Scam Victim Withdraws BTC, Gets Toilet Paper
A Pennsylvania man received a briefcase which supposedly held cash from his crypto profits, but it turned out to contain toilet paper. And he paid an extra $9K for the code to open the briefcase. PA Homepage
WhatsApp Scam Impersonating Scary Spice
A scammer sent WhatsApp messages to stars and friends of Mel B (aka Scary Spice) asking for crypto donations to “help African children dying of thirst”. Yahoo!
Binance Hacked for Two Million BNB
An exploit of weaknesses in cross-chain bridges allowed a scammer to steal 2M Binance Coin worth about $580M. Yahoo!
French Police Charge Bored Ape NFT Thieves
Bored Ape NFT owners fell for a phishing scam that claimed it would animate the valuable NFTs. $2.5M in NFTs were stolen in all. Decrypt
Indian Police Target Scam Cloud Mining App
31 people fell victim to scam cloud mining app “CCH Cloud Miner” and police have filed a case against 3 of the scammers involved. Inc42
“Pig Butchering” Scams Increasing on Tinder
Scammers are using Tinder to meet victims, then dating them for weeks in order to set them up for a crypto theft. NY Post