カテゴリー: Bitcoins

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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More than Half of Russians Know About Bitcoin Now

More than Half of Russians Know About Bitcoin NowMore than half of Russians have some knowledge about bitcoin, according to a new survey. Awareness is higher among young people and in major cities. Three quarters of the Muscovites feel informed about the leading cryptocurrency thanks to 185,000 publications in news outlets. Bitcoin is the most popular word in Russian social media, another study shows. […]

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Grayscale Will Launch Stock Split for Bitcoin Trust Shares

Grayscale Will Launch Stock Split for Bitcoin Trust SharesThis week the sponsor of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, Grayscale Investments has announced the launch of a 91-for-1 stock split of the Trust’s issued and outstanding shares. According to Grayscale, the division will take place on January 22 and shareholders will receive 90 more shares on top of their original shares held. Also read: Markets Update: […]

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The Mystery of the ”Lost” Bulgarian Bitcoins Sparks Questions Again

The Mystery of the Bulgarian Bitcoins Sparks Questions AgainMissing, stolen, lost or buried…these are all adjectives attracting attention when attached to the noun “cash”, physical or digital. Comments and shares on social media have revived curiosity and sparked questions about one particular monetary mystery – what happened with the 200,000 bitcoins Bulgaria seized from gangsters? As with any urban legend, a mix of facts, claims […]

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Nigeria Experiences Spike in Bitcoin Adoption

Nigeria Experiences Spike in Bitcoin AdoptionNigeria has witnessed a recent spike in bitcoin adoption, with the P2P markets setting a new record for trading volume thus far during the week of the 16th of December. Nigeria comprises the most recent African nation to experience a spike in cryptocurrency adoption, with Zimbabwe’s bitcoin prices having been among the highest worldwide for a […]

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Bulgarian Official Denies Country Possessing $3.2 Billion in Bitcoin

Bulgarian Official Denies Country Possessing $3.2 Billion USD Worth of BitcoinsIn May, a series of raids by Bulgarian law enforcement were reported to have resulted in the seizure of over 213,000 BTC, at the time valued at more than $500 million and now worth $3.2 billion USD. Yesterday, however, the head of Bulgaria’s Special Prosecutor’s Office, Ivan Geshev, stated that the Prosecutor’s Office and the […]

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Alphabay Phisher Makes $1 Million in 14 Months Stealing Bitcoins

A deep web hacker operating under the pseudonym of ‘Phishkingz’ has recently claimed to have generated over $1 million from phishing Alphabay accounts during the last 14 months. In a recent interview with Deepdotweb, Phishkingz details the methods that he uses when stealing bitcoins. Also Read: Law Enforcement Takes Down the Biggest Darknet Market on the

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