• McAfee on prison life

    McAfee on prison life: ‘Like the Hilton without turn down service’

    The crypto enthusiast, charged with tax evasion, says he is having a ‘fascinating time’ in Spanish jail—and is sharing his cell with a drug dealer

    The crypto enthusiast’s wife, Janice, said on Twitter that he was in “good spirits” despite being in detention—and that he had this message for his followers: “Hello from prison my friends. I am having a fascinating time. Spanish prison is not that bad. We can wear whatever clothes we want. We can smoke and socialize. It’s like the Hilton without turn down service.”

  • BitMEX users pull $340 million
    Regulation,  United States

    BitMEX users pull $340 million following criminal, civil charges

    BitMEX users withdrew over 32,200 Bitcoins from the platform after the CFTC and Department of Justice hit the derivatives exchange with anti-money-laundering violations. Bitcoin promptly tanked

    The users of cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX withdrew nearly one-fifth of all the funds stored in the company’s wallets.