The Shiba Inu community has recently been targeted by fraudulent emails circulating in the space. Shibarmy Scam Alerts, a Twitter account dedicated to protecting against fraud and bad actors, has issued a warning to the community, urging them to refrain from opening these deceptive messages. The team behind Shibarmy Scam Alerts emphasized the importance of verifying the legitimacy of the content by contacting the sender directly using verified contact methods. They advised against responding to or clicking on any links in these emails until their safety has been confirmed.
Ragnar, the Shiba Inu Telegram Admin, also raised concerns about misleading information originating from an unofficial LinkedIn account. Ragnar clarified that SHIB does not have an official presence on LinkedIn, cautioning the community to be skeptical of any information originating from this fraudulent source. This warning serves as a reminder to exercise caution and verify the authenticity of information received from unofficial channels.
According to Ragnar, managers from various cryptocurrency exchanges have received offers to list SHIB on the Fantom (FTM) chain. However, it is important to note that SHIB does not have an official version on the Fantom chain. This revelation underscores the need for users to exercise due diligence when evaluating potential investments and to rely on accurate and verified information from official sources.
Shibarium’s Marketing Strategist, LUCIE, advises individuals to exercise caution and conduct thorough research before engaging with the Shiba Inu ecosystem. This warning is in response to fraudsters misusing the Shiba Inu logo or the name of the layer-2 scaling solution in their malicious projects. To protect themselves from falling victim to scams, users should be wary of any projects that claim affiliation with Shiba Inu and verify the legitimacy of the projects they engage with.
Shibarmy Scam Alerts also highlights the importance of being cautious when connecting cryptocurrency wallets to decentralized applications (Dapps) of unknown origin. Scammers have become increasingly crafty, creating Dapps that look nearly identical to the original ones associated with popular memecoins such as Shiba Inu, Bone ShibaSwap, and Doge Killer. Users should exercise caution and carefully scrutinize any Dapps before interacting with them to avoid potential risks and scams.
Shiba Inu developer Kaal Dhairya advises against trading the SHIB-related token Calcium (CAL). Dhairya clarifies that CAL was created solely for the purpose of minting and renouncing BONE and will not hold any future value. This warning serves as a reminder to investors to thoroughly research and understand the purpose and potential of tokens before participating in any trading activities.
The Shiba Inu community should remain vigilant and skeptical of any unsolicited or suspicious emails, as well as unofficial sources of information. Verifying the legitimacy of content and relying on official channels for accurate information is crucial to protect oneself from fraud and scams. Additionally, exercising caution when interacting with Dapps and thoroughly researching tokens before trading can help mitigate potential risks. By staying informed and cautious, the Shiba Inu community can navigate the cryptocurrency space more safely and confidently.