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Billions laundered through top crypto exchanges in 2019

Billions laundered through top crypto exchanges in 2019

While critics continue to squawk about illicit crypto activities on the darknet, billions of dollars are being laundered through crypto exchanges. Unwitting players in the...
Roger Ver: Drug cartel could create BCH token and pay dividends

New wave of Darknet crypto ICOs led by Russian ‘Silk Road’

The Russian 'Silk Road' is raising $146 million in an ICO. It could be the first of many, thanks to protocols like Bitcoin Cash's...
What is 'virgin Bitcoin' and why are people paying 20% extra for it?

What is ‘virgin Bitcoin’ and why are people paying 20% extra for it?

Proposed new global crypto regulations are pushing up the price premium for 'virgin Bitcoin'. What is it, and why are people willing to pay...

21% of Bitcoin transactions deemed ‘lawful’ but what about the rest?

Researchers used experimental deep learning techniques to uncover illicit activity among $6 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions. Blockchain security company Elliptic teamed up with researchers...
US city says 'screw you' to ransomware hackers – was it the right move?

US city fights back against ransomware hackers – was it the right move?

Hackers crippled Lodi City's emergency phone lines and financial systems over two months, demanding $400,000 in Bitcoin. But did the City make the right...
Almost half of Bitcoin payments are now made on the darknet

Almost half of Bitcoin payments are now made on the darknet

Bitcoin is used almost as much on the darknet as it is for real world payments, new research shows. The data from Chainalysis predicts that...

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