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Tim Draper Calls For Ross Ulbricht’s Release: ‘We Need Entrepreneurs Like That Guy!’

News One of the most successful investors in the world is calling for the release of convicted criminal Ross Ulbricht. Following up on a September 21 tweet by Tim Draper that was completely sympathetic to the imprisoned Silk Road creator, Fred Schebesta of the Crypto Finder video podcast took a mo..

Scale of OneCoin Scam Unravels Amid Ongoing Court Hearings

Analysis With each passing day, the financial nitty-gritty associated with the cryptocurrency-related OneCoin Ponzi scheme continues to become of increasing interest to members of the global crypto community. The U.S. government’s previous estimate of the scam that raked in a total of $4 billion ..

FBI: Crypto Is A “Significant Problem That Will Get Bigger And Bigger”

News Director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Christopher Wray testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee at a hearing on security threats facing the United States. On Nov. 5, during the hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affai..

Blockchain Voting Systems — Can Democracy Rely on Them?

Analysis At the beginning of October, a story released by CNN claimed that a student affiliated with the University of Michigan attempted to hack into West Virginia’s blockchain-based voting system called Voatz. As per the report, the FBI is now actively investigating the matter and is looking to ..

French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

News French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XMR) cryptojacking. Cryptojacking backed by “massive firepower”BBC News reported the development on Aug. 27. According to the police, the botnet was distributed by sending virus-laden emails with offers for erotic pi..

Justice Department Slams Crypto Escrow Exec Over $7 Million Fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York has indicted the head of a bitcoin escrow company for defrauding investors of $7 million. According to the press release published by the division of the Department of Justice, head of Volatnis Escrow Platform LLC, Jon Barry Thompson, ..

FBI Investigating Long Island Iced Tea’s Shift to Blockchain

News The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into Long Island Iced Tea’s (LTEA) shift to blockchain for evidence of insider trading and securities fraud. They are now requesting access to Whatsapp messages that may prove it. FBI wants to use a warrant from another case t..

US FBI Calls for QuadrigaCX Users to Provide Information

News The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) called for former users of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to provide information in an official announcement published on June 3. Earlier this year, QuadrigaCX had filed for creditor protection after the unexpected death of its f..

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