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The Trump administration has filed a $100 million lawsuit against infamous bitcoin exchange BTC-e and its alleged operator, Russian national Alexander Vinnik. Vinnik, who remains in custody in Greece as governments worldwide jockey to extradite him, stands accused of laundering billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency stolen from other exchanges, most notably Mt. Gox. Trump DOJ Sues BTC-e,Read More →

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is increasingly focusing a months-long investigation into crypto market manipulation on the tether stablecoin, a report says. Citing individuals familiar with the probe, Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the DOJ is looking into whether cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and Tether Ltd. have pushed bitcoin’s price up using theRead More →

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A department of the United States State Department dedicated to diplomatic security has reportedly acquired a fifteen thousand dollar device its manufacturers claim as being able to break iPhone encryption in anywhere from three hours to three days. Public federal procurement docs show that the State Department’s Bureau of DiplomaticRead More →