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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.
A Bitfinex maintenance delay and the auctioning off about $19 mln worth of Silk-Road-related Bitcoins thought responsible for the drop in the price of Bitcoin on Monday and Tuesday.
CoinTelegraph spoke to the writer and associate producer of TV movie documentary ‘Down the Deep, Dark Web’ (2016) Yuval Orr about Silk Road, crypto-anarchists and more.
OpenBazaar is growing to be a more refined, robust, secure and efficient version of eBay.
A corrupt federal agent charged with theft while investigating the Silk Road case has been accused of stealing a further $700,000 in Bitcoin.
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The true story of Silk Road's creator Ross Ulbricht to be made a Fox thriller.
Elliptic’s partnership with IWF would likely be the beginning of Bitcoin being less attractive to a variety of users, including those who want it for illegal and ideological reasons.
The Irish High Court has ordered the extradition to the United States of Gary Davis, who is alleged to have been an administrator of the Silk Road website.
Global assurance, tax and advisory services firm, Ernst & Young, will facilitate a first-of-its-kind Bitcoin sale process in Australia on June 20.
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.
Diamond, which is believed to be an online alias of an unknown corrupt FBI agent, has been threatening to kill Silk Road Architect Variety Jones and torture Ross Ulbricht’s mother and sister
Banking suspension for Bitcoin service in Poland, Google news feed partnership with Coinbase, Antonopoulos called up for Silk Road trial, and many other events in CoinTelegraph news roundup for Sunday 1st February.
Silk Road operator and kingpin Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison
Back in May, New York District Court Judge Katherine Forrest sentenced Silk Road website founder Ross Ulbricht to life in prison.
As the final legal chapters close on Ross Ulbricht’s Silk Road website held within the “Dark Web”, the proliferation of many, many more dark markets is making in-ternational news.
Research indicates that blackmailers may have extracted thousands of dollars in bitcoin from those seeking to buy silence in the Ashley Madison hack and more news
Shaun Bridges, former US agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration plead guilty on August 31 to charges of wire fraud and money laundering.
Following Ross Ulbricht's Silk Road conviction, extraordinary details have emerged about two of the investigating federal agents charged with extortion, fraud, and theft of bitcoins from the marketplace.
Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges plead guilty to stealing over US$800,000; a Goldman Sachs global investment research analyst praised blockchain technology, and more news
Carl Mark Force IV, the “lead undercover agent” in the Silk Road case against Ross Ulbricht has pled guilty to money laundering, extortion while acting as a public official and obstruction of justice as part of a plea deal.
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.
The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the final auction of 44,341 BTC seized from Ross Ulbricht during the Silk Road investigation, which will take place during a six-hour period on November 5.
Bitcoin has had many impressive achievements within its fist six and a half years, but with the help of historyofbitcoin.org to find some key dates of events, here are the Top 10 Moments in Bitcoin history.
Drug Enforcement Administration agent, has been ordered to forfeit around US$500,000 in cash and bitcoin that he “confiscated” while investigating the Silk Road case.
Coinalytics is a Bitcoin data aggregation service that takes requests for transaction-mapping. They work to identify “clusters” in the blockchain and use them in an attempt to connect real-world identities to Bitcoin addresses.
The US Marshals Service is auctioning off another 50,000 bitcoins seized from last year’s Silk Road bust. The auction for eligible bidders closes at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, and a winner will be announced Friday afternoon.
The Silk Road saga lives on, and this time, the code has been forked. The newest Silk Road player, called Silk Road Reloaded (SRR), is distinctly different in at least two ways from previous Silk Road iterations.
Multiple major darknet marketplaces have been shut down by the FBI today thanks to an informant who worked as a moderator at least one of the sites.
The hosts of the Austin-based Crypto Show, which covers libertarianism and Bitcoin topics, have started a fundraiser for the Ulbricht family.
The Silk Road trial is heating up as sittings have entered the third week. Most importantly, the first hints of an alleged murder-for-hire plot are now surfacing, while the Federal prosecutors have added new proof to the already overwhelming stack of evidence suggesting Ross Ulbricht and Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR) are ...
In 2015, there has been no bigger story than the conviction and sentencing of Silk Road’s creator Ross Ulbricht to life in prison last month.
New weekend roundup from CoinTelegraph
As sittings on the Silk Road trial entered the second week, federal prosecutors presented a pile of evidence detailing the early days of the iconic digital black market.
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