TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 21:15, 2019-07-11

Furious Bitcoin scam victims torch alleged Ponzi mastermind’s house

Angry victims have looted and torched the home of a man who reportedly operated an alleged Bitcoin Ponzi scheme in South Africa.  Firefighters in Ladysmith, approximately 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were called to Sphelele “Sgumza...

Furious Bitcoin scam victims torch alleged Ponzi mastermind’s house

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Assets Worth Rs 209 Crore Attached In IMA Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth Rs 209 crore in its money laundering probe into a ponzi scam involving Karnataka's IMA group, in which thousands of depositors have......
10:30, 2019-06-28

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord With Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords with running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and with misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
22:45, 2019-05-22

For Ponzi Victims, the Aftermath Is Long When frauds collapse, trustees sweep in to help investors get back some of what they lost; in some cases, investors wait almost a decade for their first checks....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Probe Agency Files Money Laundering Case In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Fraud The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in Karnataka, involving the IMA Jewels, which left thousands of gullible investors in the lurch, officials......
19:00, 2019-06-14

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company, Eastern Metal...
12:15, 2019-06-20

Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the arrest of 78 people. According to a report, the Indore unit of Madhya Pradesh police’s Cyber Cell unearthed the online scam, which saw tele callers with American accents ...
12:45, 2019-06-13

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's prize tokens. On Tuesday, Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover tweeted: "Chuck E Cheese tokens are cool and all but I'd rather earn Bitcoin." "To each hi...
04:15, 2019-07-04

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen fraud and money laundering charges. He rejected a p...
09:01, 2019-05-29

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
21:45, 2019-06-10

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, the federal jury in Manhattan found Bryan Duncan, R...
07:30, 2019-05-29

Raman Singh's Son Abhishek, 19 Others Charged In Alleged Chit Fund Scam A case has been registered against former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh, a former MP, and 19 others on the charge of cheating in connection with an alleged chit fund......
02:30, 2019-06-19

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
17:45, 2019-06-01

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
11:15, 2019-06-10

Praful Patel Seeks More Time To Join Probe Into Alleged Aviation Scam Former civil aviation minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel today requested for another date to depose before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a......
09:00, 2019-06-06

Bitcoin scammers texted victims informing them they’d been conned out of $30,000 Normally, you won’t immediately know when you’ve fallen victim to a cryptocurrency scam. You might start to wonder where your money has gone and why no one is responding to your questions. Eventually though, reality will set in after you recognize that scammers have made off with your money and are ...
10:30, 2019-07-04

R Kelly: Michael Avenatti says he now represents three alleged victims R&B musician was arrested last week on a 13-count indictment that includes sex crimes and obstruction of justiceThe attorney Michael Avenatti said on Monday he now represents three alleged victims of singer R Kelly, three whistleblowers who have information about the case and three parents of allege...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
19:45, 2019-07-04

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend's alleged abuse victims for "sullying his image" in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland"....
18:30, 2019-07-04

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
06:45, 2019-07-14

IMA Scam SIT Arrests Muslim Cleric Who Was Allegedly Gifted 3 Crore House A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
10:30, 2019-07-12

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
22:15, 2019-06-12

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reductions over a lack of money....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
04:45, 2019-07-18

9/11's first responders say House approval of victims' funding bill is 'step in the right direction' John McClean, a retired New York City firefighter who was among one of the first at the scene on Sept. 11, 2001, and is still suffering from a multitude of illnesses related to the Wolrd Trade Center attacks says he is "hopeful" after receiving news that the House overwhelmingly passed a bill to ext...
00:00, 2019-07-13

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar - who the White House said were survivors of religious persecution....
00:30, 2019-07-18

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on the issue and gave an emotional plea to extend the ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row Edwin Encarnación chased Anthony Senzatela with a two-run double in a five-run second inning during an 11-5 romp that extended New York's winning streak to five       ...
02:00, 2019-07-21

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year-old suffers from mental illness. Prosecutors say ...
23:00, 2019-06-07

Kamala Harris Makes the Case That Joe Biden Should Pass That Torch to Her With one exchange about race, the senator began to take aim at Joe Biden’s tenuous hold on his front-runner status in the Democratic presidential field....
06:45, 2019-06-28

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters        ...
06:45, 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
12:15, 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
01:01, 2019-06-02

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they were fraudulently promised massive returns on invest...
11:45, 2019-07-16

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a Ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, Steven Hoffenberg, has claimed that Epstein was his...
20:00, 2019-07-13

