Assassination Attempt: Greek Law Enforcement Foil Plot to Kill Suspected Cryptocurrency Criminal, Alexander Vinnik
Bitcoin

Assassination Attempt Foiled: Greek Law Enforcement Thwart Plot to...

Law enforcement officials in Greece have reportedly prevented an assassination attempt on Alexander Vinnik. The Russian National, Vinnik was arrested while holidaying in Greece in 2017...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
Dubai police robbery
Bitcoin

Dubai Police Catch 10-Man Gang Responsible for Bitcoin Robbery

The Dubai police have arrested a 10-man gang that stole AED7 million (about $1.9 million USD) from a prospective bitcoin buyer. The arrest comes less than 48 hours after the police...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
Watchout! Satori Botnet Targets Exposed Ethereum Miners
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Crypto Caper! Austrian Man has $117K in Bitcoin Stolen Over Public...

$117,000 worth of Bitcoin was reportedly stolen from an Austrian man’s laptop in Vienna after he logged onto a public WIFI network at the restaurant he was eating in. The as...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
BTC-e Disavows Alexander Vinnik, Promises to Return User Funds
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BTC-e Disavows Alexander Vinnik, Promises to Return User Funds

BTC-e has made an announcement on Bitcointalk. In the post, BTC-e provides more information about what is currently happening with the exchange from their point of view. BTC-e Makes...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago
Illicit Betting With Cryptocurrency
Breaking News

Alexander Vinnik Arrested in Greece with Ties to Money Laundering...

Alexander Vinnik, 38, has been arrested in Greece on a U.S. warrant. While he is suspected of running one of the largest online money laundering operations, additional reports are...

Matthew Hrones | 2 years ago
Pennsylvania Man Confesses to $40 Million Bitcoin Theft
Bitcoin

Pennsylvania Man Confesses to $40 Million Bitcoin Theft

Confronted by police on allegations of selling stolen laptops, a Pennsylvania man has also come clean and confessed to apparently stealing over $40 million worth of Bitcoin through a...

Darryn Pollock | 2 years ago
steal your bitcoins
Bitcoin

7 Ways Criminals Can Steal Your Bitcoins

Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated. We have compiled a list of  7 ways criminals can steal your Bitcoins and how you can protect yourself from them. Top 7 Threats to You...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago
Ransomware
Bitcoin

Ransomware May Threaten the Future of Bitcoin

Bitcoin has jumped in price again. Following a near two-week excursion down south, bitcoin has hit a detour and is now hovering at $581 as of press time. That’s a near $10 rise since...

Nick Marinoff | 3 years ago
Bitfinex Gox
Bitcoin

Coincidence or Conspiracy? A Comparison of Mt. Gox and Bitfinex

One of the biggest problems facing Bitcoin is people’s lack of trust. Despite the security of the blockchain, many continue to believe that Bitcoin is unsafe, attracting criminals...

Nick Marinoff | 3 years ago
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Phishing Increases as Interest in Cryptocurrency Grows

As bitcoin and ether prices surged in recent months, interest in cryptocurrency has grown. From investors,  speculators, entrepreneurs, libertarians, and curious newcomers —...

Trevor Hill | 3 years ago
Bitcoin R Values
Bitcoin

Another Round of Reused R Values Leads to More Stolen Bitcoins

BitcoinTalk user johoe has found more Bitcoin signatures with repeated R values or “nonces,” a vulnerability allowing him to steal coins from wallets associated with the bad...

Evan Faggart | 3 years ago
Cryptsy scam
Altcoin News

Cryptsy Has Moved Out of Their Building Unannounced, Nowhere to be...

Bitcoinist has received exclusive news regarding Cryptsy that is related to the issues surrounding the cryptocurrency exchange as of late. According to a confirmed source, who wishes...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago

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