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Warren Buffett: ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Warren Buffett is one of the most well-known investors, whose fortune is estimated as $ 62 billion at the beginning of 2008. He was born in 1930 in Omaha, Nebra...

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‘MI5 agent’ Conman Robert Hendy-Freegard

Robert Hendy-Freegard is a British conman who posed as an MI5 agent, Special Branch or Scotland Yard working against IRA. Having got control over victims, he we...

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George Parker’s Brooklyn Bridge Scheme

George Parker is the American swindler famous as the most intelligent and ingenious con man of the 20th century. George earned his fortune solely on the trust o...

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Victor Lustig: The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower Twice

Victor Lustig is always mentioned in the lists of the most outstanding cons of the world. He was arrested about 50 times, but each time he was released for lack...

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Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil: King of the Con Men

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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China Mobile Implements Blockchain Tech into Water Purifier

Chinese state-owned telecommunication corporation China Mobile has developed a water purifier with a built-in computing chip and an IoT module. The smart applia...

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Chinese Banks to Launch Blockchain Platform to Improve Efficiency of the Sector

The China Banking Association (CBA) has revealed plans to launch a blockchain-based platform for improving efficiency of the sector. Multiple banks, including s...

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Cryptocurrencies are Too Varied to be Considered One Asset Class

Cryptocurrencies are governed by different economic realities, have different market structures and have different return characteristics. They are simply too v...

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BitMEX Thanks Satoshi Nakamoto for Bitcoin on the Front Page of The Times

The cryptocurrency platform BitMEX has thanked to Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto on the front page of The Times on January 3rd, 2019.

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Huobi to Launch EOS-based Crypto Exchange in Q1 2019

Huobi cryptocurrency exchange has announced its plan on launching a EOS-based crypto exchange. The launch of the exchange is expected in the first quarter of 20...

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Thai National Technology Center Develops Blockchain Tech for e-Voting

The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) of Thailand has introduced blockchain technology for e-voting.  NECTEC is a statutory gove...

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Blockchain will Become Mundane in 2019

2019 is the year in which blockchain will become mundane, according to the MIT Technology Review, a magazine that is wholly-owned by the United States Massachus...

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Almost 1,000 Altcoins ‘Died’ in 2018

Almost a thousand of altcoin projects are “dead” at the at year-end, according to data from industry news and information portal 99bitcoins. Meanwhi...

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Crypto ATMs Doubled in 2018

The number of crypto ATMs doubled in 2018 from 2,025 ATMs in 2017 to 4,051 ATMs, according to data from cryptocurrency analytics firm DataLight. This reflects a...

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