The higher the value of Bitcoin the more energy people will use in order to compete for it during the mining process.
It’s been happening at least since April 2013; it appeared on Scam Watch; and a number of internet hosting providers have reached out to their customers, over the last 12 months, to let them know about it. Australian company Domain Register Pty Ltd are known for their very dodgy, but some would say very successful inbound revenue generating campaigns.
Nothing in this world angers me more than someone fronting as a charity to dupe people out of their money. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence. The latest fraudster to roam our shores is someone who has used at least two separate monikers in attempts to extract money from Australian companies. The unknown culprit is specifically targeting ecommerce startups and small businesses.
It’s a new financial year and scammers have come out of the dark to prey on small business operators – once again.