Indian officials revealed last week that the country’s tax agency and investigation taskforce have concerns about money laundering and black market activities associated with bitcoin. India’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) is in the midst of drafting a report detailing problematic issues regarding the decentralized cryptocurrency. Also read: India Considers Issuing Its Own Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency as Legal […]
TITANIUM, “Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets”, launched in Europe by seven countries and Europol.
On May 24 a cryptocurrency enthusiast revealed that bitcoin was saving his parents and sister from suffering from starvation. The U.S. resident says his family lives in Venezuela and bitcoin is giving them the opportunity to purchase food and pay bills while the economy crumbles around them. Also read: South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Trade $1000 Over […]
A recent opinion piece coming from the publication the Hill has exclaimed that if the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approves a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), it will lead mainstream investors to “slaughter.” Also Read: The New 110% Unlimited Bitcoin.com Mining Pool is Now Open to Everyone Hill Author Believes SEC Approving a Bitcoin ETF […]
Local Government authorities in Victoria, Australia announced today they are looking to sell US$7.1m worth of bitcoins on the open market in the coming months.
The Charlie Hebdo terror and other Paris attacks renew concerns about the ease with which terrorist cells in Europe can get illegal arms. Media outlets have even started to speculate that some of the
A website selling stolen credit card data from restaurant chain PF Chang’s is accepting bitcoin as payment.
Argentinian currency restrictions created a busy black market for US dollars, and now bitcoin is on the rise too.
Following Silk Road’s demise, some users (and even law enforcement officials) wax nostalgic about the ‘original’ Dread Pirate Roberts.
Silk Road 2.0 reports that 1,000 BTC has not been claimed by users affected by its February security breach.
Silk Road 2.0 has announced it will pay back vendors and customers affected by last week’s breach.
A US bitcoin user has been arrested for allegedly selling a semi-automatic pistol to Dutch law enforcement officials.
Much has happened since the first Silk Road report that we released a month ago. In mid-July, a Silk Road user was arrested by Australian police for allegedly transporting unspecified narcotics into the country. The event attracted considerable attention within the Bitcoin community as it was the first “Silk Road-related” arrest ever to take place, […]