Category: Bitcoin

Feds: New York woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

A Long Island woman is accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money overseas to help the Islamic State group. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Zoobia Shahnaz was charged with bank fraud and money laundering in an indictment unseale…

Feds say NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A 27-year-old Long Island woman is facing federal charges of laundering bitcoin and other crypto currencies and wiring the money overseas to help Islamic State terrorists.Prosecutors say Zoobia Shahnaz…

US Woman Tried To Use Bitcoin To Aid ISIS: Federal Prosecutors

A suburban New York hospital technician accused of using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money meant for the terror group ISIS was arrested on charges of money laundering in support of a foreign terrorist organization and bank fraud, prosecutors…

Starbucks Bitcoin Mining Incident Reminds Us of the Risks of Public Wi-Fi

. By on Dec 14, 2017 Most of us order our coffee with half and half, or a pastry on the side. But what Buenos Aires Starbucks goers didn’t realize is that they were ordering their cup of joe with a side of Bitcoin mining. Just this this week, a coffee lover a…

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year…