The New York Southern District Court has sentenced Jon Montrol, an operator of exchange BitFunder and deposit service WeExchange to 14 months’ imprisonment and determined three years of supervised release.
The cybercriminals have attacked the Japanese trading platform Bitpoint and withdraw ¥3,5 billion ($34 million) in Ripple and other digital assets. As a result, the exchange halted its work.
The trading platform has reported the unscheduled maintenance with trading temporarily halted. It was at 12:17 UTC.
The fraudsters have cheated Moscow citizens out of 3,2 Million Rubles.
The local authorities of Zhenjiang, a city in Jiangsu Province, have seized 13 suspects, who allegedly stole the electric power valued at 20 million yuan ($3 million) for BTC mining.
The South African financial pyramid dubbed Bitcoin Wallet has stopped operating, without having paid to clients. Hundreds of investors had been putting money into it daily.