Federal Authorities in California are Aggressively Targeting Alphabay and Silk Road Vendors (deepd.tw)

According to various court documents obtained by ArsTechnica, 11 vendors from large-scale dark web marketplaces Alphabay and Silkroad, which were shut down by the US law enforcement, are set to be sentenced by early 2018.
One of the 11 vendors is David Ryan Burchard, a long-time vendor on Alphabay, Silkroad and many other dark web marketplaces. As one of…

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Bolivian Authorities Arrest 60 ‘Cryptocurrency Promoters’ (bitcoinmagazine.com)

The Bolivian Financial System Supervision Authority (ASFI) arrested 60 “cryptocurrency promoters” last week. According to a statement published by the ASFI, in which it refers to bitcoin and several altcoins, the arrestees were carrying out “training activities” relating to  investments that have “characteristics of…

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