China: Man Gets 3.5 Years in Jail for Stealing Train Power to Mine Bitcoin, Local Media

China: Man Gets 3.5 Years in Jail for Stealing Train Power to Mine Bitcoin, Local Media

A man in China has been been sentenced to three and a half years in jail for stealing power from a train station to fuel his Bitcoin (BTC) mining operations, lo...
 France Accuses Intelligence Agent of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

France Accuses Intelligence Agent of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

A French security official was arrested last week on charges of selling state secrets on the dark web and accepting bitcoin in return, local media sources repor...
Founder of Crypto Exchange OKEx Allegedly Detained on Crypto Fraud Charges in China

Founder of Crypto Exchange OKEx Allegedly Detained on Crypto Fraud Charges in China

Star Xu, the founder of exchange services provider OKCoin and the world’s second-largest crypto exchange OKEx, has allegedly been detained in China in relation ...
Thailand AML Watchdog Plans to Seize Bitcoin from Criminal Proceeds

Thailand AML Watchdog Plans to Seize Bitcoin from Criminal Proceeds

Thailand’s anti-money laundering agency is considering sealing a loophole that has seen cybercriminals face every other consequence for their actions except hav...
In Colorado, an Investigation is Opened Against Three Cryptocurrency Companies

In Colorado, an Investigation is Opened Against Three Cryptocurrency Companies

The authorized representative in matters of securities in Colorado, Gerald Roem, announced the beginning of an investigation that will be conducted over three c...
South Korean Authorities Investigate iInvestment Fraud Involving Shinil Group

South Korean Authorities Investigate iInvestment Fraud Involving Shinil Group

South Korean authorities are investigating possible investment fraud in Seoul, with the participation of Shinil Group as a key figure. Allegedly, the Shinil Gro...
Crypto Mining CEO Said to Disappear With $35 Million In Funds

Crypto Mining CEO Said to Disappear With $35 Million In Funds

The chief executive of a cryptocurrency mining startup has reportedly disappeared with $35 million in client investments, Newsweek reported Monday.
BitFunder Founder Pleads Guilty to Charges of Fraud and Obstruction of Justice

BitFunder Founder Pleads Guilty to Charges of Fraud and Obstruction of Justice

The operator of now defunct Bitcoin (BTC) stock exchange BitFunder has pleaded guilty to federal charges of obstruction of justice and securities fraud, Reuters...
The Minister of the Interior of Japan Denies His Involvement in the Investigation of Cryptocurrency Crimes

The Minister of the Interior of Japan Denies His Involvement in the Investigation of Cryptocurrency Crimes

Seiko Noda, who is Japan's interior minister, denies having any involvement in a government investigation into unregistered crypto exchanges operating in the co...
One of the Creators of Silk Road Agreed to Extradition to the US

One of the Creators of Silk Road Agreed to Extradition to the US

One of the developers of Silk Road, an anonymous trading platform operating on the Tor network from 2011 to 2013, agreed to extradite to the United States of Am...
India's Ruling Party Accused of Involvement in 'Mega Bitcoin Scam'

India's Ruling Party Accused of Involvement in 'Mega Bitcoin Scam'

The Indian National Congress (INC) party, the largest political party in the nation, is accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of money laundering thro...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Sues an Attorney Company

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Sues an Attorney Company

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against the New York federal court, accusing the Nevada lawyer, as well as his company, of illeg...
Crypto-Related Crimes to Exceed All Other Cyberattacks in 2018, Says Israeli Expert

Crypto-Related Crimes to Exceed All Other Cyberattacks in 2018, Says Israeli Expert

According to an expert at the Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), crypto-related crimes would exceed the number of all other cy...
From the Bithumb Crypto Exchange were Stolen 31 Million Dollars

From the Bithumb Crypto Exchange were Stolen 31 Million Dollars

One of the largest exchanges of South Korea - Bithumb, suspends the operations of entering and withdrawing funds after hackers managed to steal a cryptocurrency...
Nalin Kotadia was Claimed Guilty in the Bitcoin Embezzlement Case

Nalin Kotadia was Claimed Guilty in the Bitcoin Embezzlement Case

The Indian court declared former member of the Legislative Assembly Nalina Kotadia guilty of the case of extorting Bitcoin in the amount of 1.3 million US dolla...
Bronx Biker Gang Members Charged in $2 Million Ether Kidnapping

Bronx Biker Gang Members Charged in $2 Million Ether Kidnapping

Last year in November, 35 year old Louis Meza kidnapped his friend with the help of three gang members to steal the victim’s crypto holdings. In December 2017, ...
Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet T...
Bitcoin-transactions Allowed to Identify the Drug Dealer in DarkNet

Bitcoin-transactions Allowed to Identify the Drug Dealer in DarkNet

A French citizen pleaded guilty to selling drugs via DarkNet, after the police managed to trace criminal activity through bitcoin-transactions. According to Ble...
Illegal Mining in Japan

Illegal Mining in Japan

The Japanese police began investigating the case of illegal mining using the Coinhive service. In law enforcement bodies it is suspected that a group of intrude...
Founders of Centra Tech face 20 years in prison

Founders of Centra Tech face 20 years in prison

The morning began with very umpleasant news for the founders of Centra Tech news.
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