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million in a Ponzi scheme. News outlets report 46-year-old Stephen Peters was found guilty on 20 counts of fraud Thursday. Authorities sa...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Berkshire Hathaway sells insurer accused of ‘reverse Ponzi scheme’ Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to sell its stake in Applied Underwriters, a workers’ compensation insurer that has been under multiple regulatory investigations. Berkshire, which has owned a controlling stake in Applied Underwriters since 2006, agreed to sell the company to Bah...
21:45, 2019-06-28

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for running a cryptocurrency scam in which he promised unrealistic returns on a digital coin, Business S...
12:15, 2019-07-03

Actor Prosenjit Summoned For Questioning In Rose Valley Ponzi Scheme Case Tightening its noose around Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned him to appear before it on July 19 in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam....
14:15, 2019-07-09

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme....
05:15, 2019-06-18

Furious cyclist slaps fan after getting knocked off bike A top cyclist slapped a fan in rage after being knocked off his bike in the final few miles of a crucial mountain stage. Miguel Angel Lopez, 25, had been fighting for the young rider’s classification jersey at the Giro d’Italia and was in the final three miles of the 20th stage, before a...
21:15, 2019-06-01

"What Sort Of Language Is This," Said Furious PM On Akash Vijayvargiya Lawmakers of the ruling BJP will have a session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sources say will include a chat on discipline in the middle of a huge controversy over Akash Vijayvargiya, a......
07:45, 2019-07-03

Flier furious after he lands in wrong city An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Here's the Backstory on That Blue Maxima From the Fast and the Furious If you watch The Fast And The Furious today, the Nissan Maxima that rips a ridiculous burnout out of the barbeque scene might seem a little random. But if you were into cars when the movie was new, I bet you remember these getting driven hard. The one in the flick got picked for sheer convenience of...
18:45, 2019-07-20

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló and top officials. The chats contained profane in...
03:30, 2019-07-15

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
21:00, 2019-05-24

Fans furious ‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix Say goodbye to Michael and the Dunder-Mifflin team, because “The Office” is leaving Netflix. It was announced Wednesday that the beloved workplace comedy, reportedly the most popular show to stream on Netflix, is being pulled from the streaming giant in 2021, bound for NBCUniversal (in a whopping $5...
10:45, 2019-06-28

Restaurant owners furious over Grubhub billing revelations This is gearing up to be one ugly food fight. Restaurant owners have been digging into their Grubhub billing records and demanding their money back since reading The Post’s exclusive report Monday about how the food delivery giant has been racking up fees for non-existent orders — potentially for ye...
04:45, 2019-05-22

John Cena now officially Fast & Furious, so hey, watch out In an announcement that would be absolutely terrifying in almost any other context—on account of him being so big and strong, you see—John Cena is now officially both Fast and Furious. As Deadline reports, the Blockers star has just formally signed on to the Vin Diesel automotive movie franchise, ha...
03:45, 2019-06-08

Landlords furious with plan to pass pro-tenant measures The law covering nearly 1 million New York City rent-stabilized tenants expires on June 15 — and the Democrat-run state Legislature is vowing to make sweeping changes that would limit landlords’ ability to hike rents or remove apartments from government control. And Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill ...
22:30, 2019-06-06

Hobbs & Shaw gets Fast & Furious in its final trailer If you felt Hobbs & Shaw’s last trailer focused a touch too much on skyscrapers, helicopters, and Hobbs’ Samoan roots, the action flick’s latest clip is here to remind you that, yes, this is Fast & Furious spin-off. It opens with an extended look at a thrilling, over-the-top vehicular chase ...
18:15, 2019-06-28

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways to create anxiety among the people.”...
02:45, 2019-05-23

FA furious after US officials are caught in England’s World Cup hotel • US manager, Jill Ellis, says they were scouting base for final• England officials would never do that, says Phil NevilleAn extraordinary “spygate” row has broken out at the Women’s World Cup after undercover US team officials were caught wandering into private rooms at England’s hotel while Phil N...
03:30, 2019-07-01

The Fast and Furious Green Eclipse Was Even Faker Than You Thought The Hollywood wackiness of Paul Walker’s snot green Mitsubishi Eclipse from the first Fast And Furious movie goes much deeper than that goofy “Danger To Manifold” display. Did you know the car’s exhaust note in the movie was actually a mix of a supercharged CRX and a turbo Integra?...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Watch: 'Fast & Furious' gets animated in first 'Spy Racers' teaser trailer The "Fast & Furious" franchise is getting a new animated series titled "Spy Racers" from DreamWorks Animation Television that will stream on Netflix....
01:30, 2019-06-14

