Skycoin Freezes Funds After Staff ‘Take CEO Hostage’ And Steal 18 BTC

Wilma Woo · June 19, 2018 · 10:00 am Allegations of criminal activity continue at Skycoin as executives freeze funds to contain fallout from a theft by the coin’s own marketing team. 18 BTC, Skycoins Stolen In ‘Burglarization’ Skycoin, which describes itself as “the most advanced blockchain platform in the world,” saw massive sell-offs this […]

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Embezzled PayPal Funds Laundered into Bitcoins via Online Game

Jeff Francis · April 7, 2018 · 1:30 pm Law enforcement in the UK confiscated almost 10 bitcoins from a PayPal scammer who laundered his embezzled loot through the Second Life online game. Far too often, the media and traditional financial institutions love to paint Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as being commonly used by criminals. […]

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Half of Coincheck’s Stolen NEM May Already be Laundered

Adam James · March 19, 2018 · 9:30 am Hackers involved in the high-profile Coincheck heist earlier this year may have successfully converted half of the stolen NEM tokens into other digital currencies. Hung out to Dry As reported by Japan Today, hackers involved in the large-scale Coincheck heist may have utilized the anonymous “dark […]

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