Tag Archives: China

Crypto Scams Continue Apace

Cryptocurrency publications are noting that “exit scams” are continuing to cost investors significant coin. The linked website (below) notes a fintech analysis that these frauds have stolen over $96 million, with about $67 million taken in the past 2 weeks. … Continue reading

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Ex(?)-Gangster Crowdfunding ICO

Why rob a bank when the crowd will send you money for nothing? The South China Morning Post out of Hong Kong reports: “Former Macau triad gangster “Broken Tooth” Wan Kuok-koi has partnered with a mysterious Beijing firm to back … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Fly Scammed Students Home From China

Crowdfunding is paying for a group of South African teenagers who have been detained by the Peoples Republic of China government to fly home. The group was recruited by Owen Wang, who claimed to represent Sanda Youth International. He “enticed … Continue reading

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Chinese Hi-Pee Does It All – Really?

This falls into the category of “I don’t think so.” If Theranos couldn’t do it, would you crowdfund a small Chinese built device that supposedly can “perform 14 kinds of health tests for protein, glucose, pH, occult blood, WBC count, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Documentary Accuses Apple

The documentary that Apple doesn’t want you to see began as a crowdfunded project on Indiegogo. “Complicit” raised $45,669 as of December 16, 2014. The film covers the use of dangerous chemicals by Apple contractors and sub-contractors that has allegedly … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Democrats Crowdfund To Investigate Former CEO

The Democratic Party of Hong Kong is crowdfunding its “Wolf Hunting Action,” an investigation into the $50 million payment to Leung Chun-ying by UGL Limited, an Australian engineering firm, in conjunction with its takeover of DTZ Holdings, a UK-listed real … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Release US Student From Chinese Jail

Montanans (Montanians?) are crowdfunding today to raise $8,000 in order to free a University student from a Chinese jail. Guthrie McLean was arrested Sunday in Zhengzhou, a small town about 500 miles southwest of Beijing. “He’s accused of attacking and … Continue reading

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