Fake email death threats are used with increasing frequency in California as a method of cryptocurrency extortion, says FBI. #NEWS
Two Jacksonville students are facing up to two decades behind bars after pleading guilty to stealing $4 million worth of bitcoin. The pair hacked darknet site Sheep Marketplace in 2013 and made off with 5,400 BTC. Under forfeiture laws, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office will share in a $1.7 million windfall. Also read: US Marshals Plan to […]
Lawyer was busted while tried to garner Bitcoins in a corrupt transaction. #EXPERT BLOG
The FBI has struggled with investigations due to advances in encryption technology. #SECURITY
The net worth of Mark Karpeles could run into the hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to a 200,000 stash of bitcoins the disgraced CEO is still sitting on. Those coins are the subject of ongoing legal proceedings in Japan which could see claimants receive less than $500 per coin for their losses. With over […]
How many years one should serve for two consecutive thefts of over $13 mln in Bitcoin? Secret agent Shaun Bridges acts as a case.
The US police division has generated its own digital currency to track such crimes as the proliferation of child pornography.
Alexander Vinnik appears to be losing the battle to clear his name over activities relating to Bitcoin exchange BTC-e.
Originally arrested for laundering about $4 bln through BTC-E, Alexander Vinnik is pleading innocent, offers to help Putin as a technical advisor to avoid jail time
Everyone involved in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency will readily agree there are plenty of challenges ahead. While most of the opposition comes from external forces, the currencies themselves are not exactly perfect either. While most people won’t like to admit it, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and most other currencies are not exempt from criminal activity. The […]
Problem-plagued exchange BTC-e reopens as WEX-nz.
BTC-e figure Alexander Vinnik has hit back at US plans to prosecute him, offering help to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
This week the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e came back online using another domain called btc-e.nz. The trading platform seems to be preparing to open operations and in the meantime; there are currently 2700 users on the site at the time of writing. Also Read: BTC-e Operator Indicted and Connected With Missing Mt Gox Funds BTC-e Plans […]
The beleaguered Russian cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has kept its promise to relaunch the website, though with limited functionality.
BTC-e has decided to go ahead with reimbursing users with freely convertible BTCT tokens.