Cryptopia Turns to a U.S. Court for Account Holder Data Protection
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Cryptopia Turns to a U.S. Court for Account Holder Data Protection

btcethereumadmin - May 28, 2019

In the latest development over its security breach, cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. The New Zealand-based exchange, which has been dealing…

Dutch Authorities Shut Down Bestmixer
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Dutch Authorities Shut Down Bestmixer

btcethereumadmin - May 23, 2019

The Dutch Financial Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has shut down cryptomixing site Bestmixer.io. According to local media, Dutch authorities moved to shut down the site on…

Australian Civil Servant Caught Mining Crypto With Government Hardware
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Australian Civil Servant Caught Mining Crypto With Government Hardware

btcethereumadmin - May 22, 2019

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has charged a government employee alleged to have misused government IT infrastructure for personal cryptomining operations, per a press release. In the…

Tether Partly Backed by Bitcoin, Court Transcription Reveals
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Tether Partly Backed by Bitcoin, Court Transcription Reveals

btcethereumadmin - May 22, 2019

Tether, a stablecoin tied to the dollar that is meant to mediate the volatility of other cryptocurrencies, is partly backed by bitcoin. As detailed in court documents…

Tether and Bitfinex Ask New York Attorney General for Fund Accessibility
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Tether and Bitfinex Ask New York Attorney General for Fund Accessibility

btcethereumadmin - May 15, 2019

Attorneys for Tether and Bitfinex are hoping to get the former access to its reserves amid a legal dispute with New York Office of the Attorney General…

Israeli Police, FBI Apprehend Owners of Darknet Site Deep Dot Web
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Israeli Police, FBI Apprehend Owners of Darknet Site Deep Dot Web

btcethereumadmin - May 8, 2019

Two Israeli citizens have been apprehended by law enforcement based on suspicions that they developed and ran a darknet marketplace for dealing illegal goods. The Israeli police…

Bitfinex, Attorney General Legal Sparring Continues With New Court Filings
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Bitfinex, Attorney General Legal Sparring Continues With New Court Filings

btcethereumadmin - May 7, 2019

Bitfinex and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) legal sparring in relation to $850 million in missing funds escalated with another round of court filings this past…

Major Darknet Marketplace Wall Street Market Shuttered by Law Enforcement
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Major Darknet Marketplace Wall Street Market Shuttered by Law Enforcement

btcethereumadmin - May 3, 2019

Wall Street Market, the second-largest darknet in the world in recent months, has been shut down by international law enforcement agencies, including Europol as well as U.S.,…

Indictments Issued for Two Individuals for Running “Shadow Banking” Operation
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Indictments Issued for Two Individuals for Running “Shadow Banking” Operation

btcethereumadmin - May 2, 2019

U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York has charged two individuals for providing “shadow banking” services to crypto exchanges. According to a statement by…

“Holders Are Not at Risk”: Bitfinex Lawyer Responds to NY Attorney General
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“Holders Are Not at Risk”: Bitfinex Lawyer Responds to NY Attorney General

btcethereumadmin - May 1, 2019

Bitfinex and Tether’s legal counsel has written a response to the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) ex parte order, which claims that Bitifinex used Tether’s reserves to…