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Hacker Involved in 15 Mln Yen Crypto Theft Referred to Prosecutors

An 18-year-old hacker was referred to prosecutors in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya for stealing cryptocurrency, local news outlet Japan Today reported on March 14.The cybercriminal allegedly hacked Monappy, a digital wallet which can be installed on a smartphone, and stole 15 million yen ($134,196) of cryptocurrency between Aug.

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Ex-Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Denies Embezzlement as Prosecutors Call For Ten Year Jail Term

The former CEO of defunct Japanese Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, could spend ten years in jail over alleged embezzlement, Japanese daily news outlet Nikkei reported Dec. 12.Karpeles, who presided over the major hack of Mt. Gox in 2014 that resulted in the loss of 850,000 BTC ($2.87 billion),

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Bulgarian Prosecutors Detain Three Hackers Allegedly Involved in $5 Million Crypto Theft

Bulgarian Gendarmerie forces and specialized prosecutors have arrested three hackers allegedly involved in stealing $5 million in crypto, Sofia-based newspaper 24 Chasa reports Monday, Nov. 26.Bulgarian police reportedly seized cryptocurrencies worth around $3 million, as well as the equipment allegedly used by the thefts, including computers, flash drives, and a

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Prosecutor’s Office Fined 150,000 Rubles For Bitcoin News Site Blockade

Prosecutor’s Office Fined 150,000 Rubles For Bitcoin News Site Blockade November 24, 2018 by Jeff Fawkes A Russian prosecutor’s office has been fined 150,000 Rubles (around $2,275 USD) for its bitcoin news site blockade. The money will be awarded to bitcoininfo.ru website owner Nikolay Tonkoshkurov. His site was blocked without official

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