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Fraud is the use of intentional deception for financial gain.

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Bitcoin not confirmed by recipient [duplicate]

I sent bitcoins to the address I was given (double checked). The recipient is claiming they did not receive it. I sent them a payment at 10:46PM EST that was received. I sent a second payment ...
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I sent bitcoin to im sure was correct. I've sent before, its correct, this time he says it failed due to lock. Used cashapp to send to his wallet code

I used cashapp to send btc to a wallet I've sent to before he says it failed and should be back. Cashapp can't help The code I sent wallet to is: bc1qne24j4v09t9lpyg6vttr3aamn7jmv6e2zegtw4. Can ...
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Is BTCfree.win scamming? [closed]

As I asked earlier I have two email accounts in BTCfree.win, and I achieved 0.2 free bitcoin during 3 years. On 24th September I withdrawed my bitcoin to my trust wallet address. It took about 1 month ...
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Fell for crypto Scam, I NEED HELP [duplicate]

I think I am being scammed right now - I have researched (too late) about this operation and a lot of stories seem to match what is happening to me right now. They made me pay a 30% fee to withdrawal ...
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Is Angel Wealty fake? [duplicate]

I traded on the Angel Wealty platform. I don't know if it's fake or not. And he wanted me to pay taxes. He said that I had done the authentication incorrectly and also asked for money. Is this ...
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Bip32 Root Key in Metamask Signature? [closed]

I recently fell victim to an inferno contract that took a significant amount of my ERC-20 coins. I realize that this is a Bitcoin site, but a white hat hacker approached and offered to help, and told ...
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Jaxx wallet updated, money stolen from me [closed]

I updated my Jaxx wallet on October 29, 2023, before the update it showed my balance correctly, but after the update, unfortunately, my bitcoin balance shows zero and a transaction was recorded for me,...
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need help with BTC transfer [duplicate]

All, I received some BTC to my coinbase wallet after someone asked me to setup custom network using the below setting. I received the BTC but I couldn't transfer to any other wallet and the says ...
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fees to get your funds? [duplicate]

i hsve funds being put into my wallet from a trade. is it normal yo be asked to send a deposit for activation? i r been paying fee after fee over this trade it seems .
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Looking to getting my money back from a scam [duplicate]

I was recently scammed by a company promising large returns using Bitcoin/FX trading. I hired someone to recoup my losses and they told me they had and sent photo proof that the money was in a ...
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Smart Chain contract Boucing [duplicate]

I am a beginner in crypto, and I have recently invested on a platform. At the withdrawal time, I got paid via CoinBase Wallet(CW) in USDT. I could see the money in CW. Trying to withdraw, I understand ...
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Refunding Bitcoin Sieged stolen funds Blockchain.com [duplicate]

I am a novice to Bitcoin Stuff. Can someone advise me please? I bought Bitcoin around 2011. This was via a company on line. I have been told by different groups over the phone (maybe 5 different ...
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I saw an ad on Craigslist for a bitcoin runner [duplicate]

Hi there I saw an ad for a bitcoin runner. The person is saying to buy bitcoin with the funds he sent me. I just received an obviously official cashiers check in the mail for $2,900. Now he wants me ...
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Is Clux Wallet Genuine? I am asked to add funds to my Clux Wallet in order tp generate a private key [duplicate]

I am new to crypto trading. My crypto trader refused to send the earnings to Binance or WazirX saying there are issues with these wallets on their side. And deposited my funds in a crypto wallet ...
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I received a number of calls from alleged Blockchain agents asking me to give access to them through my computer to verify my banking account mines?

