Scams

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The Rise of Impostor Entrepreneurs

It's not only easier to steal an identity, but also to create one.

5 Biggest Credit Card Scams and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

Credit card scams aren't going to disappear anytime soon, but a keen eye and a bit of caution can work wonders in protecting yourself.

Impersonation Is Great If You're Alec Baldwin, Not So Much If You're a YouTube Scammer

The video channel is trying to stop people impersonating influencers and trying to foment possible scams.

60-Second Video: Who Made History Last Night?

Here are three things entrepreneurs should know today.

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Bitcoin: The Swindle of the Century

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New Research Shows Bitcoin's Meteoric Rise Was a Scam

Crypotocurrencies are the latest in a centuries-long line of speculative bubbles driven by shrewd insiders taking advantage of gullible investors.
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I Was Ripped Off by Someone I Thought Was a Friend. Here's What I Learned.

If I had dug a little deeper, I would have seen the truth.
Cryptocurrency

Government Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scammers

The defendants allegedly claimed they could turn the equivalent of around $100 into $80,000 in a month. In reality, most victims weren't even able to recoup their initial investment.
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Pyramid Schemes Are Targeting Snapchat's Mostly Teen Users

Screenshots circulating on the platform may be giving some users a run for their money.
Cryptocurrency

Watch Out for These Cryptocurrency Scams

Before you take the plunge into buying Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, know the risks.
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It's Time to Talk About Startup Scam Artists

Whether it's an investor who gives a startup a term sheet with no capital behind him, or an entrepreneur who raises millions of dollars with nothing but air, the startup world has a problem.