Bcash scam alert

Scammers are developing an altcoin with the same name as Bcash
07 August 2017   2677

Is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen

The Bitcoin blockchain hard fork finally happened: SegWit opponents launched a user-activated hard fork (UAHF) to create Bitcoin Cash, a cryptocurrency competing with Bitcoin. 

However, the vast majority of the community is still confused by the abbreviation to use in order to refer to the brand new cryptocurrency: whether it is BCC, BCH, BTX, Bcash, etc.

Bitcoin Cash

A new cryptocurrency representing a hard-forked version of Bitcoin, different from it in the blocksize limits

Thus, as Vitalik Buterin notices on his Twitter, it is profitable to create a cryptocurrency with the name like this in such a situation: 

A great deal of jokes has been played upon the Bitcoin Cash abbreviation:

Bitcoin Cash abbreviation debates on Vitalik Buterin's Twitter account Bitcoin Cash abbreviation debates on Vitalik Buterin's Twitter account


Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography

Thus, as the report on Bcash (referring to the Bitcoin and Zcach collaboration) argues, "Bcash is a new cryptocurrency that uses the existing Bitcoin ledger combined with Zcash privacy technology" and it is to be launched in the first quarter of 2018. The authors of the article also claim that Bcash is not related to Bitcoin Cash by any means and it is the entirely different project. The Bcash developers also warn their potential customers:

There are a number of scammers trying to cash in on the Bcash name. Be very cautious of anyone using the ‘Bcash’ name at this time. Bcash is not available for purchase or sale at this time.

Bcash team

A popular Internet-resource @WhalePanda also sheds light upon such a problem by retweeting this post concerning some scams alert as soon as scammers, of course, did not hesitate to take their chance to confuse people even more and make some profit of it: 

Whether Bcash is scammers' tricks or a real new cryptocurrency, as always, remains to be seen. The only thing known for sure is that the community has to finally come up with the single idea about Bitcoin Cash abbreviation to avoid the mass confusion. 

Binance to Spread Crypto Fiat Wings

The list of upcoming jurisdictions was found by the Block
18 January 2019   62

The Block has gained access to the list of jurisdictions in which the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance intends to launch fiat trading platforms. The latter use technology Binance, but will be separate legal entities.

Alleged Binance New Operation Jurisdictions
Alleged Binance New Operation Jurisdictions

In 2019, the exchange allegedly intends to launch full-scale activities in Malta and in Singapore. At the same time, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Russia, Turkey and Argentina are in the plans.

Note that in October last year, such a platform appeared in Uganda, and just a few days ago - on the island of Jersey.