U.S. government charges U.S. businessman for allegedly defrauding physicians through crypto investment scheme

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it has filed charges against an Ohio-based businessman for allegedly defrauding dozens of investors through a cryptocurrency investment scheme.  The U.S. securities regulator said in a statement that “Michael W. Ackerman, along with two business partners, raised at least $33 million by Read more…

How to Red Flag Scams: Bitcoin Doubler Club, Cryptomia247, Mining Cheap, Orelex, and Wintrust

Last week’s news.Bitcoin.com post warning about common bitcoin scams like “The Bitcoin Code” elicited a plethora of comments and suggestions from readers, asking about and reporting other platforms and services claiming to provide bitcoin investment opportunities. This article examines some of these, and most importantly seeks to provide readers with Read more…

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