Bitcoin scams have inevitably emerged. Phishing and other scams involving Bitcoin have come to light as more people have begun using the cryptocurrency. As cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin grow in popularity, so too will the number of scams associated with them.
Bitcoin exchange scams have been occurring, as have a number of Bitcoin mining investment scams that turned out to be Ponzi schemes.
Another form of Bitcoin scam or Bitcoin-related scams is the promise of exchange for competing cryptocurrencies that have no value or may not exist. Malware scams involving Bitcoin have also been occurring.
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