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Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil: King of the Con Men (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the article. Read the Part 1. The lowdown of this story was that Weil had seen the announcement that Muncie, the National Commer...

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Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil: King of the Con Men (Part 1)

Who could have thought that Joseph Weil (1875 — 1976), a brilliant swindler known in the criminal world of the early twentieth century as the Yellow Kid, ...

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Quackery: From Renaissance to the Present Day (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the article. Read the Part 1. The beginning of the twentieth century was the era of patent medicines sold everywhere in pharmaci...

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Quackery: From Renaissance to the Present Day (Part 1)

Renaissance brought with it a tremendous faith in the human mind possibilities, which countless fraudsters took advantage pretending to be inventors of miraculo...

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Kazutsugi Nami’s Ponzi Scheme

Year made public: 2009Estimated Losses: $1.4 billion Founded in 2000, Japanese bedding linen company Ladies & Gentlemen (L & G) governed by Kazutsugi Na...

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Ant Farm Scam

Quite an unusual pyramid scheme was built by a Chinese businessman Wang Fenguou. In 1999, he opened ‘Yilishen Tianxi Group of China’, to make health...

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Double Shah’s Scam

In 2005, syed sibtul hassan shah, an ordinary teacher from Pakistan, returned from Dubai to Wazirabad (Punjab) and made his neighbors a bargain. Having convince...

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Dona Branca’s Ponzi Scheme

Maria Branca dos Santos, a common Portuguese woman, commonly referred to as Dona Branca, decided to enrich herself by opening her own bank in 1970. We do not kn...

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Russian House ‘Selenga’

Financial Company JSC Russian house “Selenga” (RHS), one of the earliest Ponzi schemes in Russia, started functioning in 1992. People easi...

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Facebook is Hiring Staff Members for its Menlo Park’s Blockchain Team

The social media giant is now hiring five new staff members for blockchain team at its Menlo Park, California. The positions currently open for applicants are t...

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Bitcoin Can Help to Overcome Poverty According To Bill Gates

According to Bill Gates, the second richest man in the world valued at more than $95 billion, cryptocurrencies and blockchains will help those who live in pover...

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Swiss Post, Swisscom to Launch Blockchain Platform

Switzerland’s postal service Swiss Post and state-owned telecom provider Swisscom have partnered to launch a blockchain platform. The two also said they a...

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New York Financial Regulator Authorizes Blockchain-based Payment Platform

The Department of Financial Services of New York (NYDFS) has authorized a Signature Bank’s real-time blockchain-based payment platform, called Signet.

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Multi-Blockchain Game’s Pre-sale Successfully Completed

A blockchain game developer 0xGames has finished their pre-sale for multi-blockchain competitive battler 0xWarriors. Launched on November 6, the pre-sale lasted...

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Auchan Implements Blockchain-based Food Quality Control

French international retail group Auchan has implemented blockchain solutions for food traceability enhancement for its customers in several countries, includin...

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Ether Dale Launches Glitch Goons PvP Blockchain Game

A blockchain game developer Ether Dale has launched blockchain fighting game Glitch Goons. The new cyberpunk fighting game supports several cryptocurrencies, in...

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Asus’ Gamers Can Use Their Idle Graphics Cards for Crypto Mining

Asus has partnered with Quantumcloudis mining app provider to allow gamers to earn from using their Asus graphics cards (or GPUs) for crypto mining when they ar...

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Vitalik Buterin Receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Basel

The University of Basel has awarded Vitalik Buterin with an honorary doctorate. The co-founder of Ethereum has been granted an honorary degree for his &ldq...

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