Staying safe in crypto is a never-ending battle, and a wide ranging topic. There is a lot of money to be made, and it can be done anonymously, which makes the space ideal for bad actors.
But with respects to staying safe researching crypto projects, there is really one Golden Rule:
Never fully trust information about a crypto project.
There are many, many ways for bad actors to try and trick you into sending money to their wallets. You have to stay vigilant!
Here are some of the ways we've seen spammers try and spoof crypto projects
- Creating duplicate websites at similar urls
- Creating false Discord, Twitter, and other social media accounts
This includes information found on Trendfo as well. We can't guarantee that all of the links on the site are going to be 100% accurate. If it looks or seems fishy, don't mint it.