Google files lawsuit against alleged crypto scammers 

Google filed a complaint against a group of alleged scammers on Thursday.

The complaint, filed in the Southern District of New York, claims that the accused “conducted their version of the Fraud Scheme by socially engineering and conning victims into ‘investing’ in apps, available on Google Play and through other means, that purported to be cryptocurrency exchanges and other investment platforms.”

The complaint names Yunfeng Sun and Hongnam Cheung as well as their aliases Alphonse Sun, Zhang Hongnim and Stanford Fischer. 

“Defendants created fraudulent apps that purported to be legitimate cryptocurrency exchanges and investment platforms, and made them available on Google…

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