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Scammers demanding Bitcoin from region residents, say police

WATERLOO REGION — Police say in the past week region residents have lost $ 100,000, paid in Bitcoin, to scammers misrepresenting themselves as agents with the Canada Revenue Agency. “In each case the caller kept the victim on the phone for hours, spoke aggressively to them and told them to pay the taxes they owe,” said Waterloo Regional Police in ...

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The SEC creates an educational ‘token’ to stop scammers

“Travel is expensive, but we are at the cusp of a revolution that will democratize travel and leisure for everyone,” reads the breathless whitepaper for HoweyCoins. “The Internet was the first part of the revolution. The other part is blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.” “I’m all about HoweyCoins – this thing is going to pop at the top!” writes @boxingchamp1934, an ...

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