Questions tagged [fraud]

Fraud is the use of intentional deception for financial gain.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Is it fraud? Would banks ask for fees through bitcoin?

So a man came to me on Instagram saying that he wanted to buy old money specifically from Hong Kong for a museum in Philadelphia, and that he would pay me good money for my old coins and bills, then ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

Bitcoin successfully deducted on sender wallet but did not reach receiver wallet

Here is the wallet address for receiver: 1Gouzjo9Jav1k4AmRoUJJMzidVfnMoSieS. I had used the Blockchair site to see and track status. Based on the details, account had seen receiving last 21 hours. ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Fraudulent transaction

I have been in contact with a blockchain group and they are supposed to have a large amount of money sitting in my wallet waiting for withdrawal. I have had to send a large amount of money to try to ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

I had someone offer to mine bitcoin for me, I am a beginner

I had someone offer to mine bitcoin for me. I pay for the bitcoin on cash app and he mines it for me. With messaging him I started to feel like he didn't really know what he was talking about when ...
-1
votes
0answers
51 views

Profits in non-spendable wallet address [duplicate]

I received my profits in non-spendable wallet address and not they say I must pay 10% of what I have in non-spendable wallet address to make the funds spendable, is this true?
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Is there a way to take back my transaction? [duplicate]

I've made a transaction from blockchain to bitcoinwallet.com Apparently bitcoinwallet is a scam? I made a transaction but can't see the cash inside my wallet.
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Why was giving someone else my 12 word backup a bad idea?

I lost my bitcoin last night when someone on blockchain support asked me to tell them my 12 word backup in order to reverse my bitcoin transaction that was unconfirmed at that time. Finally, my ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Upgrading Fees in Bitcoin Trading

I would like to know what "upgrading" fees are? The guy who's mining my account says I need to pay him $1005.50 more in Bitcoin before they can go on. I only invested $300.00. Does it sound correct?
1
vote
1answer
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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?
10
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
422 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
278 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
431 views

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 ...
67
votes
1answer
11k views

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,...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
240 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
155 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
84 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
485 views

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
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Reg: Watch only Address

I have been given " Watch only Address" by one of my friends. 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 to ...
-1
votes
1answer
228 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
210 views

Someone is using a 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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
0
votes
1answer
325 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
157 views

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?
3
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
704 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
103 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
733 views

“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 ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
101 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
12k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
127 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
885 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...