• QuadrigaCX user data to taxman
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Insult to injury: QuadrigaCX user data will be handed over to taxman

    The looted cryptocurrency exchange’s bankruptcy trustee bankruptcy trustee, Ernst & Young,

    The QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange’s bankruptcy trustee, Ernst & Young, announced that it intended to comply with the Canadian tax authority’s request for customer records. Specifically, it is planning to share a database containing the “account balances and transaction data of affected users.”

  • marijuana buds plus bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Europe

    Irish drug dealer claims $60 million in Bitcoin thrown away while in jail

    Which is very convenient as police know the public addresses of the wallets where they’re stored, and have formally seized the ill-gotten gains

    Irish police have come to believe that jailed pot dealer Clifton Collins lost key codes to nearly $60 million worth of bitcoins when his landlord threw out his belongings.

  • Stock graph with upward trend, symbolized with a penny
    Bitcoin,  People

    WB21 client pleads guilty to $165 million penny stock fraud

    Roger Knox laundered funds through WB21, a payment processor allegedly holding $9 million of cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX’s lost funds

    Roger Knox pleaded guilty to a $165 million pump-and-dump on Jan. 13. He allegedly processed the ill-gotten gains via Michael Gastauer's WB21.

  • U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman may drop a Fowler bomb on Bitfinex in January (via Department of Justice).
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    Fowler plea may lead to Bitfinex’s missing $850 million

    The man alleged to have looted the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is set to plead guilty in a case that links it to drug cartel-connected payment processor Crypto Capital

    The alleged mastermind behind cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex’s missing $850 million is poised to cop a plea. What Reginald Fowler is getting—or who he is giving up—remains to be seen.