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20 Organizations File Amicus Briefs in Support of Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht

The post 20 Organizations File Amicus Briefs in Support of Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht appeared first on CCN Twenty organizations signed onto amicus briefs in support of Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht’s petition to have his case reviewed by the US Supreme Court. On Feb. 5, five amicus curiae briefs were filed regarding Ulbricht… Read More »

Cyberinsurance Providers are Coming for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The post Cyberinsurance Providers are Coming for Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on CCN 2017 was one of the worst years for hacking on record. We’ve seen reports of unsolicited miner-ware installations generating millions of dollars worth of Monero, Coincheck‘s breach result in close to half a billion dollars in losses, ICO phishing scams, and much more. This… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile For Inability to Prevent Account Hack

The post Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile For Inability to Prevent Account Hack appeared first on CCN Just last Sunday, a Washington man filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile for failing to protect his phone number, which eventually led to thousands of dollars’ worth of his cryptocurrency being stolen. Back in November, Carlos Tapang was faced with… Read More »

Bitconnect is Facing its Second Class Action Lawsuit

The post Bitconnect is Facing its Second Class Action Lawsuit appeared first on CCN Another class-action lawsuit, along with a restraining order, has been filed against UK-based Bitconnect, this one in Kentucky. Brian Paige is suing Bitconnect for an undisclosed sum for operating an alleged online investment scam — a Ponzi scheme — in the second… Read More »

SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend

The post SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend appeared first on CCN The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against another initial coin offering (ICO) last week, arguing that AriseBank not only violated securities regulations but also made false statements to investors. The charges, which the SEC filed… Read More »

‘The Biggest Theft in History’: What We Know So Far About the $530 Million Coincheck Hack

The post ‘The Biggest Theft in History’: What We Know So Far About the $530 Million Coincheck Hack appeared first on CCN It’s official. Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck was hacked in what is believed to be the largest exchange theft ever carried out. This story is continually developing, but here’s what we know so far.… Read More »

‘A Reasonable Chance’ Ross Ulbricht’s Case is Supreme Court Bound: Legal Expert

The post ‘A Reasonable Chance’ Ross Ulbricht’s Case is Supreme Court Bound: Legal Expert appeared first on CCN One of the foremost experts on the operations of the US Supreme Court has identified Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht’s case as one that raises questions that have “a reasonable chance of being granted” a hearing by… Read More »