Police in Costa Rica, Spain arrest kidnappers of American

MADRID (AP) — Police in Costa Rica and Spain say they have arrested 12 people alleged to have been involved in the kidnapping of a missing American in Costa Rica. Police from both co...

Thai police extend probe into bilking of bitcoins from Finn

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities this week are expected to step up their investigation of a financial scam involving the alleged theft of about $25 million worth of bitcoins from a Finnish investor who...

Police in Spain, Colombia break up money-laundering rings

MADRID (AP) — The European law enforcement agency says it helped police in Spain and Colombia break up two gangs engaged in large-scale money laundering. Europol said in a statement ...

Bitcoin Foundation Founder Charlie Shrem Joins XYO Network Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The XYO Network announces today that Charlie Shrem has joined the Board of Advisors. Shrem is a bitcoin pioneer, social economist, digital currency trader and...

AML BitCoin Listed On Digital Currency Exchange, IDAX

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--NAC Foundation, LLC, creator of the world’s only patented compliant digital currency, AML BitCoin, announces that the AML Token has commenced trading on digita...

Buffett says stocks remain best investment option for most

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett recommends that investors stick with simple stock index funds — not bonds and especially not bitcoins. Buffett discussed a variety of to...

The Latest: Warren Buffett says economy remains strong

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett's comments on investing and other topics (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Investor Warren Buffett says the econ...

Top 5 Payment Trends Impacting Future Payments - Quantzig

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 27, 2018--Quantzig, a global analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top five payment trends impacting future payments. ...

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nati...

Sweden police told Icelandic suspect likely fled their way

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say Icelandic colleagues have informed them that a man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies, l...

Taiwanese bitcoin miner shot by gangsters after China crackdown on cryptocurrencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese bitcoin miner was shot on Saturday by two gangsters over NT$47 million (US$1.6 million) in lost bitcoins after China has begun a clampdown on cryptocurrency ex...

Japan penalizes several cryptocurrency exchanges after hack

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government is slapping penalties on several crypotocurrency exchanges in the country, after 58 billion yen ($530 million) of virtual coins were lost earlier this year from ha...

'Big Bitcoin Heist': 2 held over stolen computers in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Some 600 computers used to "mine" bitcoin and other virtual currencies were stolen from data centers in Iceland in what police say is the biggest series of thefts ever in the...

4 charged in fake ID operation that netted $4.7M in bitcoin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Four people accused of operating a large-scale fake ID operation that netted investigators $4.7 million in bitcoin have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Ohio. ...

$5 billion lawsuit filed against alleged bitcoin creator

The family of a dead programmer has filed a $5 billion dollar lawsuit against a man who claimed to be the creator of bitcoin. The family of Dave Kleiman filed their lawsuit in federa...