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BigVern Prepares to Unlock Altcoin Holy Grail

It was announced nearly a year ago, that USD markets would be coming to the popular altcoin exchange Cryptsy.com. Now, that dream is about to become an altcoin reality. While Bitcoin has dozens of services, ATMs, and exchanges, where users can purchase the digital money, the choices for consumers wishing to invest in altcoins has […]

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‘Bitcoin is a small player even in illegal transactions’ — RT Op-Edge

It is true that a small percentage of Bitcoin transactions are illegal, but the majority of illegal goods are bought with US dollars, the primary currency used in the international trade in illicit goods, economist Mark Thornton told RT. On January 27 US federal charges were made public against two men accused of operating a […]

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Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin and More All Report Heavy Losses in Wake of Shrem Arrest

From bitcoin and litecoin to dogecoin, heavy losses are being felt across the crypto-currency landscape, with all but one of the top 60 coins registering losses. Bitcoin fell by almost 11% in 24 hours between 27 and 28 January – a drop partly blamed on the arrest of BitInstant currency exchange CEO and Bitcoin Foundation […]

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Charlie Shrem bitcoin executive arrested for money laundering bailed for $1million | Mail Online

Bitcoin executive arrested for money laundering bailed for $1million as police accuse him of helping black market drug site Silk Road users trade illegal cash for the digital coins Charlie Shrem, 24, was arrested at New York’s JFK airport on Sunday Shrem was an early investor in bitcoins and launched one of the most popular […]

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World’s biggest bitcoin database created – The Times of India

STOCKHOLM: A Nordic venture capital firm says it has built the world’s largest database of businesses dealing in bitcoins in an effort to shed light on a virtual currency which has seen its value rocket in the past year.  Creandum said the database contained more than 300 companies trading bitcoins — ranging from exchanges to […]

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