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AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud Involving ICO

Jared Rice Sr., founder of crypto bank AriseBank, pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud Wednesday in federal court.
Mar 22, 2019 at 10:59Nikhilesh De
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Criminal Past Haunts Surviving Founder of Troubled Crypto Exchange

Records show Michael Patryn changed name twice in five years.
Mar 20, 2019 at 10:44Doug Alexander and Matt Robinson
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Hacker Selling 26M Stolen User Records in Exchange for $5,000 Worth of Bitcoin

A hacker by the name of Gnosticplayers is trying to sell more than 26 million user records on the dark web in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin (1.2431 BTC).
Mar 20, 2019 at 10:12Yessi Bello Perez
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Japan: Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred to Prosecutors

An 18-year-old hacker was referred to prosecutors in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya for stealing cryptocurrency, local news outlet Japan Today reported on March 14.
Mar 15, 2019 at 14:52Ana Alexandre
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British Columbia Watchdog Exposes a Bitcoin HYIP Scheme

CBE’s website claims to offer four investment plans, with returns ranging from 3,586% to 7,985% after 24 to 48 hours.
Mar 14, 2019 at 11:53Aziz Abdel-Qader
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North Korean Hackers Net $670 Million in Foreign Currency Through Crypto-Attacks, Reports UN Security Council Panel

A report detailing North Korea’s evasion of economic embargos using blockchain technology was revealed by a Tokyo-based media outlet, Nikkei Asian Review.
Mar 11, 2019 at 16:12Chayanika Deka
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Is Gox Rising a Good Thing for Creditors or a Scam?

As a game encompasses billions of dollars, it is still unclear whether the Brock Pierce-backed Gox Rising movement performs a good deed or turns out to be a scam.
Mar 08, 2019 at 18:05Maud Gu
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1.3 Million Leaked Transactions Link Major Banks to $8.8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

A new set of reports by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, compiled from over 1.3 million leaked transactions from 238,000 companies, have linked many major banks to a scheme to channel billions of dollars out of Russia. The Troika Laundromat is unique in that “it was created by a prestigious financial institution.”
Mar 07, 2019 at 16:45Kevin Helms
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Court Gives QuadrigaCX 45-Day Extension in Search for Crypto Millions

A Canadian judge has granted troubled exchange QuadrigaCX a bit more breathing room as it searches for nearly $140 million in missing cryptocurrencies.
Mar 06, 2019 at 13:09Nikhilesh De
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Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com is Reportedly Under Government-Sponsored Attack

Bitcoin.com is likely under a government-sponsored cyber attack, according to owner and crypto investor Roger Ver.
Mar 05, 2019 at 13:53Davit Babayan
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Coinbase Sought Neutrino After Losing Control Over Customer Data Being Sold

Coinbase’s controversial acquisition of Neutrino was motivated by a desire to ditch its existing tech partners because they ”were actually selling client data to outside sources,” the head of sales at Coinbase said on Saturday.
Mar 04, 2019 at 09:46Grant Ferowich
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A Crypto Project That Raised $20 Million Is Caught Faking Its Founding Team

A cryptocurrency project that appears to have raised at least $20 million through a referral-based marketing scheme has been advertising false information about its team members, a CoinDesk investigation has found.
Feb 28, 2019 at 15:06Wolfie Zhao
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Crypto User on Reddit Reveals Massive Losses Through Substratum, Admitting $100,000 Mistake Was His Fault

The cryptocurrency industry, much like the stock market, is subject to the changing prices. Losses can happen, based on the actions that someone takes in the market, and if their choices are smart ones. That is the unfortunate lesson learned by one Redditor this week.
Feb 25, 2019 at 13:28Krystle M
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Mt. Gox tale back with a new twist with the ingress of CoinLab

Mt. Gox, a cryptocurrency exchange popular for its heist, is back in the limelight with a new twist in the civil rehabilitation program.
Feb 03, 2019 at 14:27Priya
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IOTA: Almost All Tokens From $11 Million Hack Have Been Found

Almost all of roughly $11 million-worth of iota tokens alleged to have been stolen by an individual from Oxford, UK, have been found.
Feb 01, 2019 at 14:58Daniel Palmer
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More Than 130 Blockchain Security Accidents Occurred in 2018, BlockBeats Reports

A total of 138 blockchain security issues happened last year, resulting in a huge economic loss of $2.238 billion.
Jan 30, 2019 at 19:22Maud Gu
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Cryptopia Compromised in Another Attack by Hackers; Loses 180k Worth of Ethereum

Cryptopia, the New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange which reported a security breach earlier this month, continues to lose its funds to hackers, according to a report by Elementus.
Jan 30, 2019 at 10:46Priya
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Monero's Riccardo 'Fluffypony' Spagni: Regulatory Arbitrage in Crypto Will Intensify

Monero (XMR) core developer Riccardo “Fluffypony'” Spagni has said he expects regulatory arbitrage to become an increasingly prevalent and impactful phenomenon in the crypto space in coming years.
Jan 29, 2019 at 10:09Marie Huillet
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25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to “Fake Stake” Attack

25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack
Jan 28, 2019 at 10:36P. H. Madore
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International Monetary Fund Says Growth of Blockchain in Malta Poses Significant Risks

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has judged that the growth of blockchain in Malta has created significant risks of money laundering and terrorism financing in the island’s economy.
Jan 25, 2019 at 10:13Marie Huillet
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