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California Nurse Charged With Selling Hundreds of Bitcoin Worth of Opiates

A Rancho Cordova, California nurse has been charged by federal authorities with selling illegal narcotics via dark net markets. Allegedly, her username Farmacy41 earned over 200 BTC across three markets. Carrie Alaine Markis made an appearance in federal court in Sacramento, charged with numerous counts of drug dealing. Farmacy41 Markis reportedly used the handle Farmacy41 […]

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South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Upbit Denies Fraud Allegations as Executives are Formally Charged

Advertisement South Korea’s top financial regulator has formally filed fraud charges against executives of one of the Asian country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges. Three senior executives of Upbit including the founder Song Chi-Hyung were charged with making fraudulent transactions between September and December last year by prosecutors in Seoul, according to nocutnews. Specifically, the senior Upbit […]


EtherDelta Founder Charged with Operating ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pressed formal charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency trading platform EtherDelta, for not registering his company as a national securities exchange.   Required to Register According to an official press release, the SEC has taken action against the founder of digital token trading platform EtherDelta, Zachary Coburn. […]

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Riot Blockchain, MGT Capital CEOs Charged in $27 Million Penny Stock Scam

Advertisement Two of the blockchain hype bubble’s flagship companies now find themselves with new captains at their respective helms, after their CEOs stepped down days after being charged by U.S. regulators with perpetrating a $ 27 million penny stock scam. Riot Blockchain, MGT Capital CEOs Named in SEC Complaint John O’Rourke, who until this week […]

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Hacker Charged by Federal Authorities Fails at Using Altcoins to Secure His Bail

Martin Marsich was arrested earlier this year for allegedly hacking video game giant Electronic Arts Inc.’s (EA) systems and stealing digital funds. In attempts to pay his bail, Marsich was planned on trading in $ 750,000 in altcoins. However, he was eventually shut-out after officials claimed it was a liability issue. Paying Bail with Cryptocurrency? […]

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Crypto Daily News: Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Futures Launched & 21-Year-Old Charged with Bitcoin (BTC) Money Laundering

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) futures just launched in London and the details of the 21-year-old Californian that was charged for Bitcoin money laundering. Crypto Daily News: August 20th, 2018 Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Futures On Friday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) took a step into the big leagues […]