Often referred to as the ‘Wild West of finance’, various scams, hacks and other crimes have been exposed and reported in the bitcoin world. Here you’ll find the latest news on the darker side of cryptocurrency.
U.S. authorities formally charged the alleged moderators of DeepDotWeb with money laundering and other crimes.
The FBI has seized DeepDotWeb, a comparison search system and news site for dark web markets, for alleged money laundering.
The Federal Trade Commission is suing a crowdfunder who promised a smart backpack but instead spent the proceeds on bitcoin.
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Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”
Multiple outlets are reporting a wave of ransomware attacks affecting the UK’s National Health Service as well as other firms throughout the world.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's work is being hampered by the criminal use of virtual currencies.
The United Nations agency dedicated to fighting drug trafficking and organized crime has developed a new cryptocurrency training program.
Regional prosecutors in Germany are investigating a payment processor connected to OneCoin.