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Data Shows Under 1% of Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions Have Criminal Intent

The new US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s recent negative comments about Bitcoin and crypto have revolved around alleged “illicit use.” However, data from a top blockchain...

Tony Spilotro | 1 month ago
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Multi-Billion Dollar Bitcoin Launderer is Charged in France

Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, suspected of assisting criminals in laundering billions, was extradited to France where he will face criminal charges. Major suspect in a...

Ali | 1 year ago
Bitcoin Burglars on the Run After Mayfair Store Robbery

Bitcoin Burglars on the Run After Mayfair Store Robbery

In a daring pre-dawn raid, two thieves were able to enter a liquor store in Philadelphia’s 15 precinct on Frankford avenue, and ransack a Bitbox Bitcoin ATM machine. The thieves were...

Ricardo Martinez | 1 year ago
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Indonesia Trains Lawyers In Crypto Crime As Bitcoin Ban Continues

One of the few countries in the world to ban Bitcoin and cryptocurrency outright has conducted multinational training on crypto crime prevention. Eight Countries Meet For Legal...

Anja van Oosterhout | 1 year ago
20 Year-Old British Model Kidnapped; Nearly Auctioned for Over $350k in Bitcoin

Man Tortured For His Bitcoin: 4 Ways to Protect Your BTC Funds

A Bitcoin trader from South Africa has reportedly been drugged, kidnapped, and tortured over his Bitcoin holdings. The assault happened after the man followed an invite to an anonymous...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago

Bulgarian Officials Caught Accepting Bitcoin Bribes to Issue Passports

A handful of Bulgarian officials were busted accepting Bitcoin bribes for illegally issued passports. Busted! A trio of Bulgarian officials was recently arrested for accepting bribes...

Eustace Cryptus | 2 years ago
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U.S. Senate Candidate Vows to Speak with President Trump About Clemency for Ross Ulbricht

Ross Ulbricht could have a powerful voice advocating for his freedom if U.S. Senate Candidate Eric Brakey is elected. Cruel and Unusual Punishment? Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk...

Eustace Cryptus | 2 years ago
BitMEX Insurance Fund Seems To Be Working As Intended: CryptoQuant

Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Absolutely a Good Thing’ (Despite Huge Risks), Says Chief...

Despite the risks involved with investing in the still nascent cryptocurrency market, one chief security scientist believes that cryptocurrencies are still “absolutely a good...

Adam James | 3 years ago

Skycoin Freezes Funds After Staff ‘Take CEO Hostage’ And Steal 18 BTC

Allegations of criminal activity continue at Skycoin as executives freeze funds to contain fallout from a theft by the coin’s own marketing team. 18 BTC, Skycoins Stolen In...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago

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 | 3 years ago
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London Police Seize $700K in Bitcoin from Prolific Hacker

In a recent case, the London police were able to seize $700,000 worth of Bitcoin from Grant West, a notorious hacker.   Cryptocurrency Seized A recent article from USA Today reports...

Ashour Iesho | 3 years ago

‘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 | 3 years ago

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