Germany: Suspects Arrested for Stealing Electricity in Crypto Mining Operation
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Germany: Suspects Arrested for Stealing Electricity in Crypto Mining Operation

btcethereumadmin - February 7, 2019

German police have reportedly arrested five men and one woman for allegedly stealing electricity for a crypto mining farm. In the German city of Klingenthal, Saxony, police…

US Indicts Two More Men on Fraud and Extortion in SIM-Swapping Investigation
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US Indicts Two More Men on Fraud and Extortion in SIM-Swapping Investigation

btcethereumadmin - February 5, 2019

The case is the second indictment to appear from U.S. authorities this week amid the persisting spread of SIM-swapping. United States law enforcement has indicted two more…

Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

btcethereumadmin - February 3, 2019

Iran could soon release its state-backed coin, and Gemini announces it will complete further security compliance reviews. Top Stories This Week SWIFT Reveals Plans to Launch Proof-of-Concept…

Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution
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Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution

btcethereumadmin - February 2, 2019

The Manhattan District Attorney has announced New York’s first prosecution for SIM swapping, which resulted in the theft of $10K in crypto. Manhattan’s District Attorney (DA) announced…

20-Year Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Cryptocurrency Theft
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20-Year Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

btcethereumadmin - February 1, 2019

20-year-old Joel Ortiz to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $5 cryptocurrency with SIM swapping. After stealing $5 million in cryptocurrency from 40…

Report: Majority of $11.4 Million Stolen in 2018 Iota Token Heist Has Been Found
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Report: Majority of $11.4 Million Stolen in 2018 Iota Token Heist Has Been Found

btcethereumadmin - January 31, 2019

A top member of the Germany-based Iota Foundation has said the majority of the ~$11 million alleged to have been stolen in a major Iota token heist…

US Congress Passes Bill to Require Study of Crypto in Sex, Drug Trafficking
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US Congress Passes Bill to Require Study of Crypto in Sex, Drug Trafficking

btcethereumadmin - January 30, 2019

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill to commission a study into how cryptocurrencies and online marketplaces can be used to facilitate sex and…

South Korea Report: Major Exchanges Join Forces to Combat Money Laundering
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South Korea Report: Major Exchanges Join Forces to Combat Money Laundering

btcethereumadmin - January 28, 2019

Sources claim that four major crypto exchanges, including Bithumb and Korbit, have opened a hotline in order to trace unusual transactions. Four major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges…

LocalBitcoins Resumes Outgoing Transactions After Warnings of Phishing Link on Forum
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LocalBitcoins Resumes Outgoing Transactions After Warnings of Phishing Link on Forum

btcethereumadmin - January 27, 2019

A link to a phishing LocalBitcoins clone website had reportedly been placed on the official LocalBitcoins forum. A link to a phishing LocalBitcoins clone website had been…

McAfee to Lead 2020 Presidential Campaign ‘in Exile’ After Alleged IRS Indictment
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McAfee to Lead 2020 Presidential Campaign ‘in Exile’ After Alleged IRS Indictment

btcethereumadmin - January 23, 2019

Entrepreneur John McAfee used news of unknown charges against him to reiterate his belief in cryptocurrency taking tax power away from governments. United States entrepreneur and serial…