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Cryptocurrency news roundup, February 11, 2018

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase reveals 4 banks are blocking credit card purchases According to popular cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase, four US banks are currently preventing cryptocurrency purchases with credit cards. Per a tweet the company sent out, users from Capital One, Bank of America, Citi and JP Morgan ... Read More »

Task Force Argos Operated a Darknet Child Abuse Forum for 11 Months

With striking similarity to the US FBI’s takeover of the darknet child abuse forum PlayPen, Australian police triggered arrests across the globe after spending nearly a year secretly running the forum. Investigative journalists with VG, a Norwegian newspaper, unintentionally stumbled upon the secret operation while investigating the massive child exploitation forum known as Childs Play. While investigating the site, one ... Read More »


Defendant Sold 11 Kilograms of Marijuana, Facing Serious Punishment

A German man was charged with drug trafficking. The prosecution accused him of selling 11 kilograms of marijuana. The defendant also ordered narcotics from the dark web for his personal use. Law enforcement authorities stopped a 39-year-old’s car because of his suspicious Hanoverian license plate. The suspect, 39, of Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany was arrested on the scene since the ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, June 11, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: A CNBC commentator claims Bitcoin could reach $1 million thanks to ransomware CNBC commentator Jim Cramer, on the show “Squawk on the Street”, recently responded to a previously made comment by Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget who said Bitcoin could reach $1 million. According to Cramer Bitcoin could reach ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, February 12, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: China’s central bank threatened to shut down bitcoin exchanges The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), China’s central bank, released a statement in its website, where it laid out a warning issued to several bitcoin exchanges in a meeting. Notably, the People’s Bank of China told exchanges not to take ... Read More »

Bitcoin news round up 11 August 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments NEW DEVELOPMENTS Ross Ulbricht’s defense dispute trial fairness Ross Ulbricht, also known as Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR), owner of the notorious dark marketplace Silk Road that was taken down in 2013, has been sentenced to two life sentences in prison without parole. His lawyer, Joshua Dratel, disputed the fairness of the ... Read More »

Dating Profiles Of 1.1 Million People From BeautifulPeople.com Being Sold At Dark Web Markets

Personal details, such as the address, sexual preferences, incoming messages, of users on the online dating site BeautifulPeople.com are for sale on the dark web. BeautifulPeople.com is a dating site mostly known that the company claims it has an “exclusively beautiful community”, the website’s users are mostly elites. The data breach had been occurred about five months ago, however, according ... Read More »

New Jersey Online Cocaine Ring Uncovered: 11 Men Arrested

During Operation Skin Deep, a police action started as an undercover mission, 11 men from New Jersey were arrested for running an online drug ring. Christopher Castelluzzo (31), of Lake Hopatcong, was charged as the leader of the gang, and he had also been charged with the conspiracy to commit murder for his alleged role in trying to kill two ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 11 Oct. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Gemini bitcoin exchange is live. As P.H Madore of CryptoCoins News writes, the Winklevoss Twins have announced in the company’s blog that their long-waited bitcoin exchange has officially opened its doors to institutional and retail investors on October 8th. Gemini offers the four pillars of business, product, security, licensing and ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 11 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following the default on the IMF loan payment and the “No” vote on austerity measures in the Greek Referendum last Sunday, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is looking for alternative solutions in case Greece is forced out of the Eurozone. Sarah Jenn of NewsBtc reports that the Greek debt ... Read More »