Fraud Prevention Class

More and more people are participating in cryptocurrency transactions with the rapid development of the Blockchain industry. However, some new users don’t know enough about cryptocurrency transactions so that they are defrauded by scammers and provide their private keys and mnemonics to scammers, which causes the loss of assets. For protecting the security of users’ digital assets, TokenPocket lists the scams commonly used by scammers in the Telegram group.

Scam №1 — Impersonating TokenPocket customer service in order to ask the user to pay the fee of solving the problem

This kind of fraud occurred in the Telegram community first. The scammer lies as a TokenPocket admin to help users solve the problem in the Telegram community, but the premise is that user needs to pay the service fee to the scammer first. After the user pays the fee, the scammer will cut off contact with the user.

Scam №2 — Impersonating TokenPocket Telegram Community Admin to cheat‌

After joining the Telegram community of the TokenPocket wallet, users will automatically receive a warning message to guard against scams, but this still cannot attract all users’ attention. Scammers usually set the same nickname and avatar as the Telegram community administrator to allow users to fill out the form. The form may contain information such as asking the user to submit the private key or mnemonic. The interface of the form may contain words such as TokenPocket (fake it as the real), which makes users to relax their vigilance and follow the layout of the scammer, and then users’ assets will be took by scammer. (There are also some scammers who use the sale of private equity shares of the project to commit fraud. More professional phishing websites will be created for WEB wallets to allow users to import or fill in their own private information, such as private key, mnemonics, etc.)

Scam №3 — Impersonating TokenPocket for airdrop scams‌

Scammers use the banner of official cooperation with the TokenPocket wallet to spread airdrop links with phishing or malicious programs. When users fill in the form, they may reveal private keys and mnemonics. Some links contain malicious programs that are maliciously authorized to steal user assets while the user is executing. This kind of technique has a certain degree of concealment, especially some highly imitation official pages.

In Conclusion

Don’t give your private key to anyone

Don’t give your mnemonic to anyone

TokenPocket Wallet is always in action for keeping your assets safe.

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