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US crime watchdog FBI seizes $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the recovery of ransom payments of 63.7 Bitcoin (BTC) valued approximately at $2.3 million, made by Colonial Pipeline to the group known as DarkSide. Seized funds represent the proceeds of a May 8 ransom payment to a digital extortion attacker group DarkSide, which hacked the company’s business IT networks […]Read More

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FBI plans to put warning signs on Bitcoin ATMs to

The Cuyahoga County (U.S. state of Ohio) Scam Squad and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) have issued a public warning as scammers began to actively use Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs to defraud people, TV channel News 5 Cleveland reported on Tuesday. “Now scammers are asking you to pay in Bitcoin,” said Sheryl Harris, director of […]Read More