Play of the Day: Furious Zverev destroys racket - 'love the emotion!' "Eurosport favourites Barbara Schett and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day three at Roland Garros."...
23:45, 2019-05-28

There's More to the Fast and Furious Jetta's Backstory Than Its Invisible Brake Calipers A MKIII Volkswagen Jetta apparently wasn’t The Fast and The Furious Technical Director Craig Lieberman’s first choice for what would be known as Jesse’s car–it was originally going to be an E36 BMW M3. But the Jetta’s origin story and post-Hollywood life is also pretty interesting....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Twitter Furious Over Pakistan Channel's World Cup Ad On Pilot Abhinandan A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many......
02:30, 2019-06-12

Staten Island inhabitants are furious over speed of turkey relocation Turkeys are continuing their invasion of Staten Island. While the state waits for the final OK to move dozens of the wild birds to an upstate sanctuary, residents in one besieged neighborhood are complaining the removal is taking too long. City Councilman Steven Matteo told CBS New York his office g...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Nigel Farage furious over TV show assassinating 'Neil Fromage' The Brexit party leader has slammed Channel 4 for their ‘totally sick’ show Year of the Rabbit, in which a right-wing campaigner gets shot in the head Nigel Farage has spoken out against Channel 4 for a “totally sick” scene in the comedy Year of The Rabbit that shows a right-wing campaigner named Ne...
20:00, 2019-07-01

Yankees’ furious rally only sets them up for wild, painful loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Not much could slow down the Yankees on their road trip against the two worst teams in the American League. Nothing, it turns out, other than a tricky hop on Whit Merrifield’s game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th in Sunday’s 8-7 loss to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Gio...
06:15, 2019-05-27

Dave Bautista on whether or not he'd appear in a Fast And Furious movie: "I'd rather do good films" Dave Bautista has always been the squeakiest of wheels when it came to his film career, never shying away from letting us know just who he is and isn’t willing to work with/for. While his list of film credits continues to expand, fans are all too eager to cast the former wrestler in some of their ot...
23:30, 2019-07-01

How the First Fast and Furious Movie Made a Ton of Tuner Cars for Very Little Money Here’s another gem from The Fast And The Furious tech director Craig Lieberman’s behind-the-scenes movie treasure trove: How the first F&F’s cars got picked, and more interestingly, how a bunch of eBay beaters were “modified” to look like the hero cars on the cheap....
19:00, 2019-07-01

Sign of the times: Vettel furious as Hamilton wins in Canada Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was red with rage at being stripped of a much-needed win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday        ...
04:30, 2019-06-10

Mbappe furious with Tuchel after denying him Golden Shoe - reports "Kylian Mbappe\u0027s growing unhappiness at Paris Saint-Germain has intensified, after reports in France emerged that the forward was left furious with manager Thomas Tuchel over being denied the chance to win the Golden Shoe."...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Megan Rapinoe furious over men’s finals scheduled after World Cup final Megan Rapinoe considers Sunday to be the final insult. Just a few hours after the United States and the Netherlands meet in the Women’s World Cup final in France, Brazil or Peru will celebrate winning the Copa America, South America’s men’s championship. And then at night, the Unit...
00:15, 2019-07-05

Some NYers furious after public pool opening delayed as temps soar The Big Apple is turning into a baked apple. Summer may be a week away, but temperatures are skyrocketing — with the mercury hitting 89 degrees on Thursday and propelling New Yorkers to the nearest body of water. But city-dwellers hoping to cool off at the Red Hook public pool were left outsid...
05:15, 2019-06-28

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are apparently back in Fast And Furious 9 It’s time for another update from the set of Fast And Furious 9 from Vin Diesel, just a few weeks after he, Tyrese Gibson, and Michelle Rodriguez put on a big show to let everyone know how much happier they are without a certain ex-wrestler hogging the spotlight. Now, in his latest dispatch, Diesel ...
02:15, 2019-07-09

LeBron James furious after Warriors co-owner’s shove of Kyle Lowry LeBron James is going against the Warriors again in the NBA Finals. This time the Lakers star is waging a war on Instagram in response to Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens pushing Raptors star Kyle Lowry during Toronto’s 123-109 victory in Game 3. James joined Lowry in calling for Stevens to be...
05:00, 2019-06-07

