Browsing the "Court Cases" Tag

Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset in Feud Over Tax Payment

| Yogita Khatri

An Israeli court has ruled against an investor in declaring bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, and thus subject to capital gains tax.

Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has been awarded over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud.

Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor

| Yogita Khatri

The cryptocurrency investment scheme OneCoin, widely claimed to be a fraud, is being sued by a former investor over her losses.

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Craig Wright Ordered to Disclose Bitcoin Addresses in Kleiman Court Case

| Yogita Khatri

A U.S. court has ordered self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright to disclose bitcoin addresses from 2013 in an ongoing lawsuit.

Creditor Takes Crypto Startup London Block Exchange to Court

| Ian Allison and Anna Baydakova

A law firm has taken the London Block Exchange to court saying it's owed money, but the startup's CEO has denied it is going out of business.

US Prosecutors Charge 2 Foreign Nationals Over Bitcoin Investment Scam

| Yogita Khatri

Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in the U.S. for wire fraud and money laundering relating to a fake bitcoin investment scheme.

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

| Yogita Khatri

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.

Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

A 22-year-old bitcoin dealer from the U.S. has been ordered to hand over $823,357 gained illegally via an unlicensed money transmission business.

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Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

| Yogita Khatri

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

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Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpeles Found Guilty Over Data Manipulation in Tokyo Court

| Yogita Khatri

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles was found innocent of embezzlement in a Tokyo court, but received a suspended sentence for manipulating data.