China Central Television (CCTV) – A major Japanese crypto-currency exchange has lost 58 billion yen (about 528 million U.S. dollars) in digital assets after a hacking attack, making it the world’s biggest ever digital currency theft. Continue reading
The U.S indicts Alexander Vinnik, a Russian man accused of laundering $4bn in bitcoin through the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange. David Doyle reports.
The co-founder of digital currency operator Liberty Reserve, Arthur Budovsky, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a money laundering operation of unprecedented size and scope.