Bitcoin lending platform BTCJam is no longer taking new US customers, citing uncertainty around regulation in the country.
A US judge has ruled that a Kentucky man must repay a loan he originally solicited in bitcoin.
Patrick Murck, executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation, has joined BTCJam's board of advisors to help spread crowdfunded bitcoin loans worldwide.
P2P bitcoin lending startup BTCJam has said no funds were lost after a security breach at its mail provider.
A man using at least two aliases has defrauded both investors and a Tampa-based industrial bitcoin mine.
The startup uses bitcoin to shift value around the globe, allowing anyone to borrow via its platform.