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BTC-e Operator, Accused of Laundering $4 Billion, to be Extradited to France

BTC-e Operator, Accused of Laundering $4 Billion, to be Extradited to France
July 17, 2018Swati Khandelwal
In a legal extradition tug-of-war between the United States and Russia, it seems France has won the game, surprisingly. A Greek court ha...

Yikes! Three armed men tried to rob a Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

Yikes! Three armed men tried to rob a Bitcoin Exchange in Canada
January 24, 2018Wang Wei
As many non-tech savvy people think that Bitcoin looks like a Gold coin as illustrated in many stock images, perhaps these robbers also p...

Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens

Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens
November 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. Tether, a Santa Monica-based start-up that provides a dollar-backed cryptocurrency tokens...

Greek Court Approves US Extradition of BTC-e Operator In $4 Billion Money Laundering Case

Greek Court Approves US Extradition of BTC-e Operator In $4 Billion Money Laundering Case
October 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A Greek court has approved the U.S. extradition of a 38-year-old Russian national accused of laundering more than $4 billion in bitcoin f...

Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets
August 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The cyber criminals behind the global WannaCry ransomware attack that caused chaos worldwide have finally cashed out their ransom payments....

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks
July 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Digital currencies have emerged as a favourite tool for hackers and cyber criminals, as digital currency transactions are nearly anonymou...

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme
July 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Greek  police have arrested a Russian man who is believed to have been the operator of the popular BTC-e Bitcoin exchange on charges of l...

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen
July 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's largest Bitcoin and Ether cryptocurrencies exchanges Bithumb has recently been hacked, resulting in loss of more t...

FBI is Investigating Theft of $1.3 Million in Bitcoin from a Massachusetts Man

FBI is Investigating Theft of $1.3 Million in Bitcoin from a Massachusetts Man
October 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Over two months ago, the world's third largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex lost around $72 Million worth of Bitcoins in a major hack. ...

BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible

BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible
October 12, 2016Wang Wei
UPDATE: The site is back and working. Blockchain team released a statement via Twitter, which has been added at the end of this article...

Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers

Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers
August 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
Another day, another bad news for Bitcoin users. A leading Bitcoin information site is warning users that an upcoming version of the Bl...

Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins
August 13, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange 'Bitfinex' that lost around $72 Million worth of its customers’ Bitcoins last week is now offer...

Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After $72 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex Exchange

Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After $72 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex Exchange
August 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
Yet another blow to Bitcoin: One of the world's most popular exchanges of the cryptocurrency has suffered a major hack, leading to a ...

$1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange

 $1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange
February 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The most popular Chinese Bitcoin exchange BTER announced that it has been hacked on Valentine’s Day and lost more than £1.1 Million-wor...

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack
January 05, 2015Mohit Kumar
One of the biggest, reliable and most trusted Bitcoin exchange — Bitstamp — on Monday announced that it has been a target of a hackin...

MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer

MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer
March 15, 2014Swati Khandelwal
This News will blow everyone’s mind! If you are a bitcoins holder then you might be aware of  MtGox , Once the World's biggest Bitco...

World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox Shuts Down; CEO quits Bitcoin Foundation

World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox Shuts Down; CEO quits Bitcoin Foundation
February 24, 2014Wang Wei
World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. G ox  has shut down its website, withdrawal system, deleted its Twitter feed and halted all tradi...