SAN FRANCISCO — A concentrated campaign of price manipulation may have accounted for at least half of the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other big cryptocurrencies last year, according to a paper released on Wednesday by an...
The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange believes in industry self-policing. Upbit, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has awarded 1 million won ($929) to six people for reporting fraudulent cryptocurrency-related schemes, according to news.bitcoin.com. Upbit is based in South...
Coinrail, a relatively small South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, tweeted over the weekend that it was hacked, according to Google Translate. Bitcoin fell more than 10 percent to a low of $6,647.33, its lowest since April 9, according to...
Munchee Inc., on October 31, 2017, launched an Initial Coin Offering with the goal to raise $15 million. This was done to improve its blockchain-based iPhone app used to review restaurant meals or to post pictures. The U.S. Securities...
Back in the day, the government used to issue notices and a reward for the capture of certain individuals. Those notices were called “bounties” and the people who used to capture these criminals for the reward were called “bounty...
The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today shed light on a clone firm representing itself as Primus Forex Financial Group, which is a regulated brokerage company that provides professional investment services in the financial markets. The clone has no...
The impending clampdown is most likely the product of a legal saga against an affiliate marketer. Are we on the verge of a major crackdown by the US federal authorities against the binary options industry? Recent reports by several sources...
  BitBay is moving to Malta as Polish banks refuse to continue doing business with the exchange. Prominent Polish cryptocurrency exchange BitBay announced Tuesday that it will cease operations and trading in Poland, and move to the Republic of Malta. According...
An investigation into a Chinese cryptocurrency pyramid scheme has culminated in several successful prosecutions, as well as the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of yuan. Local Chinese media are reporting that Chinese prosecutors were able to successfully...
After compromising the personal information of approximately 90,000 customers at two Canadian banks, hackers demanded $1 million of XRP for the supposedly safe return of the data. While we’ve grown more accustomed to bitcoin-based ransoms, criminals may be attracted...

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