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PokerStars legend Isai Scheinberg finally surrenders to US authorities – how payment processors were held accountable for facilitating illegal gaming!

Binary options have been prohibited in almost all jurisdictions since 2018. The legal review of the illegal and fraudulent binary options is in many aspects…

Investor Alert – The WorldMarkets broker scheme may be operated by former Blue Trading perpetrators

We were informed that the perpetrators behind the Blue Trading Scam may be working with a new scheme. This is believed to be the Online-AI-Trading Broker WorldMarkets. Many victims of Blue Trading in our EFRI channel and in TrustPilot are convinced that these are the perpetrators' new clothes. Hence, we have taken a closer look and are warning investors against this scheme. Regardless of whether or not these are the same people who were behind the Blue Trading Scam. WorldMarkets is a dangerous scam in our view.

Yukom Scheme – The role of Shalom Peretz and why the BinaryOnline and Finarix scam broker sites are still online

In the US, the Yukom scheme is being prosecuted in court both by US prosecutors and by the regulator U.S Commodity and Futures Exchange Commission (CFTC). The former CEO of the Israeli binary options scheme Yukom, the Israeli Lee Elbaz, was sentenced in December 2019 for binary options fraud to 22 years in prison and a $28 million restitution payment. The two beneficial owners of the scheme, Yossi Herzog and Kobi Cohen, were also indicted by U.S. attorneys but remain at large. Their current whereabouts are unknown to FinTelegram. Currently, the role of the alleged Israeli co-conspirator Shalom Peretz and the scheme's Bulgarian activities are being questioned by the authorities.

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