Categories
Bitcoin bomb threat Crypto Cryptocurrency FBI NYPD scam

Bitcoin Extortionists Turn From Blackmail to Bomb Threats

Dozens of U.S. businesses, public buildings, and more have been evacuated in response to a string of bomb threats currently sweeping the nation. The person or persons making the threats, are demanding a sum of Bitcoin be sent to a wallet address, or are threatening to detonate a bomb, potentially harming many in the process. […]

Categories
arisebank Crypto Cryptocurrency cryptocurrency fraud FBI jared rice

FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO for $4 Million Crypto-Related Fraud

The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas has announced that the CEO of AriseBank was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday over more than $4 million crypto-related fraud. AriseBank CEO Jared Rice Faces up to 120 Years in Federal Prison, Says U.S. Attorney Jared Rice, a 30-year old resident from Dallas, Texas, allegedly […]

Categories
affidavit Augur Call of Duty cell phone Crypto crypto theft Cryptocurrency cybercrime FBI hack hot storage Industry Reputation Token

FBI: “Call of Duty” Players Remotely Stole $3.3 Million in Cryptocurrencies

A group of “Call of Duty” players from Indiana are accused of stealing more than $3 million in cryptocurrencies after coercing an Illinois man to aid them in remotely hacking unsecured crypto wallets on more than 100 cell phones. Man Coerced Into Hack After SWATing Incident The episode began in Bloomington, Illinois, where a local man […]