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13-Year-Old Bitcoin Kidnapping Victim Found Safe

A young 13-old-year boy who had been kidnapped last Sunday in South Africa has been found safe and sound. His kidnappers had demanded a Bitcoin ransom of roughly $120,000. There is...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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P2P Marketplace Paxful Powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency...

Paxful, the P2P finance platform, is powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria, to help spur local startups in the crypto ecosystem. Cryptocurrency...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Can Blockchain Save Movies from Online Piracy?

A new startup claims that blockchain technology and cryptocurrency can save movies from online piracy, but is this realistic? There are a lot of banes that the film industry has to...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Power Utility Heightens Security Due to Angry Crypto Mining Operators

The Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) in Washington state is heightening its security over fears of angry Bitcoin mining operators who are being shut down. As some countries...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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P2P Exchange Paxful Believes Africa Poised to Become Next Big Bitcoin...

While Bitcoin is scorching hot in Asia, P2P finance exchanges like Paxful realize that Africa is poised to become the next big market for Bitcoin. Bitcoin has certainly taken the world...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Love Turns Ugly as Woman Arrested for Bitcoin Murder-For-Hire Plot

A woman in Illinois is facing up to 20 years in prison for a Bitcoin murder-for-hire plot she put in place against the wife of the man she had an affair with. Love can make people do...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Paxful Understands Bitcoin Is a Steadying Influence in Developing...

Paxful, the cryptocurrency P2P finance platform, realizes the key role Bitcoin plays in providing a steadying influence to developing markets, such as Africa or South America, that...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Crooked Cops Nabbed in Bitcoin Extortion Scheme

A group of police officers in India have been arrested for an alleged Bitcoin extortion plot where they kidnapped and beat a businessman for his cryptocurrency. It seems that crimes...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Crypto Marketplace Paxful Helps Nigerians Avoid Bitcoin Scams

Bitcoin scams are common in Nigeria, but people are finding ways to avoid them. Paxful, the P2P finance platform, works overtime to help them avoid such scams. The early days of the...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Embezzled PayPal Funds Laundered into Bitcoins via Online Game

Law enforcement in the UK confiscated almost 10 bitcoins from a PayPal scammer who laundered his embezzled loot through the Second Life online game. Far too often, the media and...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Paxful Celebrates News of Noted South African Business School...

Paxful knows that Bitcoin in Africa is making a difference, as is evident by a South African business school now accepting the virtual currency for tuition. There are a number of...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
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Paxful is Leading the Charge of P2P Finance Against Centralized...

Peer-to-peer finance is heralding an economic revolution, and Paxful is leading its charge against centralized financial institutions. The world is changing despite the fact that a...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago

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