Block Climbing podcast: Ukrainian crypto scams & blockchain true crime
What a week to launch a crypto podcast! In the inaugural episode of Block Climbing, Tegan and Tim talk about the impact crypto has had on Russia's invasion of Ukraine - from helping Russian oligarchs to get around sanctions to allowing Ukrainian citizens to access critical supplies.
But this week has also seen plenty of war-related crypto scams pop up. So we deep dive on how to spot one and what you can do to protect your coins.
And if you're after something a little spicy, Tegan also tells the story of how the blockchain was used to solve a crime...
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Show notes and sources: Ukrainian crypto scams & blockchain true crime
- This episode was recorded on March 3. Some numbers may have changed since, especially in regards to crypto donations to the Ukrainian war effort
- Elon Musk really did send Starlink satellites and terminals to Ukraine off the back of a tweet. Tegan explains it here
- Australians lose over $70 million to bogus investment opportunities (ACCC)
- How to help the people of Ukraine from Australia (Finder)