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An Indian law enforcement agent has told the local press Bitcoin fraud is “becoming more frequent” due to increased merchant uptake.
Cryptocurrency exchange Yobit is currently under investigation by Russian authorities, which are threatening to block it over alleged fraudulent activity.
Nigeria Blockchain Alliance (NBA) has recovered the funds of several individuals who had fallen victim to bad actors within the space who attempted to defraud them
Remittance giant Western Union has been fined $568 mln after admitting to money laundering and supporting fraudulent wire transfers. Blockchain-based technologies can prevent such criminal activities.
Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to a $7.2 bln settlement with the United States government for allegations of loan modifications.
The Kenyan government is utilizing blockchain to develop an immutable and transparent education management system, issuing academic certificates on a cloud-based blockchain network.
US agency that seeks to make payments faster from 2017 concludes: Speeding up banks’ fiat payments poses increased risks of losses while Bitcoin’s equivalent is foolproof.
Massive security breach puts Indian banking at risk. 3.2 mln debit cards may lose money. It is time to switch to digital currencies.
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.
Counterfeiting and brand misrepresentation can be fought using the Blockchain technology in conjunction with other collaborative entities.
We look at the 10 top bitcoin fiascos, related to money laundering, funding criminals, extortion, Ponzi and MLM, drug dealing, kidnapping, dodgy banks and the fall of Mt.Gox.
Bitit launched its in-person Bitcoin programme in over 100,000 worldwide locations. It also hopes to launch its prepaid digital gift cards programme soon.
Martin Shkreli, dubbed by media as the “most hated man in the United States”, claims he lost $15 million set aside to buy Kanye West’s latest album, in a Bitcoin transaction.
Danny Brewster, ex-CEO of Neo & Bee, a Cyprus based Bitcoin company, who is accused of fraud against customers, has shown up in public trying to clear his reputation a few months before a court case settlement.
It’s been around for some time now: a new international bank is coming to town, named NextBank. It looks and feels like either a miracle or a scam.
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