FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

Like most scams, it will be years before Bitconnect’s operators have felt the full weight of their actions. However, the US government wants victims to help bring the $ 2.5 billion crypto Ponzi scheme to justice. FBI Wants to Talk to Bitconnect Victims The FBI is looking to talk to people victimized by the Bitconnect scheme. It is publicly taking applications and information via its website. The agency will contact those it deems interesting enough to help with the investigation. The FBI writes: “By mid-December 2017, BCC boasted a market cap of over $ 2.5 billion. Bitconnect guaranteed investors up to a

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Pharma Stocks Decline as House Democrats Investigate Drug Prices

Stock prices of twelve of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the USA have fallen sharply after the commencement of a Congressional investigation into prescription drug pricing practices. In a statement released yesterday, it was revealed that the House Oversight Committee chaired by Senator Elijah Cummings (D-Md) sent letters requesting information about their pricing strategies to AbbVie, Amgen,

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Indian Authorities Investigate Darknet and Bitcoin Roles in Drug Trafficking

Indian authorities are investigating two syndicates selling drugs over the darknet using bitcoin. R.R. Bhatnagar, the director general of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), said that for the first time, the bureau has detected drug dealers using bitcoin and the darknet operating illegal drug trafficking in India. The NCB investigations have indicated that some of […]

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