Canadians Charged for $220,000 Bitcoin Scam on Twitter

Two Canadian nationals have been indicted for scheming to steal bitcoin from an Oregon resident. Karanjit and Jagroop Singh Khatkar of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, posed as customer service representatives of HitBTC, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, in order to steal login credentials of a target’s account. According to a statement from the Attorney’s Office […]

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Bitcoin Miners “Very Bullish” on Price: Skew

Bitcoin miners are turning very bullish on the cryptocurrency’s price, according to data analytics firm Skew Markets. The London-based cryptocurrency group explained that miners are increasing their capacity to mine bitcoins, a behavior which typically reflects their interest in boosting their incentives. And the reason why they want to accumulate as much as bitcoins as […]

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US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions Cryptocurrencies In an advisory issued on August 21, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) highlighted the use of “convertible virtual currency” (“CVC”) in facilitating the black market. According to the […]

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Bitcoin expert scams a scammer, donates the money to charity : Bitcoin

A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A […]

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What does ‘offline signing of wallets’ mean?? : Bitcoin

A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A […]

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