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March 20, 2019

# Bitcoin Crime News

March 13, 2019 by at Bitcoin, Crime, Hardware, News
Canadian police are on the hunt for four individuals, suspected of a defrauding a local bitcoin company via "double spend" attacks on Bitcoin ATMs. CBC News reported March 12, 2019, that law enforcement officials are asking for useful information from the public leading to the arrest of the suspects. Details...
August 23, 2018 by at Bitcoin, Crime, News, Regulation
A 21-year-old Bitcoin dealer is currently being prosecuting for illegal money transmission and money laundering. According to the Department of Justice in the Southern District of California, Jacob Burrell Campos was arrested in August 2018, as he attempted to enter the United States from Mexico. He was ordered to be...
December 18, 2017 by at Bitcoin, News, Regulation
While Satoshi had good intentions in mind when developing Bitcoin, and subsequently the Blockchain, the same cannot be said of bad actors who have taken advantage of the decentralized and pseudo-anonymous aspects of the cryptocurrency. Crime Scenario In the latest story of bitcoin-related crime, Zoobia Shahnaz, a 27-year-old Pakistani-U.S woman...
June 25, 2017 by at Bitcoin, News, Regulation
It is widely known that Bitcoin has enjoyed immense popularity with underground crime markets because of the anonymity associated with financial transactions. Despite becoming mainstream for traditional businesses and everyday consumer commerce, crypto’s nefarious use remains strong, with ransomware and other criminal actors brazenly seeking to extort payment in bitcoin...
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