23-Year-Old Arrested in Australia for Stealing $450,000 Worth of Ripple

23-Year-Old Arrested in Australia for Stealing $450,000 Worth of Ripple

A 23-Year-old woman has been arrested in New South Wales, Australia for stealing more than $450,000 of cryptocurrency. The identity of the woman has not been released. Investigators from the State Crime Command’s Cybercrime Squad set up a team in January to investigate 100,000 units of the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP)trade that were stolen from a 56-year-old man. The man was first notified about the theft when he lost access to his email account in January,…

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Crypto Coalition hires D.C. Lobbyists; Pays in XRP

Crypto Coalition hires D.C. Lobbyists; Pays in XRP

Financial technology companies are forming a group that includes lobby lawmakers and regulators of the cryptocurrencies, and they are planning to pay their advocates in Washington partly in the form of digital coins. Almost every firm that is based in San Francisco is involved with the digital money transfer. On Thursday this week they plan on declaring their coalition and how they will continue to keep the Johnson Group, which is a bipartisan lobby shop…

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As Japan’s Police Reports Crypto Scams Tripled in H1 2018, Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Is Hacked

As Japan’s Police Reports Crypto Scams Tripled in H1 2018, Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Is Hacked

In another attestation to the growing phenomenon of crypto scams all around the world, Japanese police has disclosed that in the first six months of 2018, cryptocurrency frauds have tripled. And if that wasn’t enough, coincidentally, a Japan-based crypto exchange was recently hacked and lost dozens of millions of dollars. Ever since the end of World War II, Japan has always been one of the leading countries on the planet in technological innovation – and…

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Research: By 2023 Bitcoin at $96K, Ripple to Collapse, Ethereum to Stalemate

Research: By 2023 Bitcoin at $96K, Ripple to Collapse, Ethereum to Stalemate

Uncertainty rules the realm of cryptocurrency. Will the general masses adopt cryptocurrency? What will be the Bitcoin price? Which digital currencies will rise and which ones will fall? These are probably some of the most prevalent questions, which dominate the discourse around crypto. A new intriguing research tackles exactly these most puzzling issues, and suggests several fascinating assessments. The research (PDF) was conducted by the analysts Sherwin Dowlat and Michael Hodapp of the initial coin…

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Amidst Horrid Week for Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin Strengthens its #1 Position

Amidst Horrid Week for Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin Strengthens its #1 Position

It was a horrible week for cryptocurrencies. Terrible. Just awful. All major cryptocurrencies suffered great losses and the entire crypto market shed dozens of billions of dollars in total. And within all this decentralized carnage, Bitcoin managed to reinforce its position as the undisputed cryptocurrency king. Let’s review how a few of the most prominent cryptocurrencies have performed this week (August 5-12). Ethereum (ETH)trade, the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has plunged from around…

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Ripple Gets Bill Clinton as Conference’s Keynote Speaker, Collaborates with Madonna’s Charity

Ripple Gets Bill Clinton as Conference’s Keynote Speaker, Collaborates with Madonna’s Charity

Someone at Ripple’s PR department is working really hard this week… the digital currency payment company has two collaborations with two different immensely famous personalities – the first is one of the most recognized former politicians in the world, and the second is one of the most acclaimed singers in history. Ripple partners up with the 42nd President of the U.S. Bill Clinton, and with the legendary “Queen of Pop” Madonna. Ripple announced that this…

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