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Venezuela Seizes 315 Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Miners Discuss Illegal Confiscation, Police Extortion

The Venezuelan military has seized 315 Bitmain Antminer S9 bitcoin mining rigs it claims are not properly registered to operate in the country. Although cryptocurrency mining is legal in Venezuela, miners say they have been unfairly treated, citing illegal seizures of mining equipment and police extortion.Venezuela Seizes Bitcoin Mining

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Canadian Regulator Seizes Assets of Defaulting Einstein Crypto Exchange

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) announced through a blog post that it has taken action against a Canadian crypto exchange firm called Einstein Exchange. The BCSC is an independent provincial government agency that is in charge of regulating capital markets in the Canadian state of British Columbia.The BCSC said

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US SEC Seizes $8M of New Yorker who Deceptively Promoted Cryptocurrency

In a recent press release of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it has been announced that a New York-based self-proclaimed ‘financial guru,’ Reginald “Reggie” Middleton, and two companies that he owns have been arrested and charged for running a crypto scam that sells security tokens to investors and

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Police in China Seizes 4,000 Crypto Miners After Abnormal Energy Spike

Police in China arrested 22 suspects allegedly involved in illegal crypto mining activity that led to energy loss worth of about $3 million, reports XinhuaNet, the official press agency of China, on July 12.Police in Jiangsu, China’s eastern-central coastal province, have reportedly seized 4,000 hardware units that were illegally

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Canada Seizes $1.4 Million Bitcoin Holdings in Reportedly Largest Ever Forfeiture

A Toronto judge has ruled an online drug dealer must pay his entire $1.4 million Bitcoin (BTC) holdings to the state in what is reportedly Canada’s largest ever forfeiture, local daily news outlet The Star reported April 3.Matthew Phan, who dealt in illegal narcotics online, had tried to convince

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