bitcoin crime

Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Seeks New Trial as Investigation Improprieties Leak Out
January 13th, 2016

Ulbricht’s defense team filed a multipage argument with a list of improprieties and abuses in Ulbricht’s investigation and trial.

Members of Cybercriminal Group DD4BC Detected in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Says Europol
January 13th, 2016

The detention became possible due to united efforts of Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, the United Kingdom and Europol.

SEC Accused GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza of $19 Million Fraud
December 1st, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission presented a complaint with case details.

Hackers Attack Greek Banks Demanding Ransom in Bitcoin
December 1st, 2015

Three Greek banks are threatened to be attacked again if the ransom of 20,000 bitcoin is not paid.

U.S. Marshals Conducted Final Silk Road’s Auction for 44,000 Bitcoins
November 6th, 2015

The United States Marshals Service has sold the last 44,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road marketplace.

U.S. Marshals Will Hold Final Auction of Silk Road Bitcoins on November 5
November 3rd, 2015

The US Marshals Service plans to auction off the final chunk of 44,341 bitcoins confiscated from the Silk Road online dark market.

Group Behind CryptoWall 3.0 Made $325 Million in Bitcoin Ransoms, Says Report
November 1st, 2015

The new study, published by the Cyber Threat Alliance, states that the creators of CryptoWall 3.0 malicious program generated more than $325 million in ransom payments.

British Provider TalkTalk Hacked, Attackers Demanded £80K in Bitcoin
October 25th, 2015

British phone provider TalkTalk gets hacked, receives a ransom demand of £80,000 and is threatened to the customer data being published.

Corrupt Silk Road DEA Agent Carl Force IV Jailed for 78 Months
October 20th, 2015

Corrupt Silk Road DEA Agent was charged for stealing Bitcoins during the government’s investigation of Silk Road.

Bitcoin and Altcoin Exchange Cryptsy May Have Withdrawal Issues, Says Report
October 19th, 2015

Cryptsy, a Belize-based bitcoin exchange headquartered in the US and Canada, is having withdrawal issues. Some users are unable to cash out. Denies Bitcoin Theft, Investigation is Underway
October 12th, 2015 users claim to have their BTC stolen, the service provider denies the theft.

Charlie Shrem Does AMA from Federal Prison in Pennsylvania
September 23rd, 2015

Charlie Shrem, former BitInstant CEO, held an AMA from his prison, Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania.

Interpol Creates Its Own Digital Currency to Fight Bitcoin Crimes
September 1st, 2015

A new digital currency has been created by Interpol to fight online-committed crimes.