Tag: FBI

  • Crypto

    FBI Seeks to Speak with Bitconnect Victims as Part of Investigation

    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking to speak to those investors burned by what has perhaps become the best known scam in cryptocurrency history, Bitconnect. The word Bitconnect is now synonymous with scams targeting the cryptocurrency community. It was not only one of the more brazen...

    Rick D. | February 20, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Crypto

    US Agencies Top List of Law Enforcement Requests Sent to Crypto Exchanges

    As the crypto industry grows, its increased use by both innocent cryptocurrency investors and malicious cyber criminals does as well. This has prompted government agencies and financial market regulators to take a deeper look at crypto transactions in order to track down potential criminal behavior in hopes of...

    Tony Spilotro | January 18, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Extortionists Turn From Blackmail to Bomb Threats

    Dozens of U.S. businesses, public buildings, and more have been evacuated in response to a string of bomb threats currently sweeping the nation. The person or persons making the threats, are demanding a sum of Bitcoin be sent to a wallet address, or are threatening to detonate a...

    Tony Spilotro | December 13, 2018 | 9:51 pm
  • Crypto
    Crypto

    FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO for $4 Million Crypto-Related Fraud

    The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas has announced that the CEO of AriseBank was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday over more than $4 million crypto-related fraud. AriseBank CEO Jared Rice Faces up to 120 Years in Federal Prison, Says U.S. Attorney Jared Rice, a...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 30, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Industry

    Crypto Exchange Seized by SEC, Why Exchanges are Cautious in Adding Tokens

    Although members of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC’) have recently stated that it would be in America’s best interest to give the crypto industry much-needed leeway, the two regulatory bodies have just cracked down on one of crypto’s very...

    Nick Chong | September 28, 2018 | 7:00 am
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    Interview

    John McAfee Interview: ‘Bitcoin Will Become The Gold Standard’

    In an interview with NewsBTC, John McAfee said Bitcoin will “skyrocket soon” to become “enormously valuable.” He also criticized social media sites for failing to stand up to the SEC which he described as “shadowy” and claims is “acting illegally.” McAfee: “Bitcoin Will Become the Gold Standard” McAfee...

    tim copeland | August 30, 2018 | 1:30 pm

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