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FBI: Recent Bitcoin Ransomware Losses Top $18 Million
The FBI has received reports of more than $18m in losses in the past year stemming from the spread of bitcoin ransomware Cryptowall.
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Alleged Silk Road 2.0 Accomplice Arrested on Conspiracy Charges
Federal investigators have confirmed that Brian Richard Farrell has been arrested in connection with black market website Silk Road 2.0.
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CryptoLocker Crimewave Halted as Global Authorities Disable Network
International authorities have disabled GOZeuS, the P2P network behind the CryptoLocker malware.
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US Government Taps Nonprofit to Research Digital Currency Crime
The Internal Revenue Service has announced its intention to contract to a cybersecurity nonprofit to research digital currency crimes.
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Mt. Gox's Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Won't Stop US Class Action, Lawyer Says
The exchange's latest bankruptcy filing doesn't protect all of its legal entities, a US lawyer for the victims suggests.
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VC Firm Makes Bid for FBI’s Seized Silk Road Bitcoins
Falcon Global Capital has contacted the US government in an attempt to buy 27,000 seized Silk Road bitcoins.
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Federal Agency Responses Reveal US Government Attitudes to Bitcoin
The US Senate committee has revealed the responses it received to its previous requests for information on virtual currencies.
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FBI proves seizing bitcoins isn't the same as owning them
The FBI might have seized Ross Ulbricht's Silk Road bitcoins, but that doesn't mean they can access them.
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Silk Road alternatives emerge as public hammers FBI bitcoin wallet
The bitcoin community mocks the FBI, sending messages to the address used for seizing Silk Road's funds.
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