The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) is continuing to warn citizens about the associated risks of dealing with cryptocurrencies after identifying seven new scam websites. In today’s warning, FSMA says it has “continued to receive new complaints of consumers who have invested in cryptocurrencies through these trading platforms.” The newly identified websites are as follows: www.bearsmarkets.com www.btckingdom.com www.directco-invest.com www.maisonducoins.net www.novoplacement.com www.ripae-homine.com www.tribelylimited.com The regulator explains the modus operandi of many of these scams, noting how they typically offer prospective customers the opportunity to make “secure, easy, and very lucrative” investments. “They [the scam operators] try to inspire confidence…

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