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Canadian Teen Charged for $50 Million Cryptocurrency Theft – Cointelegraph

An eighteen-year-old from Montreal is facing four criminal charges connected to a $50 million SIM-swapping scam targeting cryptocurrency holders, Infosecurity Magazine reported on Jan. 17. The hacker, Samy Bensaci, is accused by Canadian authorities of being part of a ring that stole millions of dollars in cryptocurrency from American and Canadian holders. The theft is […]

Bank of England to consider adopting cryptocurrency – The Guardian

Cryptocurrencies BoE one of central banks weighing potential benefits amid decline of cash and emergence of Facebook’s libra BoE deputy governor Jon Cunliffe will co-chair the group on digital currencies. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/AFP/Getty The Bank of England will examine how Britain could adopt a bitcoin-style digital currency as part of a global group of central […]

Hacker Noon Is Storing Content on a Blockchain After Ditching Medium

Hacker Noon is putting its money where its pen is, embedding blockchain features into its new publishing platform.  Annotations on Hacker Noon’s blog-styled content, with some 4 million monthly readers, will now be locally hosted on users’ spare storage space, said Hacker Noon CEO David Smooke in a press release. These annotations and in-line comments […]

US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO

The United States Securities and Exchange Commision has charged a group of criminals, who raised over $30 million through a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). Per a Jan. 12 press release, the SEC charged convicted Boaz Manor, his business associate, and two companies, CG Blockchain Inc. and BCT Inc. SEZC, with violating the antifraud and […]

Amid Legal Controversy, Telegram Blockchain Explorers Are Already Available

As the SEC lawsuit against Telegram Open Network (TON) forced it to postpone mainnet launch, working blockchain explorers are already available for the testnet. Blockchair announced the creation of a user-friendly alternative to Telegram’s own explorer. A stalled launch has not stopped blockchain explorers In 2018, TON raised more than $1.7 billion in a private […]