Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-scripts-found-on-local-indian-government-sites/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/landmark-crypto-crime-case-ends-with-jail-sentence-for-gaw-ceo/. …

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Bitmain said that DST Global invested in the company when it didn’t. A disgruntled investor wants to take Bitmain to court over the false claim. This article is originally written…

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A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/21-year-old-trader-prosecuted-over-bitcoin-money-laundering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A 22-year-old cryptocurrency millionaire has lost more than 5,500 bitcoins in an alleged investment scam in Thailand. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-millionaire-lost-5500-bitcoins-in-alleged-investment-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Report: Ready-to-Use Malware for Bitcoin ATMs Found for Sale Online Tokyo-based security software manufacturer Trend Micro has found Bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machine (ATM) malware available for purchase online, according to a blog post published August…

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Researchers have uncovered a large botnet that mimics legitimate accounts on Twitter to spread a cryptocurrency “giveaway” scam. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/researchers-discover-huge-crypto-scam-botnet-on-twitter/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A former bitcoin trader from Arizona has been sentenced to 41 months in jail for laundering drugs money with crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/arizona-bitcoin-trader-gets-jail-sentence-for-money-laundering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Crypto mining firm Sky Mining’s CEO Le Minh Tam has reportedly stolen $35 million from investors and fled to America. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-mining-ceo-reportedly-disappears-with-35-million-in-investor-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Swiss watchdog FINMA announced Thursday that it is investigating Envion AG for potentially breaking financial market rules with its ICO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/swiss-markets-authority-investigates-troubled-100-million-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Jon Montroll, who ran the now-defunct bitcoin investment platform BitFunder, has plead guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice charges. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-stock-exchange-operator-pleads-guilty-to-fraud/. …

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Illicit crypto-miners and ransomware have swapped places in popularity among cybercriminals, says a security firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-now-a-bigger-threat-than-ransomware-says-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company’s stock. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-settles-trader-lawsuit-tied-to-blockchain-firm-stock-sales/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/1-million-computers-hacked-to-mine-2-million-worth-of-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Tax authorities from five different nations are coming together to combat international financial crimes, with a focus on cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/international-task-force-notes-use-of-cryptocurrencies-in-financial-crime/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged two Nevada residents with illegally profiting off stock sales of a self-described blockchain firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-charges-2-in-illicit-ubi-blockchain-stock-sale/. …

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