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Unlawful cash seizure highlights use case for Bitcoin

DARK WEB DISCOUNT: $800 in BTC buys $10,000 in stolen cash for Bitcoin racket

Security researchers investigating dark markets and criminal forums have uncovered an alarming trend in which stolen cash is sold for Bitcoin at as much...
Naughty nurse pleads guilty to Bitcoin murder-for-hire plot to kill lover's wife

Nurse pleads guilty to Bitcoin murder-for-hire plot to kill lover’s wife

A registered nurse from Illinois was sentenced after pleading guilty to a Bitcoin murder-for-hire that targeted her ex-lover's wife. 32-year old Tina Jones from Des...
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...
Eyes on Bitcoin price as darknet drug demand surges

Eyes on Bitcoin price as darknet drug demand surges

The demand for drugs on the darknet has increased by 27%, while the daily volume of Bitcoin used as payment has doubled. According to a...
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Bitcoin worth $1 million confiscated in Canada over landmark ruling

Bitcoin worth over $1 million has been confiscated by a judge in Canada's Supreme Court. This ruling came after it was found the accused, Matthew Phan,...

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