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Criminals Use U.S. Based Crypto Exchange

A Wall Street Journal investigation has found that nearly $90 million in criminal proceeds have flowed through supposedly anonymous cryptocurrency exchanges since 2016, allowing the money men to launder their ill-gotten gains. The WSJ calls out one such exchange run … Continue reading

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Crypto Detectives Track Stolen Bitcoins

As noted before, cryptocurrency transactions are not anonymous. The U.S. government tracked down Bitcoin transactions in the Department of Justice’s indictment of Russian election hackers. The Wall Street Journal’s video notes that there are now a number of cryptocurrency detectives … Continue reading

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Irish Pro-Choice Crowdfunding Site Attacked

As of 1983, abortions became constitutionally illegal in Ireland by the Eighth Amendment, although women are allowed to leave the country to obtain one. Together For Yes is a social movement and #crowdfunding campaign that is seeking to overturn the … Continue reading

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Crypto-Currency Exchange May Be Bailed Out

Crypto-currency exchange Coincheck, that lost almost $500 Million (or 523 million NMX tokens) in a recent hack, may be rescued by Japanese internet broker Monex Group. Coincheck paid out about $435 Million to about 260,000 customers to partially reimburse them. … Continue reading

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Insurer Denies Crypto Exchange Claim

Scary times in crypto-currency land as a major Korean insurer has denied the claim of a Bitcoin exchange. Yapian, the parent of YouBit, a crypto-currency exchange, filed a $2.8 million claim to recover for the hack with its insurer DB … Continue reading

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Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Promises Discounted Refunds

More bad news for crypto-currencies as the Japanese exchange reported the largest hack in crypto history, >$500 million. But, the exchange, Coincheck has promised to pay its 260,000 customers for their losses out of its own pocket (but doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Crowd Infect You

A crowd infection virus is now being seen by security experts called Popcorn Time. It’s ransom ware that infects your computer by getting you to click a link or download a file. The nasty part is, that in order to … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding DAO Fund Hacked

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) raised $150 Million crowdfunding a new investment fund to finance ventures that would advance the crypto-currency Ethereum. Investors traded cash for Ethereum and got tradable DAO tokens in return, which gave them the right to … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Portals Beware!

Because 88% of SEC tested broker-dealers and 74% of investment advisers have experienced cyber attacks, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement is telling financial institutions that a cyber breach may also result in a violation … Continue reading

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