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Police Arrest Alleged India Head of Now-Defunct Bitconnect Scam

Indian police have arrested a man who was allegedly involved in promoting the Bitconnect investment scam, Financial Express reported August 18. The suspect, Divyesh Darji, is said to have been the India head of Bitconnect, the high-yield investment program that ceased its operations in January

World’s Sixth Largest Crypto Exchange by Trade Volume Bithumb Hacked

Hackers have stolen cryptocurrencies worth $30 million from South Korea’s leading virtual currency exchange Bithumb, Cointelegraph Japan reported June 19. As a result all deposits and payments have been temporarily suspended. *All deposit and withdrawal service will be stopped to make sure the security. We

US: Federal Prosecutors Ask For Forfeiture Of 500 BTC

Federal prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of more than 500 Bitcoin (BTC) (worth about about $5.5 mln) seized during the investigation of a group producing fake identity documents, according to the Ohio Department of Justice’s March 1 news release. A federal grand jury has indicted