Court Cases

Legal israel
Crypto Exchange Bits of Gold Wins Supreme Court Battle Over Bank Block
Cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold has won a notable legal victory over an Israeli bank in its bid to keep access to banking services.
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Israeli shekel and bitcoin
Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset in Feud Over Tax Payment
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.
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Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case
U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has been awarded over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud.
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Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme OneCoin Sued by Former Investor
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
A U.S. court has ordered self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright to disclose bitcoin addresses from 2013 in an ongoing lawsuit.
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Creditor Takes Crypto Startup London Block Exchange to Court
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.
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US Prosecutors Charge 2 Foreign Nationals Over Bitcoin Investment Scam
Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in the U.S. for wire fraud and money laundering relating to a fake bitcoin investment scheme.
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New York
New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering
A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.
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law, crime
Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange
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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Mt. Gox bitcoin protest
Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction
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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