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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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Crypto Scam Kingpin Tortured to Death by Accomplices

The kingpin of a bitcoin scam worth Rs 485 crore ($67 million) has been tortured to death by five of his associates in Dehradun, India, a senior police official...

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90% of Bitcoins are Used for Investing and Speculating

Marcus Swanepoel, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Luno said during an interview with CNBC that 90% of its users use Bitcoin as an instrument for investing and sp...

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British High Court Recognizes Bitcoin as Legal Property

The British High Court has recognized Bitcoin as a legal “property” in an interim judgement on a cryptocurrency hacking case. This decision sets a l...

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Mike Tyson Denies News that He Supports Crypto Startup Fight to Fame

American former professional boxer Mike Tyson has denied info that he supports a blockchain-based platform Fight to Fame, which is allegedly a fraudulent scheme...

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Coinbase Reveals Password Storage Glitch

Coinbase has exposed the fact that a tiny fraction of its customers’ passwords were stored in plain text on an internal server log. However, the data was ...

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Huobi Users’ Data is Surfacing on Dark-web Markets

Huobi users’ information is surfacing on some dark-web markets. The exchange’s name constantly surfaces on the dark web markets, where self-proclaim...

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Facebook Hires Outside Contractors for Listening Users’ Voice Messages

Facebook has confirmed that it hired outside contractors to transcribe voice messages sent via its Messenger app in order to check the work of its AI systems.

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Music Blockchain Startup Audius Releases Its Public Beta Version

Audius, a music streaming blockchain startup has introduced its public beta version.

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Tim Draper: Bitcoin Price Will Hit $250K by 2023

Speaking in an interview with Yahoo! Finance on Aug. 9, Serial VC investor Tim Draper says that Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by 2023 but its status as a safe haven...

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