Follow the digital money: 4 federal use cases for blockchain

Cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-based digital assets play an increasingly central role in financial markets. They’re also becoming a more frequent source of regulatory concern, as well as criminal activity. This summer, the Justice Department announced enforcement actions in cryptocurrency fraud cases involving over $100 million in intended losses. The cases included a fraudulent investment fund […]readmore

What Does China Really Want?

The 73rd National Day of China on Oct. 1 brings a new reflection on its global purpose. Its future orientations remain mired in both inevitable challenges and the greatest potential, dictated by the path and spectre of its intention. Its dream of the great Chinese rejuvenation that will signal its comeback to global primacy by […]readmore

With prices cratering, many crypto holders stopped looking at their

As the frost of the Crypto Winter creeps onward and holders saddened by their diminishing funds spend less time opening their digital wallets, a new type of scam has emerged: crypto cash-outs.   Cybercriminals are able to take hold of underutilized exchange or wallet accounts and use them to funnel stolen funds into private wallets. […]readmore

IRS Warns of Huge Increase in Scam Texts

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a recent increase in IRS-themed texting scams aimed at stealing personal and financial information. So far in 2022, the IRS has identified and reported thousands of fraudulent domains tied to multiple MMS/SMS/text scams (known as smishing) targeting taxpayers. In recent months, and especially in the last few […]readmore

Treasury to delay publishing OBR forecast by six weeks after

Treasury will not publish OBR forecast delivered to them on 7 October until 23 November The Treasury said that Liz Truss, Kwasi Kwarteng and the OBR discussed the “economic and fiscal outlook” as well as the process for growth forecasts. However, they said the forecast – which they will receive on 7 October – won’t […]readmore

How to Spot and Avoid the Top Internet Scams

Our phones have made us hyperconnected. You can use them to check your email, answer calls, respond to text messages, chat on any number of platforms, check your dating profile, and so on. All those means of communication are increasingly being taken over by online scams. “​​The internet is a wonderful thing,” long-time cybersecurity analyst […]readmore

New Michigan technology better detects cancer in women with dense

Women with dense breast tissue are at greater risk of cancer, in part because there is an increased chance a suspicious mass will be missed by digital mammography. To better address this concern, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit is the first to purchase a new Michigan-developed system approved by the U.S. Food […]readmore

Welsbach Technology Metals Acquisition Corp. Announces Receipt of Deposit Proceeds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Welsbach Technology Metals Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”), announced today that on September 30, 2022 it issued and sold to Welsbach Acquisition Holdings LLC (the “Sponsor”) a non-interest bearing, unsecured promissory note equal to $772,768.60 (the “Proceeds”), and that such Proceeds were placed on […]readmore

Why India Is Unhappy About US Renewing F-16 Deal With

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s recent dig at the US’ decision to extend the sustainment programme for its F-16 fighter jets for neighbour Pakistan has made it clear that India is concerned about the bilateral development. Countering the US’ argument that the package was being offered to fight terrorism, Jaishankar said, “You are not fooling […]readmore

Philippine police rescue 29 trafficking victims from gaming operator

MANILA: Philippine police have rescued 29 Myanmar and Chinese nationals who were allegedly trafficked and forced to work as “online scammers” for a gaming company in the capital Manila, authorities said Friday. It comes amid a crackdown on so-called Philippine offshore gaming operators, or POGOs, following reports of kidnapping, prostitution and murder. POGOs employ mainly […]readmore