Elon Musk impersonators make bank as crypto scammers’ profits surge

The United States Federal Trade Commission has found that crypto scammers’ profits spiked in the last two months, noting a surge in fraudulent impersonators posing as prominent figures associated with digital assets, such as Elon Musk.

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Twitter loses its mind over rapper’s ‘$1M Bitcoin giveaway’ … worth $11 each

Cash App, the Bitcoin-friendly payments application from U.S. financial services company Square, has teamed up with Grammy-nominated rapper Megan Thee Stallion on a $1 million Bitcoin giveaway.
Megan announced the promotional campaign via Twitter on Dec. 17.

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‘I got Bitcoin!’ — trick-or-treaters rewarded with crypto

While many children dressed as ghosts, goblins, and witches last night may have been disappointed to find an inedible thin piece of cardboard left out in a goodie bag, a lucky few recognized the treat as a Bitcoin prize. 
According to an Oct.

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95% of winners in China’s CBDC lottery spent digital yuan prizes

The vast majority of China’s $1.5 million digital yuan lottery winners have received and spent their “red packets” of digital yuan.
As of Oct. 18, a total of 47,573 out of 50,000 lottery winners in China have received their prizes, Shenzhen authorities officially announced on Sunday.

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Shenzhen to hand out 10 million digital yuan in currency giveaway

The major Chinese city of Shenzhen is launching a pilot program to promote the digital yuan with a public giveaway.
In collaboration with the country’s central bank, Shenzhen is planning to distribute a total of 10 million digital yuan ($1.

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