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Hydra Loses Head: Russia Collars Mastermind Of The World’s Biggest Darknet Marketplace

Russian officials arrested on Friday the suspected co-founder of the world’s biggest darknet bazaar – Hydra – a week after German and US authorities shut down the platform. According to local media sources, the individual is identified as Dmitry Pavlov, the administrator of the recently shuttered darknet marketplace. Pavlov is being investigated in Russia for […]

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Iran’s Illegal Crypto Miners To Be Slapped With Bigger Fines And Imprisonment

Since its inception in 2009, Bitcoin, as well as the succeeding cryptocurrencies, have generated controversy. Throughout the world, the majority of nations are attempting to establish rules and regulations governing cryptocurrencies. In Iran, while the government permits regulated cryptocurrency mining, authorities cracked down on unauthorized mining last year in order to alleviate strain on the country’s energy […]

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Canadian Cops Confiscate Bitcoin Worth Over $28 Million From Ex-Gov’t Employee

Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins — a former Canadian government IT professional — was charged with conspiracy to commit computer and wire fraud, and other offenses in a federal court in Florida, the US Department of Justice said Friday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raided Vachon-Desjardins’s home and seized 719 bitcoins worth more than $28 million, or […]