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Bitcoin and Ethereum Rise 6% as Market Rebounds During Dark Skies

Over the past 12 hours, Bitcoin and Ethereum have risen by more than 6 percent in value, but some analysts are still not convinced about the short-term trend of the crypto market. Generally Positive Sentiment The quick recovery of Bitcoin and Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, has led the general sentiment of the market to become more ...

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Bitcoin ATM Malware for Sale on the Dark Web

Malware targeting Bitcoin ATMs has reportedly been found online for sale on underground dark web sites that sell various illegal goods and services. The malware does not come cheap, as it is being sold for $25,000. The seller has reportedly received over 100 customer reviews, which indicates that the expensive piece of malware has generated substantial income. The malware is ...

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‘Dark Horse’ U.S. Presidential Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Andrew Yang, a “dark horse” U.S. presidential candidate running as a Democrat, tweeted that he is accepting donations in bitcoin, Ether and other cryptocurrencies for his 2020 presidential bid. Yang is a successful entrepreneur who founded an organization called Venture for America, an entrepreneurial fellowship. He authored a book called “The War on Normal People” which argues in favor of ...

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$17 Million Worth Of Bitcoin Seized From A Dark Web Drug Ring

Bitcoin has been associated with criminal activities for a long time now and while the crypto community has refuted such claims, an increasing number of instances involving the use of Bitcoin in crime suggest otherwise. The latest is the indictment of two men from Maryland by the US Department of Justice. The two were allegedly manufacturing Xanax and distributing it ...

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U.S. Agencies Seize Cryptocurrencies From Dark Web Drug Dealers

Cryptocurrencies have historically been used as a way to transfer value between shrouded individuals, with the infamous ‘Silk Road’ dark web marketplace being a key example. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has just announced the arrests of over 35 dark web vendors, seizing cryptocurrency holdings from the arrested individuals. Cryptocurrencies Taken from Dark Web Illicit Good Vendors Yesterday, the ...

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DOJ, U.S. Agencies Seize Over $12M Bitcoin in a Slew of Dark Web Busts …

The U.S. Department of Justice, in cooperation with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Secret Service (USSS), the Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), have apprehended more than 35 dark web drugs and arms dealers in a nation-wide bust. Per the arrests, the agencies confiscated such illicit items as military-grade weapons, drugs ...

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SUSPICIOUS BITHUMB HACK CONNECTED TO BITBLENDER DARK WEB SERVICE

June 21, 2018 Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT): Attorney Jonathan Levy predicts the $32 million in cryptocurrency reported hacked from Bithumb Exchange was laundered through Bitblender.io.  Bitblender.io boasts it is the “#1 Bitcoin Mixer on the Darknet.” Bitblender claims to use smart technology to erase Bitcoin history and make transactions 100% anonymous in effect laundering Bitcoins.  It is ...

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Authorities Track Bitcoin Transactions of Dark Web Drug Dealer, Arrested

A 36-year-old French national plead guilty this week in U.S. courts for selling narcotics for Bitcoin on the dark web. Guy Vallerius, who operated under the monkier ‘OxyMonster,’ was arrested by authorities at the Atalanta airport last September as he was making his way to Austin, Texas to take part in the World Beard and Mustache Championships. Authorities Uncover Identity ...

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