Crime

In Palestine, Civilians Are Using Bitcoin More Than Hamas

| Leigh Cuen

Terrorists are using bitcoin, but they aren't the only ones. Here's the real story about bitcoin usage in Palestine.

Cryptopia Exchange Kept Users’ Cryptos in Pooled Wallet: Liquidator

| Daniel Palmer

The liquidator for the collapsed Cryptopia exchange says the way the platform was managed is slowing up the task of determining user holdings.

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Dark Web Drug Dealer to Forfeit Millions in Illicit Crypto Earnings

| Daniel Palmer

A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell opioids and other drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies. 

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

| Daniel Palmer

A British man has been handed jail time and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen data for crypto.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

| Daniel Palmer

A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.

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Three UK Men Busted Over Bitcoin-Based Drug Ring

| William Foxley

The trio sold their products on the dark web and shipped as far as Australia.

Coinbase Sets Out How It Foiled a ‘Sophisticated’ Hacking Attack

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has detailed how it was targeted by, and foiled, "a sophisticated, highly targeted, thought out attack."

Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

| Daniel Palmer

Five people have been charged in Australia over a cold-call cryptocurrency investment fraud that allegedly duped investors for over $1.8 million.

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Coinbase Must Face Negligence Suit Over Bitcoin Cash Listing, Judge Rules

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase will have to face a negligence lawsuit from customers who bought bitcoin cash during the 2017 bull run, a judge ruled.

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.