bitcoin crime

Australian law enforcement agency is investigating bitcoin’s role in organized crime, just as politicians and financial regulators embrace the digital currency as a legitimate part of modern business.

January 13th, 2016

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

January 13th, 2016

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

December 1st, 2015

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

December 1st, 2015

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

November 6th, 2015

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

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.

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.

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.

October 20th, 2015

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

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.

Purse.io Denies Bitcoin Theft, Investigation is Underway
October 12th, 2015

Purse.io users claim to have their BTC stolen, the service provider denies the theft.

September 23rd, 2015

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

September 1st, 2015

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