I have been asked to open my computer using Any Desk to see my account info from my local bank in order to send funds to my account. Is that the policy of releasing funds to investors.
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New, trading, scam? [duplicate]

(Google translation - see edit history for Q in Georgian script) hello I made an invitation to Bitcoin with the help of a trader. Now the trader tells me that it is necessary to withdraw the full ...
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Am I being scammed again? [duplicate]

I recently was scammed out of $1000.00 a person recommended this Instagram site that assists in recovering stolen money. I was asked to pay a fee to obtain a program needed to move the money I ...
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HonyBit infos about reputation [duplicate]

Have you updated indipendent info about the exchange HONYBIT? Is it affidable? They are asking me to pay a big fee in advance, in order to withdraw my funds.
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How to make sure the user receives lightning payment?

I am working on a side project to allow users to receive some payments from it. When a user clicks a button to withdraw to a lightning address, my webapp makes a request to the host of that lightning ...
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Is there a BitcoinAbuse.com archive?

BitcoinAbuse (https://www.bitcoinabuse.com/) was a community-backed project where you could download the entire database in return. Since it got acquired/merged into https://www.chainabuse.com/ that ...
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Private Investment Company - BTC wallet [duplicate]

Good evening,does anybody know or ever heard about NEXFORD CAPITAL Private Investment Company (www.nexfordcapital.com) based in London? Is the company legit and reliable to invest in? Please advice. ...
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Fraud account that money was put into

My bank account was fraudulent taken over. They put my money into a bitcoin account it supposed to be the amount of $18500. They have all the information but is supposes to be under my name. They want ...
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I purchased bitcoin in 2014. After I paid, it shows on the transaction ledger that it was sold 40 minutes later, but not by me. Is it lost forever?

As per the title - I paid for BTC in early 2014 and appear to be the victim of fraud. Are the coins lost forever? Any help is gratefully appreciated. I purchased them through quickbitcoin.co.uk, which ...
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Fraud funds in blockchain account [closed]

A company called currentcoins.net has taken money from ZOPA in my name. They have placed the funds in a Blockchain account. I have the trackable evidence of the funds being moved into this account. ...
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What is "blockchain hang/hung"?

I sent Btc to an address. I verified address. Verified with my wallet that it was sent successfully. Receiving party sees the transaction, but say it is still "pending" on their end. Said it ...
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Help with bitcoin transfer to my ewallet

Please Help.. I have been trying to withdraw my bitcoin off a website called mirminingpro.top I do everything it tells me but then at the end when I exchange coin it does nothing and I have a ewallet ...
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Is this legit i remember signing up for it but is it a scam? [duplicate]

Look I signed up for this app a year ago and I got an email today that said my account has been inactive for a year and I have 24 hours to get my money or it goes back to the company. I Google the ...
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is there such a thing as a wallet frozen due to fraud. Can funds held in such a wallet be returned to the original owner

I was recently contacted by a company called APAG-AUDIT AG claiming they have discovered funds that belong to me during the course of an audit. I was scammed by a group of companies last year and ...
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Does anyone know anything about this bitcoin bouns cloud mining emails I am getting? [duplicate]

memo BOSA [email protected] Attachments 4:35 PM (4 hours ago) to marszaleknowiny My name Lisa Davis, I am senior director of Bitcoin Bonus Evening late (the day before) you received an automatic smessage ...
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Private key from paper wallet does not match to public key, so I can not withdraw the BTC on the paperwallet anymore

for a Gift, i created on https://walletgenerator.net a paperwallet. I inserted the privatekey i want to have, and let create the public key out of it. Than i send a little amount of BTC to that ...
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I was asked to download trust wallet and was than sent around $5000 in watch only. Than was told to ask to access Bitcoin on my cash app. Is it real?

