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Regulations Roundup: Shenzhen Court Recognizes Bitcoin, Coinbase Lawsuit Dismissed

Regulations Roundup: Shenzhen Court Recognizes Bitcoin, Motion to Dismiss Coinbase Case GrantedIn recent regulatory news, a Shenzhen court has ruled in favor of protecting an “equity transfer agreement” involving bitcoin, the judge presiding over a class action lawsuit against Coinbase has granted a motion to dismiss, and an Australian woman has been arrested for stealing 100,000 XRP following a 10-month investigation. Also Read: Regulations Roundup: SEC Considers […]

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Suspected Mastermind Behind Kassh Coin Arrested

Suspected Mastermind Behind Kassh Coin ArrestedThe New Delhi Police Branch has arrested Asif Ashraf Malkani – a thirty-five-year-old man accused of operating Kassh Coin – a multi-million dollar scam that duped Bollywood celebrities, among scores of Indian investors. Also Read: ‘Crypto Fund’ Approved to Manage Cryptocurrency Investments in Switzerland Operator of Crypto Scam That Duped Bollywood Celebrities Apprehended Asif Ashraf Malkani, […]

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US Court Seizes 81 BTC, Sends Bitcoin Trader to Jail for 41 Months for Money Laundering

US Court Seizes 81 BTC, Sends Bitcoin Trader to Jail for 41 Months for Money LaunderingA U.S. district judge has ordered a bitcoin trader to forfeit 81 bitcoins and sentenced him to 41 months in prison for money laundering. Thomas Mario Costanzo, also known as Morpheus Titania, sold bitcoins to undercover federal agents pretending to be drug dealers, according to the Department of Justice. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]

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Indian Police Seek to Sell Crypto and Bypass RBI Ban

Indian Police Seek to Sell Crypto and Bypass RBI BanIndian police are reportedly facing a challenge of how to liquidate cryptocurrencies they seized since the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has banned banks from providing services to crypto exchanges. The RBI ban is now in effect and a growing number of crypto exchanges have already announced they will no longer […]

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Mining Round-Up: Ebang Files for IPO in HK, Miner Arrested in China

In recent mining news, major mining chip manufacturer Ebang Communications has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, a Chinese miner has been arrested for allegedly stealing 150,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity in roughly one month, and a report has provided unique insight into the state of mining in the Russian exclave […]

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Mining Round-Up: Ebang Files for IPO in HK, Miner Arrested in China

In recent mining news, major mining chip manufacturer Ebang Communications has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, a Chinese miner has been arrested for allegedly stealing 150,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity in roughly one month, and a report has provided unique insight into the state of mining in the Russian exclave […]

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Alleged Fraudster Arrested in China Over $15M Mining Hardware Con

Alleged Fraudster Arrested in China Over $15M Mining Hardware ConWhen making investment decisions it is always important to remember the old saying, “If something looks too good to be true, it probably is.” This is especially true if anyone promises you a bitcoin mining rig, which people wait for months in advance, at just a third of the retail price. Also Read: Silicon Valley […]

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Coinhive Users Speak Up After Being Investigated by Japanese Police

Coinhive Users Speak Up After Being Investigated by Japanese PoliceThe Japanese Police have been cracking down on users of remote mining software apps, such as Coinhive, without their website visitors’ consent. After being investigated and having their property impounded, users are speaking up about the unfairness of the investigation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Problems with the Investigations and Arrests […]

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Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.

Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.A fifty-nine-year-old Canadian man accused of advising Ross Ulbricht, the creator and operator of the first anonymous free market, Silk Road, has been extradited to the United States from Thailand. Roger Thomas Clark has been charged by federal prosecutors for a number of crimes relating to the operations of Silk Road, including narcotics trafficking, computer […]

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Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer Viruses

Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer VirusesJapanese police from 10 prefectures have arrested website operators using Coinhive to tap into the computer power of their site visitors to mine cryptocurrencies without consent. They are accused of violating the law banning the use of computer viruses. Some people have already been fined. The police have been monitoring the Coinhive program since it […]

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