Crime

Indian Police Arrest ‘Cashcoin’ Gang Accused of Scamming Millions From Investors

Police in Mumbai have busted a gang allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 billion rupees…

Crypto Crime Trends Evolving as Users Wise Up: Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past two…

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

A number of apps in Microsoft’s app store have been found to be able to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. The eight apps, discovered by Symantec…

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission scored a legal victory Thursday after a federal judge placed a preliminary injunction against…

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug…

Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed…

New Zealand Police Say Cryptopia Is Ready to Resume Trading, but Platform Remains Offline

The New Zealand Police have reported that recently hacked crypto exchange Cryptopia is ready to be relaunched and resume operations,…

Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

The Palestinian military-political group Hamas, which the U.S. government deems a terrorist organization, may be using the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange…

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a New York Supreme Court indictment over SIM-swapping identity and crypto theft.…

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on victims’ Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.…

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