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Some Amazon sellers are tricking people into paying thousands of dollars for shipping — here’s how to spot it

Some third-party sellers on Amazon are tricking shoppers into paying too much for shipping. Savvy Amazon customers should be able to spot it before it's too late.

Scammers are tricking people to log into fake cryptocurrency exchange sites, and they’re incredibly hard to spot

Make sure your computer screen is clean before logging into your favorite cryptocurrency exchange site.
CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo.

US finance watchdog warns investors: ‘Beware virtual currency pump-and-dump schemes’

The CFTC has joined fellow US regulators the SEC and FINRA in warning investors to watch out for scams in the cryptocurrency market.

More people are getting sent mysterious Amazon packages they didn’t order — and no one knows exactly what’s going on

Unsolicited Amazon packages carrying everything from USB-powered fans to sex toys keep showing up on people's doorsteps — and everyone is stumped.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin complained on Twitter about the number of ways to impersonate him on the website.

Cryptocurrency scams on Twitter are so common, this guy built a tool to help detect fraudsters

After Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin complained about impersonators, Harry Denley looked to JavaScript to stave off scammers.
AriseBank's website was offline Tuesday morning.

The SEC has shut down another ICO — this time an alleged $600 million scam in Texas

Arise Bank claimed to be making the world's first decentralized banking platform. The Feds thought otherwise.