Suspected bitcoin scammers have hacked Twitter accounts of major corporations and famous people including Apple, Uber Bill Gates and Elon Musk on Wednesday in an attempt to get people to transfer cryptocurrency.Other accounts belonging to Coinbase, Binance, Gemini, Kraken, Binance’s CEO CZ, Gemini, Kucoin, Gate .io, Coindesk, Tron, Justin Sun and Charlee Lee all tweeted links to a site claiming to be giving away bitcoin — all you had to do was send a little its way, first.A tweet sent from the account of Gates, the software mogul and the world’s second-wealthiest person, promised to double all payments sent to his bitcoin address for the next 30 minutes.Cybersecurity news platform The Hacker News said the bitcoin account involved had already received nearly $100,000.The tweets were however deleted after several minutes.Twitter says it is investigating the issue, which Bloomberg reports to have caused 2.3% decline in post market.
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) last week botched the transfer of N25 million from a locally based bank account and a $220,000 from an international account with the arrest of a 7-man fraud syndicate based in Lagos. The arrest of the gang leader, Osita Nwafor, alias Ossy, 45, facilitated the arrest of six […]
The Oyo State Police Command has announced the escape of a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who was arrested in connection with the ritual killings of people at the Akinyele area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The State Commissioner of Police, Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, made this known on Sunday in a statement by Public Relations Officer […]
The Kano State Police Command on Thursday, August 20, rescued a 55-year-old Nigerian man, Murtala Muhammad, at Kofar Fada in Rogo Local Government Area of the state. According to reports, Muhammad, was rescued after being locked up in a room by his father for 30 years. He was locked up due to a mental illness […]