I was asked to download trust wallet and was than sent around $5000 in watch only. I than was told to ask to access Bitcoin on my cash app. They said to access Bitcoin and than send a screenshot after ...
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Why are scams allowed

Ok so we know Bitcoin bonus is a scam Why is it allowed to exist I almost fell for it and spent hours trying to figure out what I was supposed to be doing downloading wallet apps and dock apps ...
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I was withdrawing my bitcoins and told to contact these to these addresses am I being scammed

bitcoin:bc1qesx9ft0kjv43eagnhv0tf063pzryhec3eww3v6?amount=0.00383635 I was contacted until that it was time to withdraw my bitcoins and was told to send them to these addresses, but nothings happened. ...
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Investment Company-Btc wallet btc transfer [duplicate]

Okay, I have US$41,000 BTC sent from the company It was heading to my crypto wallet I had a cell phone call from someone claiming to be from Blockchain They claim that I have to pay 10% deposit ...
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Is this a scam or is it legit? [duplicate]

So this guy sent me a watch-only wallet address. I open it up and there's some decent crypto in there. However, he said I have to go to a bitcoin atm and "pay the fees to access the coins" ...
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Descriptors of potentially fraudulent bitcoin transactions

I'm looking into suspicious bitcoin transactional patterns and I was wondering whether there is someone with experience in that area. If we consider transactions as iid data, then what descriptors (...
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Why are the bitcoin I mined stuck in the approval stage? [duplicate]

I have mined my bitcoin. But after three months, it is still in the approval stage. Why doesn't it enter my new wallet? How can I withdraw them?
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I received an email saying I have money from "Bitcoin bonus" [duplicate]

I received an email that stated that I had $22000 that I have to withdraw out a bitcoin bonus mining I guess and I don't know how to do that how do I withdraw my money
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I set up a Trust wallet do I need bitcoin in there to receive bitcoin [duplicate]

I set up a trust wallet put 5k in it as was told I needed this much in it to receive my investment (bitcoin)but the 5k is not accessible as now they say I need 7k more to make it accessible I am ...
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I have been asked to download Trust wallet, and was sent funds from watch only address. Sender is asking me to deposit $200 from cash app to get 5k

Someone asked me to open a watchwallet. Sent me over 2k “on watch” asking me to send them $200 to their cash app in order to get my $200 back, keep all the money in my watch wallet, and another 5k. ...
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Technology and logics behind BTC flashing apps

How they develop BTC flashing software ? I mean, is there any technical way to send fake BTC ? If not, how BTC flashing app works.. I am just curious ..
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Why does the network allow a fraudster (double spender) to broadcast a transaction to a single node (the victim)?

Let's assume for the sake of argument that a fraudster is able to create blocks faster than the rest of the network. Given that, they would be able to achieve double spending by making a fraudulent ...
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Bitcoin Withdrawl [duplicate]

I’ve been contacted by Bridgeway Consult after losing money previously on Forex with a company. I’ve been told my details have been used to hold bitcoin in my name by various people and have been sent ...
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Creating Coinbase acct for a friend

A friend of my recently asked me to create a Coinbase account for her. She noted she had an acct already, but has issues getting into it for "lack of activity". Anyway, I have received no ...
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What is "buying hash rate" and how could it be profitable?

I'm sorry if this question may sounds like a newbie question (well, it is). Introduction I'm 23 years old and I would like to generate money with my money to eventually invest in stock market after ...
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If I sent the USDT to the scammer's ERC20 &TRC20 addresses, is there any chance to get them back? [closed]

I was scammed by a man from an online dating site, I lost everything but even in debt... After he got my trust and started teaching me how to invest in Bitcoin. He sent me a fake platform link, I ...
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Do I need to screen share so that they can see my Bitcoin Wallet is genuine?

An online trader (Brokerz) has called me saying they are closing down and are refunding everyone's money via Bitcoin. I have a BC Wallet but they are saying they need to screen share to see if it is ...
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Wallet ID on blockchain.info credentials and seed compromised

What should I do if a scammer obtained access to my crypto wallet? Are there any further risks other than losing the money contained within it ? Will he use it to perform transactions on my behalf? ...
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How Can I Recover My Stolen Bitcoin [duplicate]

I need help on how to hire a legitimate recovery firm that can help recover my stolen bitcoin.
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Where is my account? [closed]

I received 0.2 bitcoins on this site and deposited it in my wallet, why it was not deposited. https://cryptofree.casa/free#
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