Crimes

$3B Ponzi Scheme Is Now Allegedly Dumping Bitcoin by the Hundreds

Amid a downturn in the cryptocurrency markets, the apparent swathe of Bitcoin sell-offs from a $3 billion Chinese Ponzi scheme ...

New England Firm Settles with SEC Over Allegedly Unregistered $6.3M ICO

A New England-based firm has settled with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over an allegedly unregist...

US Court Temporarily Freezes $8M in Response to SEC Request Yesterday

A United States District Court has entered an emergency freeze to preserve $8 million of a New York citizen and two of his enti...

Cyber Criminals Netted $4.3B From Crypto-Related Crime in 2019: Study

Cyber criminals have netted $4.3 billion from digital currency exchanges, investors and users in 2019.  Blockchain security com...

Bitmain Accuses Cryptocurrency Project of Impersonation

Cryptocurrency mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has accused a cryptocurrency project of falsely using its name in the promo...

Researchers Discover New Cryptocurrency-Focused Trojan

Computer analysts at cybersecurity firm Zscaler ThreatLabZ have found a new type of trojan that targets cryptocurrency users. I...

Texas Securities Watchdog Shuts Down Craigslist Crypto Scammer

Authorities in Texas have issued a cease and desist order against an alleged crypto scammer operating on Craigslist. According ...

15 Countries to Develop Crypto Transaction Tracking System: Report

About 15 global jurisdictions, including the G7 countries, will reportedly develop a system for tracking crypto transactions to...

Binance Coin Soars 12% After KYC Leak ‘FUD’ Fails to Shake Investors

The native token of crypto exchange Binance has soared ~11% despite fresh rumors of a possible Know-Your-Customer (KYC) data le...

Dark Market Drug Dealers Plead Guilty, Forfeit Crypto Proceeds

A couple operating out of Merced, California have pleaded guilty to selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for cryptocurrenc...