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Emergency lawsuit filed against ICO to block selloff of $8 million in investor assets

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed suit to freeze the assets raised by Veritaseum's VERI Token ICO that occurred in 2017. The...
PLEA AND PAY UP: Dark web drug dealer forfeits $4 million in Bitcoin, banknotes

PLEA AND PAY UP: Darknet drug dealer forfeits $4 million in Bitcoin, banknotes

Richard Castro, a prolific darknet drug dealer, has pleaded guilty to Bitcoin money laundering and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Castro faces a minimum of...
Former Bitcoin.com employee jailed over Silk Road role

Former Bitcoin.com employee jailed over Silk Road role

An Irish national and former Bitcoin.com employee was just sentenced to 78 months of prison in the United States for his role in running...

BITCOIN FRAUD: Cryptocurrency escrow company head charged with stealing $7 million

The head of a cryptocurrency escrow company is facing multiple fraud charges after bilking victims out of US$7 million to buy Bitcoin that...
Lure of cheap Bitcoin leads to kidnapping and torture

Lure of cheap Bitcoin leads to kidnapping and torture

Three Bitcoin traders who had been kidnapped, beaten, and held for ransom in India have been rescued by law enforcement. Authorities report that the three...

LIGHTS OUT! Bitcoin miners arrested in China for stealing millions in electricity

Police in China have seized thousands of crypto miners and arrested 22 people for stealing almost US$3 million in electricity in order to mine...

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