Crime

Popular Korean Crypto YouTuber Badly Beaten After Threats From Angry Investors

A South Korean crypto YouTuber was assaulted at his home, with some suggesting the attackers may have been by upset…

US Lawmakers Call on Communications Regulator to Tackle SIM-Swapping Crime

Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. are demanding are demanding that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) takes action to tackle the…

US Citizen Accepting Bitcoin for Narcotics Indicted by DOJ

A U.S. citizen has been indicted for selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for bitcoin. Joanna De Alba…

Hawaiian Woman Invests 401K Into Crypto Mining Ponzi Scheme, Hit With Restraining Order

A woman based in the United States island-state of Hawaii has lost nearly half of her entire life savings, in…

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Be Extradited to France: Reports

Alleged BTC-e exchange operator and money launderer Alexander Vinnik is finally being extradited to France. The news was made public…

Crypto-Demanding Cybercriminals Ramp Up Ransomware Threat With Data Exposure

Cybercrime is growing at an exponential rate, and showing zero signs of slowing down or stopping in the near future.…

Ex-Bitmain Chip Designer Reportedly Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement

Yang Zuoxing, formerly a top chip designer for mining hardware giant Bitmain, has allegedly been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement. …

Netherlands Plans to Punish Crypto Scammers With Up to 6 Years in Jail

Aside from cryptocurrency and payments apps, the report also lists bill-sharing apps like Tikkie as being subject to the planned…

Brazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

Scammers targeted their network of victims through social media. After the victims sent funds, the suspects told them to wait…

UpBit Hack: Stolen ETH Worth Millions on the Move to Unknown Wallets

One of the addresses involved in last week’s theft from South Korean crypto exchange Upbit is moving millions of dollars…

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