Bitcoin

Illinois News: CHICAGO, JOSEPH KIM, Department of state Trader Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Misappropriating $1.1 Million in Cryptocurrencies

CHICAGO, Illinois — In the first criminal prosecution in Chicago involving the cryptocurrency trading industry, a federal judge has sentenced a trader to 15 months in prison for misappropriating $1.1 million in Bitcoin and Litecoin. Over a two-month period in the fall of 2017, JOSEPH KIM, 24, of Phoenix, Ariz., misappropriated at least $600,000 of his … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, JOSEPH KIM, Department of state Trader Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Misappropriating $1.1 Million in Cryptocurrencies

CFTC News: CFTC Orders Former Virtual Currency Trader to Pay More than $1.1 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin Scheme

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling charges against Joseph Kim (Kim), of Phoenix, Arizona, requiring Kim to pay more than $1.1 million for a fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin scheme.  In the order, Kim admits to orchestrating a fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin scheme that led to … Continue reading CFTC News: CFTC Orders Former Virtual Currency Trader to Pay More than $1.1 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin Scheme

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

Washington, DC – A New York federal court has ordered New York corporation Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) and its Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Gelfman of Brooklyn, New York, to pay in total over $2.5 million in civil monetary penalties and restitution in what was the first anti-fraud enforcement action involving Bitcoin filed by the Commodity … Continue reading CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

Ryan Van Wagenen | Experience of Landing a Private Equity Job

Ryan Van Wagenen – Ryan Van Wagenen was a student of Westminster College. He did Bachelor and in Finance. He fully enjoyed his life as he was the youngest child. His childhood was full of thrills and dangerous experiences. He is a financer but with this is an active member of the community. By nature, … Continue reading Ryan Van Wagenen | Experience of Landing a Private Equity Job

Drop in Bitcoin Price Offering Tax Advantageous Retirement Planning Opportunities for Self-Directed IRA Investors, According to IRA Financial Group

NEW YORK/ AUGUST 27, 2018 (STL.News) IRA Financial Group & IRA Financial Trust Company, a leading financial technology self-directed IRA provider & custodian, has seen an increase in Bitcoin self-directed IRA clients looking to take advantage of the Bitcoin price decline by looking at the Roth IRA conversion option. In general, the amount of taxable … Continue reading Drop in Bitcoin Price Offering Tax Advantageous Retirement Planning Opportunities for Self-Directed IRA Investors, According to IRA Financial Group

LOS ANGELES | Boston student accused of stealing millions in digital money

LOS ANGELES — A Massachusetts college student has been arrested in California on suspicion of using his tech skills to hack victims’ personal cellphones and steal at least $2 million in digital currency like Bitcoin from their accounts. Prosecutors say Joel Ortiz was taken into custody July 12 at Los Angeles International Airport while en … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Boston student accused of stealing millions in digital money

Lending Experts Launch a New Alternative Lending Platform for Bitcoin and Ethereum

NEW YORK/  (STL.News) June 26, 2018 AltLending Inc. has launched a beta version of its new lending platform that allows companies to use cryptocurrencies as collateral to borrow US dollars. AltLending is a subsidiary of Dominion Capital, a New York City based investment firm. AltLending is currently piloting the beta product with select clients leveraging … Continue reading Lending Experts Launch a New Alternative Lending Platform for Bitcoin and Ethereum

NEW YORK | Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell to a four-month low of $6,370 on Wednesday, days after South Korean digital currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin dropped to $6,333.95 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low