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…

Bitfinex Faces Legal Action From NY Attorney General: Here’s What This Means
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Bitfinex Faces Legal Action From NY Attorney General: Here’s What This Means

btcethereumadmin - April 27, 2019

The New York Office of the Attorney General (AG) wants to take a closer look into the business operations of Bitfinex and related stablecoin issuer Tether (USDT).…

New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency
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New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency

btcethereumadmin - April 24, 2019

In what the Manhattan District Attorney calls the first crypto money laundering conviction in New York, two defendants have pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking business…

21-Year-Old SIM-Swapping Mastermind Is Jailed for 10 Years
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21-Year-Old SIM-Swapping Mastermind Is Jailed for 10 Years

btcethereumadmin - April 23, 2019

Joel Ortiz, the 21-year-old student who was accused of stealing over $7.5 million in digital assets via a SIM swapping operation, has been sentenced to 10 years…

Mueller Report: Russia Used Bitcoin to Fund DNC Hacks
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Mueller Report: Russia Used Bitcoin to Fund DNC Hacks

btcethereumadmin - April 18, 2019

An intelligence branch of the Russian government used bitcoin to fund its cyberwarfare efforts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Mueller Report claims. The…

Winklevoss Twins Reach Settlement With Charlie Shrem
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Winklevoss Twins Reach Settlement With Charlie Shrem

btcethereumadmin - April 17, 2019

The Winklevoss twins reached a settlement with Charlie Shrem on April 16, 2019, declaring that their case against him has been dismissed with prejudice and will not…

Craig Wright Threatens Libel Suit In Letter to Bitcoiner, Demands Apology
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Craig Wright Threatens Libel Suit In Letter to Bitcoiner, Demands Apology

btcethereumadmin - April 11, 2019

Craig S. Wright has officially taken the first steps in a legal action against a member of the Bitcoin community, according to a letter shared with Bitcoin…

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested in London, Site’s Bitcoin Donations Spike
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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested in London, Site’s Bitcoin Donations Spike

btcethereumadmin - April 11, 2019

Julian Assange, co-founder of Wikileaks and early Bitcoin supporter, was arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and faces extradition to the U.S. on conspiracy charges. Having…

QuadrigaCX Starts Bankruptcy Proceedings
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QuadrigaCX Starts Bankruptcy Proceedings

btcethereumadmin - April 10, 2019

It’s been a long and winding road with many twists and turns for the beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX and its 115,000 former users who are owed roughly…