A US secret service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin pled guilty yesterday to money laundering and obstruction of justice.
Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has been re-arrested on charges of embezzlement.
Marketplaces on the dark web frequently processed more bitcoin transactions than BitPay last year, new research has found.
A man charged by US prosecutors for operating bitcoin exchange service Coin.mx without a money transmission license has been released on bail.
Diamonds are forever, and now a new startup – Everledger – is making a case that diamonds are for ledgers.
Japanese police arrested Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles today on allegations that he manipulated volume on the platform prior to its collapse.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police is reportedly pursuing fraud charges against Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles.
Two operators of Coin.mx were arrested today and charged with unlawful money transmission and money laundering.
Former federal agent Carl Force IV has been ordered to forfeit hundreds of bitcoins to the US government.
Six employees of bitcoin exchange Bitstamp were targeted in a weeks-long phishing attempt leading up to the theft of roughly $5m in bitcoin.
A cryptocurrency mining malware developer has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
The FBI has received reports of more than $18m in losses in the past year stemming from the spread of bitcoin ransomware Cryptowall.
Bitcoin could do no right this week as its use cases took a back seat to its still-prevalent association with the dark web.
US Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges will plead guilty to charges of money laundering and fraud stemming from the investigation of Silk Road.
A new US Treasury Department study reports that bitcoin could possibly be used to fund terrorism but that the actual risk posed remains uncertain.
A teenager who instructed ISIL (or ISIS) supporters on how to use bitcoin has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support.
An executive in Australia has been reportedly victimized by online hackers after the company they work for was pressured into paying a bitcoin ransom.
A New York City man was robbed of more than $1,100 in bitcoin at gunpoint late last month.
Following a court ruling that sentenced Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht to life in prison, fervent debate about the ruling quickly spread online.
Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison for the operation of Silk Road, the now-defunct online dark market.
A business in Southern California was the target of a police crackdown last month in connection with alleged gambling tied to an alternative cryptocurrency.
Extortionist group DD4BC is behind a new wave of distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks against organizations in Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia.
With the new attacks, the group is seeking 25 BTC from affected parties in exchange for relinquishing the flood of inbound data is issues that renders recipient websites inaccessible.
Most recently, DD4BC was named in an 8th May warning published by the Swiss Governmental Computer Emergency Response Team (GovCERT), a division of MELANI, a national agency focused on cybersecurity issues.
The Nevada Attorney General’s Office is seeking to arrest the operator of defunct bitcoin poker service Seals with Clubs.
As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Bryan Micon was charged in Nevada court on Monday with operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system. Micon is accused of failing to acquire the necessary licensure to operate Seals with Clubs.
If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and $50,000 in fines.