Per a report from The Times of India, an alleged crypto racket organization has been busted in the city of Nagpur. The report claims the organization drained off over Rs40 crore or $5.36 million using a shell company called “Ether Trade Asia”. Related Reading | RBI Governor Calls Crypto A Threat To India’s Macroeconomic Financial […]
Authorities in Thailand have formally introduced a value-added tax (VAT) exemption for transfers of cryptocurrencies through government-approved exchanges. The tax break, in force until the end of next year, will also apply to digital currency issued by the Bank of Thailand. Royal Decrees Enforce VAT Exemption for Crypto Trading in Thailand Investors moving cryptocurrencies and digital tokens through exchanges in Thailand will benefit from a 7% VAT exemption on such transactions. A decree published in the Royal Gazette on Tuesday enforced the tax break retroactively from April 1, 2022. It....