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Liberty Reserve: Down, gone, shut down?

Website merely under maintenance? Entirely gone? Or shut down by the government? These are the questions owners of Liberty Reserve accounts are asking, now that the official site is currently inaccessible. As of this writing, Liberty Reserve’s official site (www.libertyreserve.com) shows a “Webpage Not Available”

A Happy Slip video, brought to you by Xoom.com

Money transfer company Xoom.com teamed up with Christine Gambito, better known as Happy Slip, to come up with a funny sketch about a grandmother's problem and how Xoom, of course, solves it.  In the video entitled Lola in Trouble, the characters — all played by

Is the end of e-gold near?

A US Federal Grand Jury indicted last week e-gold Ltd. and Gold & Silver Reserve, Inc. on charges of money laundering, operating an unlicensed money transmitter business, and conspiracies to commit both offenses. The US government has either seized or frozen the funds of large

E-gold wants to know which country you are in

Online payment currency e-gold now wants users to add the appropriate Country to the Point of Contact section. If you just recently logged in to your e-gold account, you will see the note, "Please select the appropriate Country in your Point of Contact data" Screenshot

Video Tutorial: How to open an egold account

E-gold, or egold, is an electronic currency (e-currency) backed by actual gold bars in storage by Gold & Silver Reserve Inc. under e-gold Ltd. It is a widely used online payment method in addition to PayPal. Here's a quick step-by-step guide on how to register

Scammers, beware! Egold is out to get you

Is it the end for scammers, money launderers, terrorists, child pornographers, and credit card thieves now that E-gold announced they are cooperating with the authorities in hunting down these scumbugs? E-gold's announcement was published in an article posted in Wired.com: The founder of PayPal competitor