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As users gather information about alleged vulnerability exploit, OpenSea stays silent

As users gather information about alleged vulnerability exploit, OpenSea stays silent

A reported vulnerability on the NFT Marketplace OpenSea means a user may have made profits in the hundreds of Ether. Here’s what you need to know. Don’t ape this PeckShield Alert shared the details of a “front-end issue” on OpenSea, one which allegedly let an exploiter earn at least around 332 Ether. It appears that …

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Binance-owned exchange WazirX targeted by India's government for alleged tax evasion

Binance-owned exchange WazirX targeted by India’s government for alleged tax evasion

Tax authorities in Mumbai announced Friday that they had uncovered tax evasion by the Binance-owned crypto exchange WazirX. According to a statement from the GST Mumbai East Commissionerate of Mumbai Zone, “while investigating the business activities of cryptocurrency exchange WazirX have detected GST Evasion of Rs 40.5 Crores. The Commissionerate has also recovered Rs 49.20 …

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Canaan sues AGM's Bitcoin ASIC chip designer for alleged patent infringement

Canaan sues AGM’s Bitcoin ASIC chip designer for alleged patent infringement

advertisement Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Canaan has filed a lawsuit in China against HighSharp, the chip design partner of AGM Holdings, a new Bitcoin ASIC chip manufacturer in the market. According to court filings, Canaan is suing Shenzhen HighSharp and Sichuan Yinbimei for making and selling Bitcoin mining chips and hardware allegedly based on designs …

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SEC can collect unpaid ICO promotion fines from Steven Seagal, says judge

SEC files enforcement action against alleged crowdfunding scheme

advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged those involved with a crowdfunding scheme for allegedly selling $2 million in unregistered securities. In an announcement today, the agency claims Robert Shumake, Nicole Birch and Willard Jackson conducted fraudulent crowdfunding offerings through cannabis and hemp companies Transatlantic Real Estate LLC and 420 Real Estate LLC. …

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Bitmain faces investigation in Taiwan over alleged talent-poaching conduct

Bitmain faces investigation in Taiwan over alleged talent-poaching conduct

The Taiwan New Taipei District Prosecutors Office has launched an investigation into bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain’s human resources conduct in the region. According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency on Tuesday, the prosecutor inspected seven offices of two locally incorporated companies that have direct relationships with Beijing-based Bitmain, as well as 19 Taiwanese executives who …

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Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed documents related to a drug smuggling case alleging that a cartel attempted to bribe U.S. officials and purchase U.S. passports using the cryptocurrency Tether. As first reported by Decrypt, the documents, which were published September 24, accuse six individuals of laundering millions for drug cartels over the course …

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US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) have seized coronaprevention.org, alleging its owner tried to sell the domain for bitcoin after posting about it in a “hacker’s forum.” Announced late Friday, the unidentified owner of the site tried to sell the domain to an undercover agent with the Department of Homeland Security’s …

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