Cardano Foundation just warned the community about bad actors and all kinds of scams in the crypto space.
Check out the tweet that they posted below.
Be aware that bad actors are now using highly sophisticated methods to impersonate the Cardano Foundation, like duplicating our website. Always be vigilant that you are visiting the real URLs. No Cardano entity will ever ask you to transfer funds https://t.co/TJFdpNDF9K
— Cardano Foundation (@CardanoStiftung) November 19, 2020
The team behind Cardano continued and told followers this:
We’ve noticed that fraudulent activity is on the rise. Stay vigilante, and learn how to identify them with our latest post on how to stay safe from sophisticated scams. https://t.co/OzAkwMZcHT
— Cardano Foundation (@CardanoStiftung) November 20, 2020
There’s a rise of fraudulent activity
In the official blog post, the team wrote the following:
“the Cardano Foundation reminds our valued community to remain extremely vigilant in light of a recent rise of fraudulent activity targeting ada holders.”
The same notes continued and reveal that “The level of sophistication involved in this most recent fraudulent scheme makes it incredibly difficult to detect. While our team works very hard to deplatform these sites, we would like to share further details with you so you may avoid them.”
Cardano Foundation also addresses the latest issues that have been found: “In the most recent scheme, bad actors have convincingly duplicated the https://cardanofoundation.org/ 6 website in an attempt to promote a scam.”
We recommend that you check out the complete blog post in order to learn more details.
In other recent news, you should also check out Cardano’s latest announcement that the Cardano Foundation dropped on Twitter.
Check out the first issue of our Community Developer Spotlight where we will feature the fantastic work our community does every month. Our first issue highlights https://t.co/xyHgnSxeyd and https://t.co/83kvNdXpDM. Learn more about them and our Spotlight https://t.co/jU8cKzjH2v pic.twitter.com/Ok4kQN2IUz
— Cardano Foundation (@CardanoStiftung) November 18, 2020
Stay tuned for more news.