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Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Moved to Another High Security Prison

Ross Ulbricht has been transferred to a new prison. This time to USP Tucson, yet another high security prison where he will be locked up likely alongside fewer murderers and hardcore...

Justin OConnell | 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 | 1 year ago
$17 Million in Bitcoin Seized in Dark Web Undercover Sting Operation
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$17 Million in Bitcoin Seized in Dark Web Undercover Sting Operation

US Prosecutors seized over $22 million in assets from two men in Maryland on charges of production and selling counterfeit drugs through the Dark Web. $17 million (at the time of...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year 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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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 | 2 years ago
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Litecoin Is the Dark Web’s Favorite Altcoin

Litecoin has unexpectedly increased in preference among internet users looking to transact cryptocurrencies for illicit services. It is now the second most popular cryptocurrency on...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Silicon Valley Philanthropists Dig Deep into their Crypto Wallets during Fundraising Event
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4 Ways Criminals Are Trying to Cash out Their Bitcoin

Due to the increased spotlight on cryptocurrency, criminals are finding it more difficult to cash out their Bitcoin for fiat, but they are finding ways to do so. A common media...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
U.S. Government Receives Approval to Sell Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Seized From Dark Web Dealer
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U.S. Government Receives Approval to Sell Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash...

The U.S. government has received approval from a judge in Utah to sell off 513 Bitcoin and 512 Bitcoin Cash seized from an investigation involving Aaron Michael Shamo, a dealer on the...

Patrick Smith | 2 years ago
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Criminals Have Found an Alternative to Bitcoin

Many people believe that Bitcoin is the preferred currency of criminals, but experts think that criminals are dropping Bitcoin for other digital currencies. The Rise of Privacy Coins...

Ashour Iesho | 2 years ago
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Italian Woman Jailed for Bitcoin Murder Plot

An Italian woman was sentenced to six years in a Danish prison for hiring a hitman with Bitcoin to murder her boyfriend. We truly live in an age of convenience. One can order clothes...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
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EU, Interpol Form ‘TITANIUM’ Consortium to Stop Criminal...

The European Union’s (EU) latest attempt to centralize data from decentralized systems comes in the form of dark web project TITANIUM. ‘Consortium’ Tackles...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Kripos Shuts Down Major Dark Web Drugs Marketplace

Ever since the Silk Road platform came to fruition, Bitcoin seems to become a favourite form of payment across dark web marketplaces. Kripos, the Norwegian Police Service’s...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago

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