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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 | 2 months ago
Bitcoin Burglars on the Run After Mayfair Store Robbery
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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 | 2 months 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 | 6 months ago
20 Year-Old British Model Kidnapped; Nearly Auctioned for Over $350k in Bitcoin
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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 | 1 year ago
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Bulgarian Officials Caught Accepting Bitcoin Bribes to Issue...

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 | 1 year ago
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U.S. Senate Candidate Vows to Speak with President Trump About...

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 | 1 year ago
BitMEX Insurance Fund Seems To Be Working As Intended: CryptoQuant
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Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Absolutely a Good Thing’ (Despite...

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 | 2 years ago
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Skycoin Freezes Funds After Staff ‘Take CEO Hostage’ And...

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 | 2 years ago
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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 | 2 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 | 2 years 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 | 2 years ago
'Cryptocurrencies Not a Threat' Says Hong Kong Report on Organized Crime
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‘Cryptocurrencies Not a Threat’ Says Hong Kong Report on...

The Financial Services and Treasury (FSTB) of Hong Kong has released its Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment report which indicates that cryptocurrencies are left...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago