Tag: Hoax

New PBoC “Regulatory Measures Against Bitcoin” Turn out to be a Hoax

The entire cryptocurrency world got a rather surprising scare last week. Rumor had it the Chinese central bank would be introducing even more Bitcoin regulation. Some sources mentioned the government was looking to restrict access to foreign exchanges altogether. It now turns out this was a pure hoax, as someone had hacked into the central bank’s mailbox to issue a fake email. It’s a very worrisome development, as it hints not only …
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Poloniex Owners Making a Bank Run, Says 4Chaner

There have been a few fake posts in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency recently. Things need to be taken with many grains of salt, especially when it comes to news originating from 4Chan. One recent post on the site claimed that the Poloniex exchange was on the brink of insolvency. There is no real evidence to back up such a claim, but it is still worth looking into regardless. The Poloniex Insolvency Hoax Is …
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Top 4 Profiles That Are Not Satoshi Nakamoto

Over the years, it has become apparent that a lot of people want to find out who the creator of Bitcoin is. So far, we only know this person, or group, by the Satoshi Nakamoto pseudonym. A lot of times the media speculated as to who may be behind the pseudonym, but they have been wrong every time so far. Below you will find a list of wild speculations related …
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