Investors of the BTC Global cryptocurrency scheme lost more than $ 50 million in bitcoins

Investors of the BTC Global cryptocurrency scheme lost more than $ 50 million in bitcoins

As much as $50 million may have been lost by an international group of investors after putting their money into a bitcoin investment group called BTC Global.
Brit held in bitcoin laundering scheme could get 5 years in prison

Brit held in bitcoin laundering scheme could get 5 years in prison

The Public Prosecutor demanded 5 years in prison against a 38-year-old British man accused of laundering around 11.5 million euros in bitcoins between 2014 and ...
 'Satoshi' Craig Wright Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

'Satoshi' Craig Wright Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

Craig Wright, the nChain chief scientist who previously claimed to be the pseudonymous bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued for a whopping $10 billio...
 Korea Investigates 20 Public Companies for Using Crypto Claims to Boost Share Prices

Korea Investigates 20 Public Companies for Using Crypto Claims to Boost Share Prices

The South Korean financial authorities are investigating 20 publicly listed companies for unfairly using cryptocurrency claims to boost their share prices. Cryp...
Coinbase Informs 13K Affected Customers Of Imminent Data Handover To IRS

Coinbase Informs 13K Affected Customers Of Imminent Data Handover To IRS

US-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase sent an official notice Friday, Feb. 23 to approximately 13,000 of its customers whose information ...
U.S. Arrests Operator of Shuttered Bitcoin Investment Platform

U.S. Arrests Operator of Shuttered Bitcoin Investment Platform

The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking...
Customer Tries to Withdraw $20 Trillion in Crypto Exchange Zaif

Customer Tries to Withdraw $20 Trillion in Crypto Exchange Zaif

The Zaif exchange run by Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp. saw the brief glitch last week which enabled traders to make crypto purchases for free, according to Reut...
BitGrail Vs. Nano: Who Is Responsible For the $150 Million Theft?

BitGrail Vs. Nano: Who Is Responsible For the $150 Million Theft?

On February 8 2018, 15 million Raiblocks, the former native currency of the Nano network, were stolen from Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail.
Police question Japanese man over Coincheck cryptocurrency theft

Police question Japanese man over Coincheck cryptocurrency theft

Police have questioned a Japanese man in connection with last month's massive theft of cryptocurrency from digital currency exchange operator Coincheck Inc., a ...
U.S., UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware

U.S., UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware

More than 4,200 sites were infected with a malicious version of a widely used tool known as Browsealoud from British software maker Texthelp, which reads out we...
Italian Exchange BitGrail Exchange Claimed Bancruptcy After Losing Cryptocurrency Worth $170 Milllion

Italian Exchange BitGrail Exchange Claimed Bancruptcy After Losing Cryptocurrency Worth $170 Milllion

The exchange said that it has informed authorities, and that it didn’t believe any other currencies it holds were affected. It did say, however, that it was sus...
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