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Questions tagged [fraud]

Fraud is the use of intentional deception for financial gain.

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I have been scammed countless times [on hold]

Pls what are the btc mining apps or web site you can recommend for me pls i need ur help there are so many scams on the internet
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Transaction verification engine

In the Features of Bitcoin Core i found following Line: "Bitcoin Core includes a transaction verification engine" Please define Validation, is Validation = verify or not. Does the Engine verify ...
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Bitcoin scam artist

A guy I have been talking to says he is having trouble accessing his account and asked me to make a wallet in blockchain and then wants my login, password, and wallet id so he can use it in another ...
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So there is not way to get my bitcoins back from a scammer? [duplicate]

I made a purchase of 200USD in BTC, and i never receive anything from the seller there is not way to take my btc back?
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Bitcoin automatically diverted to bech32 address

I sent bitcoin to an address starting 3Cn using Electrum but the blockchain viewers seem to show that it has gone to an address beginning bc1 as shown in the link below. Transaction Viewer How can ...
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Is there a way that we can report a Bitcoin scam?

Good day Is there a way that we can report a Bitcoin scam? I was recently scammed over R200000 therefore I would like to report the person and the platform to alert people of her fraudulent platform.
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Any way to track a Bitcoin scammer? [duplicate]

I have been scammed by a Bitcoin scammer imposing by the name Andrew Hamish. I have reported every possible way but wanted to ask if anyone knows how we can track the IP address by their walled ID or ...
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Spendable Wallet

My friend ask me to open a wallet in blockchain and ask me to give the ID and password later he transact certain amount of btc which shows non spendable after which I am asked to change my password ...
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Bittrex toke my BTCP tokens [closed]

As some of you recall, we had the BTC ZCL fork this year. For those who had the ZCL on the Bittrex wallet, they were convert to BTCP, but Bittrex wasn´t trading, but it was allow to keep those tokens ...
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Is there a way to report/shutdown a Bitcoin Criminal/Bad-Actor?

I received a SPAM/Phishing/Blackmail email demanding payment to a specific Bitcoin wallet. BTC: 15vUqauqHybEPvXYLv97WW4XwM2YHXYC1d How can this criminal be shutdown? If legal action is ...
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If someone wanted to pretend to be Satoshi by posting a fake signature to defraud people how could they?

If a random fraudster wanted to post a bunch of mysterious ECDSA signatures that the public would believe came from Bitcoin's creator, in order to disrupt the Bitcoin market, extract money from people,...
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Are sellers more vulnerable to fraud than buyers when doing business?

The Bitcoin white paper says: Completely non-reversible transactions are not really possible, since financial institutions cannot avoid mediating disputes. ... Transactions that are computationally ...
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Someone want to mine with my bitcoin (www.elitecoinmine.com) Promises?

I just signed up to ask this Question. Shoort story about me: I don't know much about crypto currency, just spend 50Eur once to buy some Dash. Anyway, there's a guy writing me via my instagram and ...
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scam with blockchain [closed]

Recently a scammer contacted me to invest in Bitcoin. Well after losing my money with him, this person offered to return my money, and asked me to create a blockchain account. I did, then he asked me ...
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Am I scamed? FA exchange trading company is fraud? They are requesting taxes

Are those thieves? https://www.faexchange.com/ I have created a balance of BTC with them and they now request to pay taxes in order to be able to withdraw my profit so I am worried about and wonder ...
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Can you make profit from a miner?

Someone named mr_richard665 on instagram told me he was a bitcoin broker that worked with bitcoingroup and that he could help me make 30% profit everyday from my investment if i let him manage my ...
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Is altering Blockchain Wallet possible even after all the securities?

A man named James Bryan posted an investment plan and took BTC from me. On the day of payout, he asked me to simply fund my Blockchain wallet to receive the money. The minute I fund the wallet, he ...
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Does government really seize Bitconnect assets?

https://www.coindesk.com/us-court-freezes-bitconnect-assets-as-lawsuits-mount/ This says yes. However, bitconnect is anonymous. So how can it be? Any sources of the success and failure of seizing
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Reg: Watch only Address

I have been given " Watch only Address" by one of my friend.. To make the funds credited into my account or to use the BTC. What is way to get the Private Key..? Do we need to pay anything for the ...
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I NEED YOUR HELP URGENTLY Bitcoins

I really need your help on this. It has stated in my wallet that i've received my bitcoins of 1.182691BTC on 29/05/18. This's my wallet address: muFjdWSy2DKStSP2gUH2aHZq6kRBva8ZDV it stated on the ...
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Hello, someone is using an bitcoin account to blackmail me [closed]

Someone using a bitcoin account is trying to blackmail me. The account number is 1Mtsd3wXgkJnApaNpqaSSWLC6gCLBBxuaGG. I still have the email they sent me. I can also provide that email if needed, or I ...
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Bitcoin Mining as a Newbie (link wallet to another person's miner)

I'm new in bitcoin mining. I would wish to mining to make some profit. I have just talked to someone and he has told me I can partner with him to use his miner. I have some bitcoins ready with me and ...
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Computta stealing bitcoin and behave like its nothing [closed]

Mining with https://computta.com/ I had balance of 0.54+ mBTC, every hour i checked and i have written them down in my book. Suddenly since this week they made my computer balance 0.529 mBTC but on ...
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How can I get a private key for this address

Is it possible for me to withdraw my bitcoin I invested here? I don't have the private key
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Scam or not terabox?

