Executives at Korean Crypto Exchange UPbit Indicted for Fraud
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Executives at Korean Crypto Exchange UPbit Indicted for Fraud

btcethereumadmin - December 21, 2018

The executives of UPbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, have been formally charged by the country’s prosecutors. According to a report from CoinDesk Korea on…

10-Year Jail Term Sought for Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
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10-Year Jail Term Sought for Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. According to a report from The…

Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty Over Unlicensed Exchange Business
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Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty Over Unlicensed Exchange Business

btcethereumadmin - October 30, 2018

A 21-year-old bitcoin trader from California has pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business and now faces a maximum of five years in prison. According…

Four Court Cases Confirm Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities in the US
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Four Court Cases Confirm Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities in the US

btcethereumadmin - October 5, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are commodities, according to four court cases involving the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). A federal judge recently ruled that a token is a commodity,…

SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders
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SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders

btcethereumadmin - September 26, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking further action against the founders of the PlexCoin crypto scheme, which it had previously shut down as a fraud.…

California Judge Orders Accused Hacker to Pay Bail in Crypto
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California Judge Orders Accused Hacker to Pay Bail in Crypto

btcethereumadmin - August 17, 2018

A Serbian and Italian national has been ordered to pay bail in cryptocurrency while he faces charges that he hacked the computer network of a San Francisco…

Court Sides With Crypto Exchange Despite Allegation It Violated China Ban
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Court Sides With Crypto Exchange Despite Allegation It Violated China Ban

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2018

A Chinese cryptocurrency trader who was sent bitcoin in error must repay an exchange even if it broke domestic rules, a Beijing court has ruled. In a…

Court Sentences Bitcoin Ransomware Creators to Community Service
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Court Sentences Bitcoin Ransomware Creators to Community Service

btcethereumadmin - July 27, 2018

The developers behind the CoinVault and BitCryptor ransomware were sentenced to 240 hours of community service in a Dutch court on Thursday. Melvin and Dennis van de…

Former Indian Lawmaker Declared ‘Offender’ in Bitcoin Extortion Case
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Former Indian Lawmaker Declared ‘Offender’ in Bitcoin Extortion Case

btcethereumadmin - June 19, 2018

A former Indian legislator who was allegedly involved in a $1.3 million bitcoin extortion case has been declared a "proclaimed offender" by a local court. According to The…

LA Bitcoin Trader Faces 30 Months in Jail for Illegal Money Business
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LA Bitcoin Trader Faces 30 Months in Jail for Illegal Money Business

btcethereumadmin - June 11, 2018

A Los Angeles bitcoin trader faces more than two years in jail for having operated what prosecutors say is an illegal money transmitting business. Fifty-year-old Theresa Tetley, who…