In late may, the police of South Africa (South Africa) revealed a financial pyramid BTC Global, the organizers of which stole $ 80 million from 28 investors.
A lot of scams in Russia. According to the Central Bank in the first half of 2018 in the country, there were “dozens” of cryptocurrency pyramid schemes, in which the Russians invested on average from 80 to 100 thousand rubles. About it writes “RIA Novosti”.
How to steal investors ‘ money in Russia
The main source of disseminating information on fraudulent projects — advertising on the Internet. The victims of these companies are most often residents of large cities and Central regions, said the Director of the Department for combating unfair practices of the Bank of Russia Valery Lyakh.
A noticeable trend in recent years is to attract funds of investors in pyramid schemes based on imaginary investments in pseudocamptodactyly. It has dozens of pyramids. The amounts that people invest in pyramid schemes, in the range of 30-50 thousand rubles, pseudocamptodactyly usually the price tag is higher. We notice usually pseudocamptodactyly in the amount of 80-100 thousand rubles.
According to the Telegraph, for the first six months of this year, the regulator has identified 82 of the financial pyramid, some of which are used for fraudulent activity digital assets.
This is a worldwide practice. In our country too there are stories, and they are common. We had a pyramid, when the purchase of Apple technology for a fraction of its value to raise money and built the pyramids. For example, offers the iPhone for 20 percent, if the person brought four more, and they – the following four. Such pyramids are tens.
The representative of the Central Bank said that the regulator plans to actively fight fraudulent schemes by opening regional departments to identify unscrupulous practices. Let’s see if it can work with a niche of a crypt.
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