US Charges Singaporean Miner Who Stole $5M Worth of Cloud Computing Power

The United States prosecutors officially indict a man from Singapore for stealing Amazon Web Services’ cloud computing power to mine cryptocurrencies. The United States prosecutors have officially indicted a man from Singapore for using stolen identities to illegally utilize Amazon Web Services’ cloud computing power for crypto mining. According to the indictment initially filed on […]

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Mt. Gox Trustee Contacts US DOJ in Connection with Vinnik Investigation

Mt. Gox’s rehabilitation trustee has contacted the United States Department of Justice in search of information about the alleged former BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik. Nobuaki Kobayashi, trustee of the now-defunct Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox, has contacted the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in search of information about Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator […]

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BTC-e’s Vinnik Case Drags on as New Accusations Continue Emerging

Vinnik appears to be a “strategic intellectual resource” following extradition requests from multiple countries and alleged ties to an elite Russian cyber-espionage unit. On July 25, 2019, United States prosecutors filed a complaint against the defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and its alleged former operator, Alexander Vinnik. The indictment was filed nearly 24 months after Vinnik […]

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John McAfee Reportedly Released Following Detainment in The Dominican Republic

John McAfee appears to have been released following arrest and detainment in the Dominican Republic, where police seized high-calibre weapons from his yacht. Cryptocurrency enthusiast and antivirus software namesake John McAfee appears to have been released by authorities in the Dominican Republic today. McAfee posted a picture on his official Twitter account with the caption: […]

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