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Finally, Crypto’s biggest villain of 2014 has his saga come to an end.  A little less than three years after Paycoin’s launch and failure the CEO of GAW Miners, Joshua Homero Garza has been sentenced to 21 months in prison, along with an order to pay $9,187,000 in restitution...
Divyesh Darji, the head of BitConnect India and the alleged kingpin of a cryptocurrency scam that duped investors out of billions of dollars, was arrested on Saturday by the Gujarat Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Delhi airport. Inspector P G Narwade of CID crime of the Gujarat police said...
The first half of 2018 has seen more than US$750 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from exchanges, nearly three times as much as in all of 2017. The losses could rise to US$1.5 billion this year, according to a new report by CipherTrace, a US-based cybersecurity firm that develops...
Cryptocurrency compliance startup Chainalysis has raised a US$16 million Series A from Brenchmark as it looks to expand its offering and cover additional cryptocurrencies. Benchmark general partner Sarah Tavel has joined the board. Chainalysis develops investigation and compliance software for cryptocurrency exchanges, banks, international law enforcement agencies and other clients,...
Seoul prosecutors carried out a three-day raid to the offices of three cryptocurrency exchanges on suspicious that their personnel had embezzled customer funds. According to a report by Digital Chosun, the prosecutors suspect that executives and staff withdrew money from customers’ accounts to the own and then used the funds...

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