Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year – at £27m total cost to victims

Fraudsters use professional-looking websites and promise high returns Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and foreign currency trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing £14,600, according to the UK’s Financi…

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Bitcoin could be overseen by UK’s financial regulator

Treasury presses for FCA to regulate cryptocurrencies to protect consumersThe UK government has said it stands ready to empower Britain’s financial regulator to oversee all cryptocurrency assets, after a warning from MPs that bitcoin and other cryptocu…

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