British police arrested an individual last week for allegedly fleecing would-be investors via a fake cryptocurrency investment scheme.
New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent previously plead guilty stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation.
A research office backed by a number of U.K. police groups has proposed changing the country’s laws to make seizing bitcoin holdings easier.
Bitcoins received by the WannaCry ransomware attacks are on the move. Will switching to another blockchain allow the hackers to get away?
An online forum account tied to the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has issued a new statement, claiming to be in control of databases and user wallets.
National police forces in Europe are seeking new cash for research on how to tackle cybercrimes involving digital currency. The post Swedish Police to Seek EU Funds for Cryptocurrency Research appeared first on CoinDesk. Source
A forum account associated with the operators of the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange has posted new statements days after the service was taken offline. Source
Blockchain startups are designing ethereum protocols to reduce ticket touting and fraud, but they face an uphill battle against the big incumbents. Source
A U.S. district judge has handed down a default judgment worth $8.2 million against the CEO of the collapsed Cryptsy exchange. Source
The US government has unsealed an indictment against BTC-e and one of its alleged operators, assessing a $110m fine against the bitcoin exchange. Source
CoinDesk takes a look at new developments in the Mt Gox case, attempting to provide an easy-to-read overview of the complex events. Source
New reports have connected an arrest in Greece today with a bitcoin exchange long known for its secrecy. Source
Authorities have reportedly arrested a man believed to be behind a money laundering scheme orchestrated through bitcoin. Source
A cryptocurrency project called Veritaseum was the victim of a suspicious hack this weekend, resulting in the loss of millions of $ in stolen tokens. Source
Jared Kushner, a senior aide to US President Donald Trump, revealed to Congress that the extortionist demanded the release of Trump’s tax returns. Source