• The exact moment Changpeng “CZ” Zhao says Binance was hacked to the tune of $40 million during his Twitter AMA, May 7, 2019).
    Bitcoin

    Binance puts $300,000 bounty on extortionist’s head

    The leading cryptocurrency exchange offered up to 25 bitcoin for information on the person who released what he claims is Binance customers’ private data

    Binance has offered a $300,000 reward for information leading to the capture of an individual who posted 10,000 photos of users and their identity documents that may have come from the leading cryptocurrency exchange’s customer data.

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    Outraged Kik blasts SEC lawsuit

    Kik Interactive responded angrily yesterday to a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleging its $100 million initial coin offering of the Kin cryptocurrency was illegal. The case is the SEC’s highest-profile action to date claiming that an ICO violated the law by selling an unregistered security to the public.

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    We interview the Bitcoin YouTuber who scammed a scammer

    A con artist pitching ‘double your bitcoin every 24 hours’ was herself taken in by her would-be sucker

    A Canadian Bitcoin YouTuber turned the tables on a scammer this week, convincing a con artist—who promised to double bitcoin investments in 24 hours—to send him $50 worth of the cryptocurrency. He promptly passed it along to Bitcoin Venezuela, a charity providing food in the suffering country.