Blockchain Investigation Tool Created By BitFury

Announcements, Blockchain, Crime | February 5, 2018 By:

Blockchain infrastructure provider BitFury has created an all-in-one bitcoin blockchain investigative tool designed for use by law enforcement organizations and financial institutions.

Called Crystal, it provides a comprehensive view of the bitcoin blockchain and uses advanced analytics and data scraping to map alleged suspicious transactions and related entities.


Bitcoin Prices Drop Below $10,000 As Bitfinex Investigation Heats Up

Crime, Investing, News | February 1, 2018 By:

Bitcoin has plunged below the $10,000 level, sitting in the mid-$9,000 range this morning. Investors are worried that the floor may be much further below, and news emerging on possible price manipulation by one prominent exchange is fueling anxiety.

Bloomberg reported earlier that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a subpoena to Bitfinex,


BitConnect Faces Another Lawsuit Over Ponzi Allegations

Crime, News | January 31, 2018 By:

Crypto investment platform BitConnect has been hit with another class action lawsuit.

The lawsuit, filed by investor Brian Paige in Kentucky federal court, names BitConnect International, BitConnect LTD, Bitcoinnect Trading LTD, and Ryan Maasen as defendants. The plaintiff alleges that BitConnect’s investment platform is actually a Ponzi scheme,