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New Jersey Man In Soup For Selling Bitcoin Worth $2 Million

New Jersey resident William Green faces up to 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for selling $2 million worth of Bitcoin online. The Justice Department Lays Down the Hammer On...

Eustace Cryptus | 4 weeks ago
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EXMO Crypto-Analyst Pavel Lerner On His Kidnapping and Life...

In late 2017, news from Ukraine made headlines across numerous cryptocurrency-related media around the world. The lead analyst of the major cryptocurrency exchange EXMO Pavel Lerner...

Bitcoinist | 1 month ago
Norwegian Man Stabbed to Death After Conducting Bitcoin for Cash Trade in Person
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Norwegian Man Stabbed to Death After Conducting Bitcoin for Cash...

An unfortunate man in Norway was murdered over what appears to be a Bitcoin trade gone wrong.  P2P Gone Wrong? What appears to be a trade gone wrong has resulted in the tragic loss of...

Eustace Cryptus | 10 months ago
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DEA: The Number Of Illegal vs. Legal Uses of Bitcoin Has Swapped

If 90 percent of Bitcoin’s applications used to be tied to illegal activities in 2013, today, the cryptocurrency is being used for legal financial speculation in 90 percent of cases...

Paula Baciu | 11 months ago
Pennsylvania Man Confesses to $40 Million Bitcoin Theft
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Founder of Two Closed Cryptocurrency Services Pleads Guilty to...

The operator of two now-defunct cryptocurrency services – BitFunder and WeExchange – has pleaded guilty on charges of securities fraud and obstruction of justice. Jon...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
More than $8.5 Million in Bitcoin Seized by Israeli Police
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More than $8.5 Million in Bitcoin Seized by Israeli Police

A massive anti-money laundering action has been carried out by the cyber department of the State Attorney’s Office. It filed an indictment, alleging that Hilmi Git had managed to...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Vancouver Resident Gets Sentenced to U.S. Jail for Unlicensed Bitcoin...

Louis Ong, a Vancouver-based bitcoin trader, has been sentenced to 20 days in a U.S jail for unlicensed cryptocurrency trading. Ong was apprehended as part of a sting operation by...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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5 Arrested in $1 Million Bitcoin Strong Arm Robbery Conspiracy

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested five individuals charged in connection with an alleged home-invasion conspiracy to steal nearly $1 million in Bitcoin. ...

Adam James | 1 year ago
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‘Discount Bitcoin Bandits’ Charged in Robberies

A duo dubbed the “Discount Bitcoin Bandits” have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from individuals intending to purchase cryptocurrency in the Los Angeles...

Patrick Smith | 1 year ago
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New Study Finds Less Than 1% of Bitcoin Transactions To Exchanges Are...

A new report that analyzes illicit transactions conducted on the blockchain has determined that less than 1% of all Bitcoin transactions are criminal in origin. Elliptic, a UK based...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
Regulation Making it Harder to Hide Wealth from the Government
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Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Pleads Not Guilty As Trial Opens

The French-born 32-year-old former head Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, faces embezzlement and data manipulation charges owing to the loss of 650,000 Bitcoins...

Karan Kapoor | 2 years ago
Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k
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Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k

The public is finally hearing from the people behind the Petya attack. This marks the first time they’ve released a statement since the attack began to spread around the world...

Matthew Hrones | 2 years ago

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