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Arrest Warrants Issued to Employees of South Korean Crypto Exchange

Arrest Warrants Issued to Employees of South Korean Crypto ExchangeArrest warrants have reportedly been issued to three employees of a small South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, including its representative director. The three are “suspected [of] fraud and embezzlement,” according to local media. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Arrest Warrants for Crypto Exchange’s Employees On Monday, local media reported that arrest warrants […]

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South Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Under Investigation for Fraud

South Korea's Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Under Investigation for FraudThe largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, Upbit, is suspected of fraud and is currently under investigation. The prosecutors have conducted searches at the exchange and confiscated computers and accounting records. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Upbit Under Investigation South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, the Kakao-backed Upbit is suspected of fraud, […]

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Japanese Police Arrest Chinese Man for Selling Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts

Japanese Police Arrest Chinese Man for Selling Cryptocurrency Exchange AccountsDuring the height of the cryptocurrency trading mania, when major exchanges closed their doors to new clients in an effort to cope, it was not uncommon to see people offering big amounts to buy existing accounts. The following case should serve as a warning to anyone considering selling accounts, as you can never know what […]

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Japanese Police Arrest Chinese Man for Selling Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts

Japanese Police Arrest Chinese Man for Selling Cryptocurrency Exchange AccountsDuring the height of the cryptocurrency trading mania, when major exchanges closed their doors to new clients in an effort to cope, it was not uncommon to see people offering big amounts to buy existing accounts. The following case should serve as a warning to anyone considering selling accounts, as you can never know what […]

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Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 Bitcoin From His Own Company

Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 Bitcoin From His Own CompanyWho Watches the Watchmen? An engineer from Beijing has been arrested after allegedly discovering a failed hacking attempt to his company and taking advantage of the situation to steal some of the money for himself. 90% of the loot has been returned but he can still go to jail for as much as seven years. […]

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Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 Bitcoin From His Own Company

Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 Bitcoin From His Own CompanyWho Watches the Watchmen? An engineer from Beijing has been arrested after allegedly discovering a failed hacking attempt to his company and taking advantage of the situation to steal some of the money for himself. 90% of the loot has been returned but he can still go to jail for as much as seven years. […]

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Four Arrested Following Taiwanese Crypto Robbery

Four Arrested Following Taiwanese Crypto RobberyTaiwanese police have arrested four men after a bitcoin robbery worth five million Taiwanese dollars (approximately $170,000 USD). The case has been described as the first of its kind in Taiwan by authorities. Also Read: Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader  Taiwanese Trader Loses 18 Bitcoins in Robbery A bitcoin trader with the surname of […]

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FBI Claims Arrested Cyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Medvedev Worth $800M+ in BTC

Cyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in ThailandThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has claimed that Sergey Sergeyvich Medvedev, a Russian national recently arrested in Bangkok, was the co-founder and second in command of the Infraud group – a notorious international cyber crime syndicate. It has been reported that at the time of his arrest, Mr. Medvedev was in possession of more […]

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Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrency Using Government Supercomputer

Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Secrectly Mining CryptocurrenciesRussian nuclear scientists working at a top-secret nuclear center have been arrested for allegedly using the center’s computer facilities for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto   Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Secrectly Mining Cryptocurrencies Engineers working for the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics at the Federal […]

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South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic ValueA South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin’s Status Re-Examined The Suwon District Court […]

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