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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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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Wall Streeting Bitcoin (Part 5)

The Satoshi Revolution - Chapter 3: Wall Streeting Bitcoin (Part 5)The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Wall Streeting Bitcoin (Chapter 3, Part 5) Bitcoin was supposed to demonstrate the power of a true free market. Instead it’s full of scams, rent-seekers, theft, useless for real purchases…. […]

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Alleged Dream Market Kingpin Arrested at World Beard and Mustache Championships

Alleged Dream Market Kingpin Arrested at World Beard and Mustache ChampionshipsA 38-year-old Frenchman suspected of selling drugs via the dark web has been arrested at Atlanta international airport after arriving in the United States to attend the World Beard and Moustache Championships, according to a recently released court document. Gal Vallerius AKA ‘Magnificent Redbeard’, is accused of working as an administrator and vendor on Dream […]

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Greek Authorities Arrest Suspected BTC-e Mastermind for Laundering $4 Billion

Greek Authorities Arrest Suspected BTC-e MastermindSuspected BTC-e mastermind, Alexander Vinnik, was arrested on Wednesday whilst vacationing with his partner in Northern Greece. The 38-year-old Russian is suspected of directing a criminal organization accused of laundering over $4 billion through BTC-e since 2011. Accusations of Vinnik’s involvement in laundering bitcoins that were stolen during the devastating hack that resulted in Mt.Gox’s […]

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