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Free Bitcoin: Major US Fast Food Chain Chipotle Giving Away $100K in BTC to Celebrate National Burrito Day

Chipotle Mexican Grill says it is giving away bitcoin and free burritos to celebrate National Burrito Day. The company has created a game where each participant will have 10 tries to guess a valid six-digit code for a chance to win a free burrito or up to $25,000 in bitcoin. Free Burritos and Bitcoin Giveaway Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced Tuesday that “it will give away $100,000 in free burritos and $100,000 in bitcoin to celebrate National Burrito Day on April 1.” According to QSR Magazine’s annual ranking of fast-food chains in the U.S., Chipotle is the 11th largest…

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Tampa Teen Arrested In Latest Twitter “BitCon” Attack

A Tampa teen along with two others got arrested in the latest devastating Twitter hack attack as we reported in the previous crypto news. The mastermind behind the attack is a 17-year old boy, Graham Clark from Tampa, Florida. Clark was arrested for launching the Twitter hack attack and gathering $120,000 worth of BTC during the first few hours of the scam. It’s unclear whether he will face 30 felony charges alone or he was cooperating with the other two who were arrested, according to the police reports. Tampa Teen Allegedly Involved In The Latest Twitter Hack (Source: Decrypt) A…

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Popular Indian Youtube Channel Hacked to Promote Bitcoin Giveaway Scam

Following the massive Twitter breach that saw many high-profile accounts tweet about a bitcoin giveaway, a popular Indian Youtuber now claims that his Youtube channel was hacked for the same purpose. Hackers replaced some content in Carry Minati’s videos to promote a bitcoin giveaway. Popular Indian Youtube Channel Taken Over to Promote Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Ajey Nagar, also known by his channel name Carry Minati, announced on social media Friday that his Youtube channel with 6.7 million subscribers was hacked. “My channel Carryislive has been hacked, need immediate assistance,” Minati tweeted to Youtube India. Besides the gaming channel Carryislive, Nagar…

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1,000 People Had Access to Twitter ‘God Mode’ — 130 Accounts Targeted by Hackers

More than 1,000 Twitter employees and contractors reportedly had access to Twitter’s “God mode” earlier this year, before the recent large-scale hack that saw many high-profile accounts tweet about a bitcoin giveaway. Twitter has confirmed that 130 accounts were targeted, and hackers accessed the private messages of 36 accounts. Over 1,000 People With ‘God Mode’ Access to Twitter Following the recent hack that saw high-profile accounts tweet about a bitcoin giveaway scam, many have raised the question of how many people have access to Twitter’s “God mode,” as some call it. Reuters reported Friday that the number of people with…

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Steve Wozniak Files Lawsuit Against YouTube Over Fake BTC Giveaways

The Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak files lawsuit against YouTube following Ripple’s example for not taking actions to prevent fake Bitcoin giveaways. In our cryptocurrency news today, we take a closer look. The increase in the number of fake bitcoin giveaways on Youtube that involve different celebrities pushed Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak to file a lawsuit against the YouTube platform and Google too. Fake BTC giveaways are a growing threat in the crypto industry as the scammers started live streaming videos pretending to be famous individuals or companies that offer doubling all BTC funds that the victims send to their addresses.…

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Steve Wozniak Sues Youtube, Google for Promoting Bitcoin Giveaway Scam — Youtube Denies Fault

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and 17 other victims have sued Youtube and Google for allowing, promoting, and profiting from bitcoin giveaway scams. However, Youtube insists that it is not at fault for scammers using its video-sharing platform for cryptocurrency giveaway scams and other fraudulent schemes. Steve Wozniak and 17 Victims Take Youtube and Google to Court Over Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Steve Wozniak and 17 other fraud victims have sued Youtube and its parent company, Google, over a bitcoin giveaway scam that has persisted on the popular video-sharing platform for many months. According to Tuesday’s filing with the Superior Court of…

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Twitter Sheds Light On Recent Platform Hack: Report

The social media giant Twitter sheds light on the recent hack that got many high-profile accounts entangled in a fake bitcoin giveaway scam so let’s find out more in the latest cryptocurrency news. Twitter accounts that belonged to some prominent individuals and celebrities such as Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and many more, were hacked by hackers that gained access to internal content moderation tools. The scam was posted requesting BTC in order to give back double the amount. The news went global in an instant and the uninformed detractors of crypto blamed Bitcoin again but the markets didn’t…

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Here’s How to Check If a Bitcoin Address Is a Scam

With the rapid rise in the number of bitcoin scams, there are easy ways to check if a bitcoin address has been reported as being used by scammers, such as in fake bitcoin giveaways. You can also easily report any bitcoin address associated with a scam. Check the ‘Bitcoin Abuse’ Database The number of bitcoin scams has been rapidly rising. Many of them ask people to send bitcoin to the addresses they provide, such as bitcoin giveaway scams that promise to double the amount of bitcoin you send. The great Twitter hack last week, for example, had many high-profile accounts…

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