Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case
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Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case

btcethereumadmin - May 13, 2019

U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur Michael Terpin has won over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud. Terpin filed the case against 21-year-old Nicholas…

US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case
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US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

btcethereumadmin - May 11, 2019

United States-Based investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil case against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia, who allegedly defrauded him of crypto assets. United States blockchain and…

Deepdotweb Duo Indicted for Linking to Darknet Markets
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Deepdotweb Duo Indicted for Linking to Darknet Markets

btcethereumadmin - May 10, 2019

Federal indictments unsealed on May 8 have revealed further details of the case against Deepdotweb’s operators. Tal Prihar, 37, an Israeli citizen residing in Brazil, and Michael…

Trading Firms Propose ‘Bad Actors Blacklist’ to Clean Up Crypto Industry
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Trading Firms Propose ‘Bad Actors Blacklist’ to Clean Up Crypto Industry

btcethereumadmin - May 9, 2019

A group of cryptocurrency trading firms has come together to discuss ways to prevent the rising number of hacks and scams in the industry. Ripple, market maker…

DeepDotWeb Defendants Used Bitcoin to Hide Criminal Proceeds, Say Feds
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DeepDotWeb Defendants Used Bitcoin to Hide Criminal Proceeds, Say Feds

btcethereumadmin - May 9, 2019

U.S. authorities have formally charged the alleged moderators of DeepDotWeb, the dark web comparison and news site seized by the feds, with money laundering, taking illegal kickbacks and…

Hackers Are Shuffling Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin
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Hackers Are Shuffling Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin

btcethereumadmin - May 8, 2019

A team at blockchain services company Coinfirm has been watching the erratic movements of the bitcoin associated with $40 million stolen in the latest Binance breach. At 4:11…

Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor
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Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor

btcethereumadmin - May 8, 2019

The notorious cryptocurrency investment scheme OneCoin, widely claimed to be a fraud, is being sued by a former investor over her losses. The lawsuit, filed in New York…

Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Crypto Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor
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Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Crypto Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor

btcethereumadmin - May 8, 2019

The notorious cryptocurrency investment scheme OneCoin, widely claimed to be a fraud, is being sued by a former investor over her losses. The lawsuit, filed in New York…

FBI Seizes Popular Dark Market Search Site DeepDotWeb for Money Laundering
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FBI Seizes Popular Dark Market Search Site DeepDotWeb for Money Laundering

btcethereumadmin - May 7, 2019

The FBI has seized DeepDotWeb, a comparison search system and news site about dark web markets, accusing the outfit of money laundering. Police in five countries arrested…

FTC Sues Smart Backpack Crowdfunder Who Spent Proceeds On Bitcoin
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FTC Sues Smart Backpack Crowdfunder Who Spent Proceeds On Bitcoin

btcethereumadmin - May 7, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing a startup that promised its crowdfunding backers a smart backpack but instead spent its proceeds on bitcoin and credit card…