Pump and Dumps in the Bitcoin Era: Real Time Detection of Cryptocurrency Market Manipulations

  title={Pump and Dumps in the Bitcoin Era: Real Time Detection of Cryptocurrency Market Manipulations},
  author={Massimo La Morgia and Alessandro Mei and Francesco Sassi and Julinda Stefa},
  journal={2020 29th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)},
In the last years, cryptocurrencies are increasingly popular. Even people who are not experts have started to invest in these securities and nowadays cryptocurrency exchanges process transactions for over 100 billion US dollars per month. However, many cryptocurrencies have low liquidity and therefore they are highly prone to market manipulation schemes.In this paper, we perform an in-depth analysis of pump and dump schemes organized by communities over the Internet. We observe how these… 

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