Three suspects have been detained by Chinese police in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency theft. The estimated damage made up $87 million USD.
During the raid at the house of a criminal charged for money laundering and cultivation of cannabis the police found a crypto wallet with 295 Bitcoins. After the conviction the forces got entitled to confiscate the cryptos.
Ulbricht’s defense team filed a multipage argument with a list of improprieties and abuses in Ulbricht’s investigation and trial.
The detention became possible due to united efforts of Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, the United Kingdom and Europol.
The Securities and Exchange Commission presented a complaint with case details.
Three Greek banks are threatened to be attacked again if the ransom of 20,000 bitcoin is not paid.
The United States Marshals Service has sold the last 44,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road marketplace.
The US Marshals Service plans to auction off the final chunk of 44,341 bitcoins confiscated from the Silk Road online dark market.
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 phone provider TalkTalk gets hacked, receives a ransom demand of £80,000 and is threatened to the customer data being published.