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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...
Another city caves to hackers, pays $460K Bitcoin ransom

Another city caves to hackers, pays $490K Bitcoin ransom

Another city in Florida has given in to the demands of hackers behind a ransomware attack and are paying a hefty Bitcoin ransom. The city...
First US SEC-approved token offering raises $23 million

Completely cut off, city caves and pays hackers’ $600k Bitcoin ransom

A small city in south Florida has agreed to pay a Bitcoin ransom of roughly US$600,000 in order to regain access to data...
EXCLUSIVE: EU in the hot seat as cryptocurrency fraud victims seek $10 billion in restitution

EXCLUSIVE: EU in the hot seat as crypto crime victims seek more than $11...

A law firm representing 30 victims of cryptocurrency related crimes has filed a complaint against the European Union seeking more than US$11.2 billion ...
BUSTED: Police shut down crypto ‘mixing’ operation

BUSTED: Police shut down crypto ‘mixing’ operation

Dutch law enforcement, working with Europol and Luxembourg authorities, have shut down the Bestmixer.io crypto-mixing service following a year-long money laundering investigation. The Dutch Fiscal...

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