South Africa: Crypto asset advertisements now regulated

In brief Crypto asset advertisers should be aware that they must now comply with new regulatory requirements around the publishing of crypt asset advertisements in South Africa. The South African Advertising Regulatory Board’s (ARB) Code of Advertising Practice (“ARB Code“) was broadened to include new requirements for crypto assets in January 2023. Crypto asset advertisers […]readmore

Two of three men charged in Saskatoon ‘Grandparent Scam’ granted

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Crime Sofyane Elgamal and Ahamd Ebadi, both 25, had to provide sureties and must live in Quebec after they were released last week in Saskatoon. Sofyane Elgamal and Ahamd Ebadi, both 25, were released last week after separate bail hearing in Saskatoon provincial court. Photo by Matt Smith /Saskatoon StarPhoenix […]readmore

10 Best Debt Relief Companies & Debt Settlement Programs of

If you’re struggling with debt and looking to avoid bankruptcy, hiring a debt settlement company can help. The best debt relief companies can work with your creditors to resolve your debt for less than what you owe, helping you become debt-free faster. However, not all debt negotiation services are created equal. It’s important that you […]readmore

Scammers working overtime, OPP warn

Online or on-phone scammers never take a break,  and Ontario Provincial Police are noticing a number of schemes that are trending the past month. Const. Michelle Simard says one is the romance scam, in which a vulnerable person is duped into sending money to someone they meet online, under the guise of helping with medical […]readmore

Cryptocurrency lender Celsius was “insolvent since inception”

Turns out the Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lender that promised customers 17% annual yields on their deposits, was indeed too good to be true. The company halted withdrawals and transfers in June 2022 amid a liquidity crisis, citing “extreme market conditions.” The price of bitcoin had halved in two month’s time. In June, Celsius filed […]readmore

Investigators say tax season fraud attacks are on the rise

COLORADO SPRINGS — Criminal investigators with the IRS are sending a warning about an increasing number of fraud attacks as people try to get their taxes sorted out and taken care of. News5 followed up on those warnings to find out more. According to the IRS, criminals are pulling out all of their tricks for […]readmore

Looking for a job? Scammers might be looking for you

Recent layoffs in industries like the tech sector have scammers fine-tuning their approaches to take advantage. They may advertise jobs online, sometimes setting up fake websites, or look for targets on social media — all to try to steal your money and personal information. Scammers may go to great lengths to get what they want. […]readmore