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David Agullo

July 26, 2021

How to Protect Yourself From Crypto Frauds?

With the escalated contemplation of the people towards the digital coin market, the exposure of digital money is plummeting. Cryptocurrencies, once the exclusive domain of an idealistic fringe movement, have recently become attractive to mainstream retail investors. Where crypto currency is questioned over its high speculative and risky nature, there is also one core factor that is issuing serious troubles to the holders of the digital currency.


The fraud related to the crypto market is not only threatening to the audience but shakes the complete volatility of the concept and loses its credibility in a very high potential ecosystem.


There lies a lot of secrets inside the cryptocurrency scam vortex Despite billions of dollars pouring into space in recent months, there’s still little recourse when investments turn out to be scams.


Scammers often go to great lengths to lure their victims.SO, certain things have to be kept strongly in the mind, to protect your wallets from such fishy scams.


SAFE MINING PLATFORMS: In a mining scam a user is confronted with an activity dashboard after successful login in, which shows the available hash mining rate as well as how many coins they have “earned.” The stated hash rate is usually quite low to entice the user into purchasing upgrades that promise faster mining rates. Bit Scam and Cloud Scam generate more money here by offering in-app upgrades and additional subscriptions. Thereby they forge the buyers through their app systems and at last there exists no coin in the wallet.

So, the trusted apps and systems should only use for data mining.

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DO NOT OPEN QUESTIONABLE LINKS: Recognize that bitcoin scams will increasingly target your staff via emails or shared websites. Consider implementing a real-time URL scanning feature to detect and block dangerous links as they pass across your network to stay ahead of the game.


DETECTING PONZI SCHEMES: Detecting Ponzi schemes in the crypto world: Ponzi schemes have existed for decades. In a crypto Ponzi scheme, investors promised significant rewards in exchange for bringing in new users, friends, and relatives to grow the pyramid. Be aware of sites that promise unrealistic results or ensures unrealistic pay-outs.


Perform due diligence: Investors should always conduct due diligence and look for red signs on the website, read the whitepaper, and ask questions about the claims made by team members. Furthermore, the investor should verify the company’s legal presence, such as its registration, office address.


Be Cautious while purchasing ICO: Conduct thorough research on any Initial Coin Offering (ICO) you are contemplating. There is no substitute for this, and no shortcuts are available. With a critical eye, read and analyze the white papers, and seek assistance if necessary. Learn everything you can about the people behind the ICO. 


Beware of Social media acknowledgments and tweets: You can’t be sure you’re not following impostor accounts if you follow celebrities and CEOs on social media. The same is true in the cryptocurrency world, where malicious, impersonating bots abound. Don’t believe offers from Twitter or Facebook, especially if the outcome appears to be unattainable.

If you provide someone on these networks even a modest bit of your cryptocurrency, you’re unlikely to get it back. Don’t assume that just because others are responding to the offer, they aren’t bots. 

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Proving your case in a Bitcoin scam can be difficult. In some circumstances, even identifying the perpetrator is difficult. To identify the defendant and create a case against him, a great amount of technical knowledge may require. So by being cautious and diligent only, such scams can avoid. Great opportunities often come with great risk.