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Alleged BTC-e Mastermind Confesses to Russian Money Laundering Charges

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Alleged BTC-e Mastermind Confesses to Russian Money Laundering Charges
News According to regional publications in Russia, the alleged BTC-e mastermind and prisoner in Greece, Alexander Vinnik, has allegedly confessed to charges of fraud and money laundering on May 24, 2018. Reports reveal a signed document details that Vinnik admits to committing financial fraud between 2011-2017 through the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange. Also read: This Week Read More

Mt. Gox Soap Opera Continues: Karpeles Released on Bail, Shadow Companies, and Whale Dumps

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Mt. Gox Soap Opera Continues: Karpeles Released on Bail, Shadow Companies, and Whale Dumps
Featured Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles’ release on bail has produced a new radio program examining the historic hack and heist, but is also raising questions about sister exchanges such as BTC-e and their role in laundering stolen bitcoin. If all that wasn’t enough, a Gox trustee decided to dump over 400 million USD in bitcoin Read More

Greek Universities Join Pilot Project to Put Diplomas on a Blockchain

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Greek Universities Join Pilot Project to Put Diplomas on a Blockchain
Image credit: Graduates throwing graduation hats in the air by hxdbzxy via Shutterstock.com Blockchain research and development company IOHK is working with the national research and education network of Greece, GRNET, on a new pilot program that aims to put university qualifications on a blockchain platform. The open source pilot project involves three Greek universities: the Read More

The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade
Europe didn’t head into 2017 under the best circumstances. Brexit was still relatively new and troubling, Italy’s oldest bank had just collapsed, and a series of upcoming elections were making investors nervous. Twelve months later, the success of Europe’s economy this year has been such a standout surprise it’s even been enjoying its own hashtag: Read More