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The new Hungarian law will make it possible to confiscate Bitcoins and other virtual currencies from suspects in the early stages of the criminal process.
The Court of Justice of the Republic didn’t impose any punishment on the IMF chief Christine Lagarde convicted of criminal charges over the facilitation of suspicious transaction which amounted to $400 mln.
India is quickly becoming a hotbed of Bitcoin activity
Bitcoin’s public image took another hit as the CEO and the CTO of the popular peer-to-peer exchange Paxful were arrested in South Beach on multiple weapons and drugs charges.
Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader's closest aide George Cottrell is in custody in the US awaiting trial on 21 charges including attempted extortion, money laundering and fraud.
A corrupt federal agent charged with theft while investigating the Silk Road case has been accused of stealing a further $700,000 in Bitcoin.
Long before the existence of cryptocurrencies, the virtual currency industry was plagued by the use of funds for terrorism, child pornography, and other forms of criminality.
The British Commonwealth announced a new project to develop a Blockchain app to combat cross-border crime.
Rumour has long been that Homeland Security in the United States has been interested in Bitcoin’s role in the buying and selling of drugs and other illegal goods and services.
On November 3, two robbers stole a Lamassu Bitcoin ATM at the Village Smoke Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, according to local news website Clatl.com.
Maximilian S. was an aspiring drug kingpin who ran an entire operation for two years out of his mother’s flat.
Just days after a Hong Kong tycoon was kidnapped and held for millions of dollars in Bitcoin in ransom by criminals, the Financial Supervisory Commission Chairman of Taiwan has made a ruling. Bitcoin is now illegal within Taiwan.
The family of billionaire Pearl Oriental Oil chairman Wong Yuk-Kwan paid Taiwanese kidnappers US$1.68 million in bitcoin after they threatened to “dig out the eyeballs or chop off the legs” of Yuk-Kwan.
The winding Silk Road criminal prosecution continues to make news as convicted Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has created a stir with the creation of a new identity.
Carl Force who plead for for an agreement with prosecutors back in June is set to be sentenced on October 19, at the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
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