Category: investigation

Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining pool and trading platform announced that they’ve managed to fully compensate their users affected by a hacking attack that took place in December 2017, which took over 4,600 bitcoins. Nicehash ‘Fully’ Reimburses Users Affected in 2017 Hack According to the letter published by Martin Škorjanc, CEO of Nicehash, the company “fully” […]

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Former Microsoft employee sentenced in what IRS calls ‘first Bitcoin case’ involving false tax return

Former Microsoft employee sentenced in what IRS calls ‘first Bitcoin case’ involving false tax return

A former product tester for Microsoft has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison after being convicted of defrauding the tech giant and using bitcoin as a means to hide the funds he obtained. Volodymyr Kvashuk’s actions were first laid out in a July 2019 criminal complaint that was filed in the U.S. District […]

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