Dutch Mail-Bomber Demands Bitcoin to Stop Blowing Things Up

Dutch Mail-Bomber Demands Bitcoin to Stop Blowing Things Up

A recent string of letter bombs in the Netherlands has now taken a crypto twist. Specifically, the unknown mail-bomber is demanding Bitcoin in order to seize the attacks. Moreover, this bizarre extortion scheme is eerily similar to a previous Dutch crypto bomb scheme from 2015. Dutch letter bomber requests Bitcoin payment This story first broke … Continue reading Dutch Mail-Bomber Demands Bitcoin to Stop Blowing Things Up

BTCX Educates Swedish Police in Bitcoin and Blockchain Crime

Swedish Crypto Exchange BTCX Prepares For IPO

The cryptocurrency exchange BTCX recently helped the Swedish Police Authority get educated regarding cryptocurrency crime. Moreover, this comes as authorities around the world seek to better understand crypto crime. BTCX visited the Swedish National Centre for Fraud Prevention On January 16th, three employees from BTCX visited the national headquarters of the Swedish Police Authority. Specifically, … Continue reading BTCX Educates Swedish Police in Bitcoin and Blockchain Crime

Craig Wright Ordered to Attend Bitcoin Theft Court Session

Craig Wright will need to appear in court to counter claims that he stole 1.1 million BTC

The court denied Craig Wright’s motion to avoid appearing This news was corroborated by fresh court documents, filed on June 10th. What’s more, Wright had apparently requested that he would receive permission to appear by videoconference rather than appearing in the flesh. As such, Wright argued that physically attending the courtroom session could cause him … Continue reading Craig Wright Ordered to Attend Bitcoin Theft Court Session

Quadriga: Mystery Deepens Further As Criminal Past of Founder Emerges

Quadriga Mystery Deepens Further As Criminal Past of Founder Emerges

The case of QuadrigaCX, the crypto exchange which has apparently misplaced between $140 and $190 million of its users’ funds deepens as it emerges the surviving founder of the company has a criminal past with multiple felonies and jail time served. The mysterious QuadrigaCX scandal, in which Canadian now-defunct exchange Quadriga lost up to $190 … Continue reading Quadriga: Mystery Deepens Further As Criminal Past of Founder Emerges