Tag: fbi

Jun 08 2021

FBI Seizes 63.7 Bitcoin Allegedly Tied To Colonial Pipeline Hack Ransom

The FBI has seized 63.7 bitcoin that are allegedly part of a ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline to hacker group DarkSide.According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized 63.7 BTC which allegedly represent the...

Did FBI Hack Private Keys to Bitcoin Wallet of Colonial Pipeline Hackers?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday claimed it has seized $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin paid by the Colonial Pipeline in a...

Colonial Pipeline BTC Saga: Coinbase Debunks Theory it Was Involved

The US DoJ has recovered 63.7 BTC of the 75 Bitcoin paid out to hackers by Colonial Pipeline The FBI was in possession of a private key that helped recover the Bitcoin A theory has been circulating that the funds were sent to Coinbase and that the exchange helped the authorities The CSO at Coinbase has since debunked the theory Earlier today, news...

Is Bitcoin in a Rut? These Three Numbers Say Yes

Jun 08 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin china dip fbi microstrategy

June 8, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ MicroStrategy intends to offer $400M in notes to...

Bitcoin Network’s Security Concerns Raised As FBI Gets Access to Wallet Passwords, BTC Tanks 10%

While the FBI managing to seize the ransom amount from hacking group Darkside is positive news, it has simultaneously raised concerns over the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network. On Monday, June 7, the U.S....

May 19 2021

This Is What Happens When Cyber Criminals Use Bitcoin: The DarkSide Saga

A point of contention non-coiners have regarding Bitcoin is its alleged use by cybercriminals. People use the leading cryptocurrency for nefarious purposes, that’s a fact. However, so is every other form of money known to man used. There’s a difference, though: The blockchain. It registers every Bitcoin transaction, forever. A point that the DarkSide saga illustrates beautifully. As...

Jan 26 2021

‘Coin Signals’ Trader Arrested on $5M Crypto Fund Fraud Charges

24-year-old Jeremy Spence bilked his investors of $5 million, according to a criminal complaint.

Dec 17 2020

FBI Needs a Dark Web, Crypto Strategy, DOJ’s Inspector General Says

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crypto tracing dark web fbi news oig

FBI lacks a "comprehensive strategy for addressing the cryptocurrency threat in the future," OIG wrote.

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