Posted Date: March 10, 2019
The U.S. Marshals is looking to hire an individual who can manage cryptocurrencies for the Asset Forfeiture Division. Over the last few years, the law enforcement agency has seized thousands of bitcoins from a variety of investigations. Now the Marshals are in need someone who is competent enough to handle matters like wallet creation, managing […] The post US Marshals Seeks New Recruit to Dispose of Seized Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
Market making and over-the-counter trading firm GSR Markets is taking legal action against lawyer Diana McDonald, who is accused of pocketing $2 million from a $4 million BTC transaction in which she acted as an escrow. Also Read: In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime GSR Markets Sues Lawyer Over […] The post Market Maker Sues Lawyer Over $4 Million BTC Transaction Gone Awry appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
Two Australian cryptocurrency exchanges have been suspended by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) following raids conducted by the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne. The raids resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old who has been described as a “key member” of both exchanges. Also Read: P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela […] The post Two Australian Crypto Exchange Licenses Suspended Following Arrest appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
There’s a new bitcoin cash lottery that uses the BCH blockchain as an oracle to provide true provable fairness in the game. Participants toss BCH into a pot and if the last few digits of the user’s transaction ID matches the target block’s hash they win the jackpot. Also read: UN Panel: North Korea Hacked […] The post Nakamoto Game Brings Transparent Blockchain Lottery to Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
In the first weekend edition of The Daily, we examine the biting effects of crypto winter, which might have frozen out ETH scambots, but hasn’t prevented the penurious from panhandling for crypto by more direct means. We also look at the latest restructuring of the NEM Foundation, which has faced the full force of the […] The post In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
Fidelity Investments’ new cryptocurrency arm is now up and running. The unit, Fidelity Digital Assets, began operations earlier this quarter but didn’t make any noise about it. It has already started offering trade execution and crypto custody services to institutional investors such as hedge funds and private wealth management firms. Also read: UN Panel: North […] The post Fidelity’s Cryptocurrency Arm Starts Offering Institutional Investor Services appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
On March 8, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced that officials have indicted two of the top leaders of the notorious Onecoin project. The prosecutors charged Onecoin cofounders Konstantin Ignatov and Ruja Ignatova with a slew of charges in connection with defrauding investors. Konstantin Ignatov […] The post Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
Several Indian crypto exchanges have shared data with news.Bitcoin.com on the most traded cryptocurrencies on their platforms so far this year. Crypto enthusiasts in India have been buying and selling a wide range of cryptocurrencies despite the central bank’s roadblock which stops crypto exchanges from accessing banking services. Also read: Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation […] The post Most Popular Cryptocurrencies in India According to Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
On March 8, London-based exchange Voltaire announced a new incentive for registered traders that provides the ability to earn BCH during each trade executed on the platform. According to Voltaire, which bases all of its exchange paired denominations in BCH, users will earn 0.2 percent of each trade and will be paid in bitcoin cash. […] The post Trading Platform Voltaire Rewards Users With BCH for Every Trade appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2019
The U.N. Security Council has heard that North Korea uses cyberattacks and blockchain technology to evade economic sanctions and obtain foreign currency. Through hacking, the reclusive Republic has raked in around $670 million in foreign exchange and cryptocurrency, a panel of experts told the Security Council’s North Korea sanctions committee, ahead of the council’s annual […] The post UN Panel: North Korea Hacked $571M From Asian Crypto Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.