TOKYO, JAPAN (JANUARY 29, 2018) (REUTERS) – Japan’s financial regulator plans to slap an administrative punishment on cyrptocurrency exchange operator Coincheck Inc on Monday (January 29), the top government spokesman said, after the firm lost 58 billion yen ($534 million) worth of NEM coins to hackers. Continue reading
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
Volatile cryptocurrency markets have experienced massive gains in recent months, followed by huge dips and then subsequent signs of recovery. Continue reading
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.