Terabox.me has HTTPS. From Coinbase anyone can send money to Terabox.me and topup the balance. After making the topup the money is stolen. When you try to contact them they do not answer. Nobody shut ...
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What prevents broadcasting of fraudulent transactions

I see a lot of questions and articles about why someone can't generate fake coins, maliciously attack the network, and essentially security discussions focused on the generation and interception of ...
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How to report eth-harvest.com as a SCAM

I originally suspected this website was to good to be true but now it has been officially confirmed. How can I begin the campaign to warn others that this site is a scam and work to get is shut down?
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How can I report a fraud?

A person paid me with a fake check. I deposited the check through an ATM, and the money went into my account, so I made a Bitcoin transfer to him. But yesterday, the bank took the money back from my ...
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Ethereum Code bots…Scam or not?

So new I cant even afford to trade crypto's yet, but looking and learning. I came across some Ethereum Code bot, promising 13k a day etc etc...one of those "sounds to good to be true" things really. ...
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Refunding of payments made

I was scammed November 2017 by a woman called, Adele Johnson. I wanted to trade on bitcoin, but didn't had the experience to do it myself. She offered her help to trade on behalf of me. I paid R8000 ...
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Does the fact that bitcoins are limited prove that the system is a scam?

As we all know the total amount of bitcoins which can be available at any time are capped at 21 Million. This was done by design by its creator/creators (he/she/they say that it is intended to make ...
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“Hidden Wallet” onion site [closed]

I was assigned a wallet by "Hidden Wallet" onion site - my BTC never arrived cause its a scam. I have the wallet address and proof that it was assigned to me under username and password - Can I get my ...
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What are the costs of cryptocurrency fraud?

I have heard many claims that transaction volumes can be "faked" for cryptocurrencies, but I am skeptical about how this is possible. I want someone to walk me through the math describing what you ...
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BTC Stolen from Blockchain

My bitcoin is stolen and following is how it happened? A guy named, "David Robin" from Fremont,California US (obviously a fake one), connected in a social network told me that I can mine for bitcoin ...
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scammed by a scammer [closed]

First of all, this is to bring awareness of how an attacher may gain access to a persons' Blockchain Wallet: i hope this never happens to anyone else but it probably will. i am quite new to bitcoin, ...
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Is there ANY evidence Onecoin might not be a scam?

I, like I believe the vast majority of people here, am convinced that Onecoin is a scam. I'm struggling to comprehend how reasonably intelligent people can be willing to "invest" a very large sum ...
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someone posing as blockchain support cleaned out my account after telling me my account had been compromised/cloned

Sent a support ticket to blockchain because my validation email wallet ID's changed each time. (Using computer) This morning my account is cleaned out! Have transaction details and addresses it went ...
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Can we report a fraudster by their bitcoin wallet address?

I was recently notified by a friend that someone sent her a message (posing as me) on an app asking her to send them some bitcoin so they could make a purchase. Luckily she knew it was not me and let ...
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I've been asked to share wallet credentials to participate in mining. Is that a scam?

Good day Everyone!!, I've been approached by at least two people on one of my social media accounts and they were claiming that they would be able to increase my bitcoin by linking my wallet to ...
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Crypto-Trader.com Shut down. Did I loose all my Coins?

The Exchange Crypto-Trader shut down sometime I believe in 2015. I was never notified by the shutdown. There are reports out there that they sent all their users an e-mail giving 48 hours to withdraw ...
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Can I get my BTC back from a scam site?

I invested Bitcoin in a fake site that was named as mega bit chain on the 6th of December. After that, I opened the site on the 12th of December; there was written: site is in maintenance. After two ...
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Colobit LTD looks like Bitpetite! Anyone have any experience with them?

I signed up with Colobit.biz roughly a month ago. I have a coin base and BitConnect account along with a few others. Colobit was new and thought I'd be the first to sign up and get out before everyone ...
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Is Binance a scam exchange/wallet?

Now 5 days ago, I initiated a transfer from my Bittrex account to Binance, using Binance's ID code snip and the receiving Address code snip. The coin was immediately removed from my Bittrex a/c but is ...
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How does consensus protect from lying about transactions?

I'm really new to the whole concept of blockchain. I do understand how consensus protects from changing past blocks and allows to keep a clear and valid blockchain, but I am having a hard time ...
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Is the Bitcoin Diamond wallet website bcdwallet.org legit? [closed]

I am looking forward to using BCD and I found a wallet that is giving away 1 Bitcoin Diamond if I verify my BTC wallet, should I trust it? It is at bcdwallet.org
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Where did my money go after I sold bitcoins to BitZIZ into PayPal?

I am new to this and hate it. I had $2340 in US dollars to sell in bitcoins. I needed the cash desperately for rent and car payment and food, so went through BitZIZ to deposit the money into my PayPal ...
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Is X site a scam?

This is a general question to replace specific site reviews I am interested in a site X, but I am unsure whether it is a scam or can be trusted. What are some approaches, guidelines, and things to ...
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You Have 1 Bitcoin in your account

I continue to receive text messages on my mobile advising I've got 1 bitcoin in my account, to go to: http:// (etc) to confirm my account. However, when I follow the link, there's nothing relevant ...
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What is AuroraMine?

I'm a teaching assistant for a 2nd year undergrad computer science course, and one of my students started talking to me about bitcoin (which I personally detest, but admittedly know nothing about), ...
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Can bitcoin transactions be modified during mining

Wherever I read about fraud in bitcoin, it talks about modified a transaction that is already in a block and changing the receiver and then trying to create a longer chain. However, I was wondering, ...