Star UK business names used to promote cryptocurrency scam

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In a classic example of social engineering, well-known names from the BBC’s Dragons’ Den TV series and others are being used to advertise a cryptocurrency scam. Websites claiming to offer cryptocurrency investments are using images and false recommendations from prominent individuals including Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones from Dragons’ Den, and Martin Lewis, the founder of, without their consent. If you’re in the UK you may have seen these ads served on BetaNews a few days ago, though we reported them to AdWords as soon as we became aware. Clicking on an ad takes you to a page made…

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