Tag Archives: fraud
- The Kama insight series “Fighting fraud in user acquisition”
March 15, 2017
This is a guest contribution by Sam Forrest of KamaGames. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. It is unsurprising that with over 1.5 million apps currently available via the Play Store and App Store that it is becoming more...
- Trendon Shavers pleads guilty to first-of-its-kind Bitcoin Ponzi scheme
September 22, 2015
The founder of Bitcoin Savings & Trust is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of securities fraud on Monday. Trendon Shavers, 33, admitted to defrauding investors after raising an estimated $4.5 million worth of bitcoins while operating BS&T, Bloomberg reported. Shavers’ case is...
- Marcel Luske and The Fight Against Fraud in the Poker Industry
February 12, 2015
Former PokerStars Team Pro, Marcel Luske, intends to tighten up security in the poker industry and will use his new company Fortified-ID Holdings limited and their nonClonableID product to achieve their goal. “U really think there is no fraud in the poker industry? R U 100% sure?” Those are the...
- Payment and Fraud Trends in 2015
January 22, 2015
Yuval Ziv, COO at payments technologies provider SafeCharge, takes a look at some of the payment trends and challenges which companies trading online in 2015 will face and how to combat them. The payments world is rapidly advancing technologically and globally, giving rise to many future payment possibilities for users...
- Poker Cheat Darren Woods Sentenced to 15-Months Behind Bars
January 19, 2015
Former World Series of Poker bracelet winner Darren Woods has been sentenced to 15-months behind bars for his online poker crimes. A former World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner has been sentenced to 15-months behind bars, and ordered to pay back £1 million to the organizations, and players, that...
- Darren Woods Faces 10 Years in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Online Poker Fraud Offences
October 27, 2014
The former 888Poker sponsored pro, PokerStrategy coach and World Series of Poker bracelet winner Darren Woods faces a maximum jail term of 10 years, after pleading guilty to fraud offences linked to online gambling. The case of Darren Woods, 29, and his father Morteza Gharoon, 56, has taken a dramatic...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013