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Report: Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam, Arrest 277

Philippine police have reportedly raided the offices of an alleged cryptocurrency scam that was targeting investors in China. According to…

Chinese Police Reportedly Close Office of ICO Startup

The offices of Chinese initial coin offering (ICO) startup GXChain have reportedly been closed by the local police. On Sept.…

Thai ‘Cryptocurrency Wizard’ Nabbed for Alleged Role in $16M Heist

A 48-year old Thai man who called himself the “cryptocurrency wizard” has been arrested in Bangkok over his alleged role…

French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XRM) cryptojacking.  Cryptojacking backed by “massive…

Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year

Australian citizen Katherine Nguyen has pleaded guilty to stealing $450,000 in XRP — over 100,000 tokens — in January 2018.…

Ukraine: Crypto Miners Arrested for Compromising Nuclear Plant Security

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arrested power plant operators for mining cryptocurrency in the Yuzhoukrainsk nuclear power plant…

Eike Batista Arrested on Suspicion of Money Laundering Via Bitcoin

Wealthy businessman Eike Batista has been arrested by federal police on account of suspected money laundering, which they believe he…

China: Police Investigating EtherDelta Over Alleged Exit Scam, Report

Chinese police are reportedly taking legal action against non-custodial token trading platform EtherDelta in connection with an apparent exit scam. …

Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange’s Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy

Former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, a spin-off of controversial BTC-e exchange, was arrested in Italy. No official statement…

Gang of Masked Men Raid Bitcoin Embassy in Birmingham

A gang of masked men have raided a Bitcoin (BTC) embassy in the English city of Birmingham, sparking a police…

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