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Former teacher living on Universal Credit after losing £120k in Bitcoin scam
A retired teacher was conned out of her £120,000 life savings after falling victim to a Bitcoin scam on Instagram. Teresa Jackson, 63, from Portishead, says she’s been left claiming Universal Credit after being tricked into handing over her cash. The retiree spotted the bogus Bitcoin investment scheme - which claimed it had been endorsed by sur...
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Pueblo residents should be on the lookout for Black Hills scam
Black Hills Energy and Pueblo police are reporting numerous accounts of individuals impersonating the energy company's employees in Pueblo neighborhoods.In a press release, Black Hills Energy noted receiving "numerous" calls concerning solar industry contractors attempting to solicit business by going door-to-door in Pueblo. The solicitors were ask...
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How Bitcoin Can Fix Global Inequality, One Developing Nation At A Time
Illegal gold miners in Itagun, Nigeria. Dame Yinka / Wikicommons El Salvador’s decision to recognize bitcoin as legal tender is confusing for the majority of people who still see the cryptocurrency as a speculative bubble or a Ponzi scheme. The arguments against such adoption are, seemingly, quite logical. Bit...
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