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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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Bitcoin Transactions Help Police Track Down Dark Web Drug Dealer

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. A French national has pleaded guilty to selling narcotics on the dark web after police were able to trace his criminal activities through his bitcoin accounts. Police arrested 36-year-old Gal Vallerius in September at the Atlanta airport in the US while traveling to attend a beard and mustache competition, ...

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Bitcoin in Its Dark Hours Still More Popular Than Beyonce

Google searches for Bitcoin have reportedly declined 75 percent through 2018, yet the leading cryptocurrency is still outstripping the famous pop-star Beyonce on Google Trends, CNBC reported Tuesday, June 12th. Bitcoin analyst Brian Kelly told CNBC’s ‘Futures Now’ that only during her Coachella music festival performance this April did the megastar briefly eclipse Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of internet search ...

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Vietnam: Startup Modern Tech Goes Dark After Taking $660 Million From Investors in Two ICOs

Ho Chi Minh City-based startup Modern Tech has gone dark after duping 32,000 people of an estimated VND 15 trillion ($660 million) in relation to two fake cryptocurrency projects and their initial coin offerings (ICOs). On Sunday, dozens of disgruntled investors gathered in front of Modern Tech’s headquarters in the business district of Ho Chi Minh City carrying signs denouncing ...

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Litecoin Adoption on the Dark Web is Surging Quickly

The dark web has been pretty beneficial to different cryptocurrencies. It is how Bitcoin suddenly began gaining traction years ago. In the past twelve months, a few competing currencies have also begun gaining traction on the dark web. It seems this competition is heating up as we speak. Monero and the Dark Web In recent months, various dark web marketplaces ...

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Judge Sentences Five University of Manchester Students Who Sold Millions of Dollars of Drugs on the Dark Web

Five students from the University of Manchester who sold more than £800,000 ($1.12 million) worth of drugs on the dark web using Bitcoin have been sentenced and jailed — the ringleader, Basil Assaf, has received 15 years and three months.   Assaf and his accomplice James Roden were arrested at their Manchester city centre flat on the day the FBI shut down Silk Road in ...

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IMF Chief Lagarde On ‘Dark Side’ Of Crypto: Blockchain… | News

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde said that crypto markets must be regulated by the same laws that apply to the traditional markets in an IMF blog post published today, March 13. The post, “Addressing the Dark Side of the Crypto World,” begins by praising the virtues of Blockchain technology, which she refers to as an “exciting advancement that ...

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Litecoin Gains Popularity on the Dark Web

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Litecoin, according to a new report published by Recorded Future, is now the second most popular cryptocurrency token on the Dark Web. The report undertook a longitudinal analysis of digital communications avenues available to users on the dark web and found that nearly 30 percent of Dark ...

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