The net worth of Mark Karpeles could run into the hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to a 200,000 stash of bitcoins the disgraced CEO is still sitting on. Those coins are the subject of ongoing legal proceedings in Japan which could see claimants receive less than $500 per coin for their losses. With over […]
How many years one should serve for two consecutive thefts of over $13 mln in Bitcoin? Secret agent Shaun Bridges acts as a case.
The US police division has generated its own digital currency to track such crimes as the proliferation of child pornography.
Alexander Vinnik appears to be losing the battle to clear his name over activities relating to Bitcoin exchange BTC-e.
Originally arrested for laundering about $4 bln through BTC-E, Alexander Vinnik is pleading innocent, offers to help Putin as a technical advisor to avoid jail time
Everyone involved in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency will readily agree there are plenty of challenges ahead. While most of the opposition comes from external forces, the currencies themselves are not exactly perfect either. While most people won’t like to admit it, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and most other currencies are not exempt from criminal activity. The […]
Problem-plagued exchange BTC-e reopens as WEX-nz.
BTC-e figure Alexander Vinnik has hit back at US plans to prosecute him, offering help to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
This week the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e came back online using another domain called btc-e.nz. The trading platform seems to be preparing to open operations and in the meantime; there are currently 2700 users on the site at the time of writing. Also Read: BTC-e Operator Indicted and Connected With Missing Mt Gox Funds BTC-e Plans […]
The beleaguered Russian cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has kept its promise to relaunch the website, though with limited functionality.
BTC-e has decided to go ahead with reimbursing users with freely convertible BTCT tokens.
According to a new post on the forum Bitcointalk, the now defunct BTC-e exchange says it has control over some its servers and bitcoin wallets. At the moment, operators of the trading platform detail they are evaluating the balances. Also read: Segwit2x and the Tale of Three Bitcoins BTC-e Reveals They Are Assessing Wallets and Balances […]
Australian cryptocurrency trader Jack Kingston has claimed that he lost $430,000 worth of the digital currency Bitcoin at the exchange BTC-e after the US authorities have g…
On July 31 the bitcoin exchange BTC-e sent a message over Twitter and on the forum Bitcointalk concerning the company’s recent website seizure by U.S. law enforcement. Additionally, the statement claims that Alexander Vinnik was not the head operator of BTC-e and further states the detained Russian was never an employee. Also Read: BTC-e Operator […]
Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has said FBI had gained access to its wallets, information only coming to light a week later.