Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire Plot Lands Jilted Lover 12 Years in Prison – CCN Markets

The most persistent myth about bitcoin is that the dominant cryptocurrency allows users to make anonymous transactions. That myth may have contributed to the downfall of Tina Jones, an Illinois woman who will now spend 12 years in jail for a murder-for-hire plot gone awry. Illinois Nurse Pleads Guilty to Murder Plot Earlier today, Jones, […]

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Multi-Million Bitcoin ATM Plot Exposes Holes in EU’s Money Laundering Net

Spain’s Guardia Civil (Civil Guard) police unit has indicated that current rules in Europe are inadequate with regards to discouraging the use of Bitcoin ATMs to launder money. According to Bloomberg, this deficiency results from the fact that the owners of the Bitcoin ATMs are not required by the strict AML regulations to vet users […]

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Hackers Thieve $32 Million in Cryptocurrency from Japanese Exchange Bitpoint

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint’s parent company Remixpoint has just revealed that the operator has lost 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) to hackers, as reported by the Nikkei Asian Review. ¥3.5 billion hacked from Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange https://t.co/zbdqXgFCIO — The Japan Times (@japantimes) July 12, 2019 Customer funds worth 2.5 billion yen have been stolen by […]

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Court Sentences Detroit Man For Trading Bitcoin Without Proper License

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A federal court has sentenced a Detroit man to a year and a day in prison and three years of supervised release for trading bitcoin without a money service license, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maine. The […]

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