Cryptocurrencies News Roundup 22.4.18 (deepd.tw)

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments.
New developments:
Verge (XVG) reveals partnership with MindGeek
Verge (XVG) had a few weeks ago raised 75 million XVG to secure a partnership with a mysterious company that had several high traffic websites, according to the cryptocurrency’s team. This week, it was revealed the partner is MindGeek, an…

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Scam Round-Up: Asian Investment Schemes and Snail Mail Extortion (news.bitcoin.com)

Unfortunately, as with any industry, scams of all shapes and sizes persist within the cryptocurrency sector. This past week has seen a Filipino couple arrested after amassing over $ 17 million USD through a bitcoin investment scam, and protests held outside the office of a Vietnamese company that swindled $ 660 through two multi-level marketing (MLM) initial coin offerings (ICOs). It appears that cryptocurrency scams are still being peddled via analog communications – with phone and

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Cryptocurrency news roundup, March 18, 2018 (deepd.tw)

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments.
New developments:
Binance is offering $ 250,000 for information that leads to hackers’ arrest
As covered by DeepDotWeb last week, cryptocurrency exchange Binance – which often sees trading volumes above $ 2 billion – had to thwart a large scale theft attempt that saw hackers manipulate the market to…

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Cryptocurrency news roundup, March 3, 2018 (deepd.tw)

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments.
New developments:
ING Group reveals Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex has an account with it
Dutch financial services company ING recently revealed that popular cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has a bank account with it. Ever since the exchange saw Wells Fargo sever ties with it last April, it wasn’t clear where it was banking, which led to various rumors that it was using Tether, a company…

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25.02.18 Dark Web and Cybercrime Roundup (deepd.tw)

UK Fentanyl Vendor Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison
A Dream vendor known as ‘Soviet Bear’ received an eight year prison sentence and a harsh warning from Cardiff Crown Court Judge Eleri Rees. UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered that a 25-year-old from Newport named Kyle Enos operated the vendor account. The Crown Prosecution Service proved, at a hearing that…

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