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
22:30, 2019-07-18

British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump ‘Bullied’ Their Ambassador Out of Office British politicians and officials have reacted with outrage to the resignation of their ambassador to the U.S. amid a rift with President Trump over leaked diplomatic cables, with many accusing the President of bullying their government. The leak on July 7 of classified memos written by Kim Darroch ...
22:30, 2019-07-10

The Fast And Furious family are now Spy Racers in the teaser for Netflix's animated series This teaser for Netflix’s upcoming animated series Fast And Furious: Spy Racers doesn’t tell us much that we couldn’t already infer from the fact that it’s an animated series based on the Fast And Furious universe, but this is the first official reveal that it’s called Spy Racers. That’s at least a ...
00:15, 2019-06-14

The REAL Fast & Furious: Supercars speed around London car park in epic video A LONDON car park was transformed into a scene straight out of The Fast and Furious when some of the best drivers turned the concrete building into a petrolhead's paradise....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Pep Guardiola furious over financial fair play question after Man City's treble triumph – video Pep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a journalist if he was being accused of 'receiving money' through separate payments from the club’s Abu Dhabi owners.City had just trounced Watford 6-0 but Guardiola’s celebrations wer...
15:45, 2019-05-21

Nick Kyrgios accuses Queen’s officials of ‘rigging’ match in furious on-court rant • Australian criticises umpire in expletive-ridden tirade• Kyrgios berates himself for playing Fifa until 3am but still winsNick Kyrgios accused officials of “rigging” his first-round match at Queen’s and admonished himself for “playing Fifa until 3am”.The outspoken Australian, renowned for his on-c...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday to a state theft charge involving more than $2,50...
10:45, 2019-05-28

What's the Biggest Scam in Your City? In New York, there are kids who walk around with a sign-up sheet, asking for donations to buy uniforms for their school basketball team. There is no school basketball team. At an NYC drugstore you can buy Chateau Diana “wine product” but you will never get drunk on it. Fancy restaurants slip you mor...
15:30, 2019-06-03

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
22:45, 2019-06-17

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what are they, how do they work, and more importantly, ho...
04:30, 2019-07-17

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel says he’s received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might fall for it,” said Noel. Noel says that in ea...
07:15, 2019-05-22

BBB Gives Advice To Help Fight Off Scam Calls (LEX 18) – If you feel like your phone keeps ringing with scammers trying all new methods, you’re not alone. The Better Business Bureau tells LEX 18 there’s a push on the federal level to work with phone companies to try to combat the influx of calls. One of the best strategies is ...
21:45, 2019-06-03

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped to the city. E-cigarette advocates are angry about the ban, saying it takes away a smoking cessation method many former cigarette smokers use to manag...
00:45, 2019-06-28

4 chilling lessons from a tech hotline scam Some people think they’re immune to cybercriminals. “I’m not even on their radar,” they think. “What are the chances that I’ll get targeted? It’s not like I’m famous or have zillions of dollars.”...
14:30, 2019-06-29

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-rich-quick schemes or questionable cryptocurrency sales, which will then be reviewed by a dedicated an......
14:30, 2019-07-16

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
03:15, 2019-07-17

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a couple of civil class C violations and that he had mi...
06:01, 2019-05-24

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other crooks, the feds said. The two cohorts kept most o...
07:15, 2019-07-03

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions IPS Officer For Seven Hours On Second Day IPS officer Arnab Ghosh was grilled for seven hours by the CBI on Thursday as he appeared before the agency for the second consecutive day in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam....
05:15, 2019-05-31

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to the Syrian regime....
13:15, 2019-07-05

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
17:00, 2019-07-15

Predictive policing AI is a bigger scam than psychic detectives Law enforcement agencies around the world have recently begun extricating themselves from expensive, ineffective predictive policing systems. The machine learning equivalent of psychic detectives, it turns out, simply doesn’t work. AI can’t predict crime In Palo Alto, California a three-year long pr...
08:45, 2019-07-09

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions Police Official For Over 9 Hours Police officer Arnab Ghosh, one of the SIT members that initially probed the Saradha scam, was grilled for more than nine hours by the CBI today over alleged suppression of evidence, sources said....
02:45, 2019-05-30

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
04:30, 2019-06-08

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to al...
23:30, 2019-05-22

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men As far are true stories go, the tale of Rosie Keo and her former co-workers has to be one of the more outrageous workplace narratives you may ever hear. It’s also a combination of ideal components for a fun cinematic retelling: sex, a heist, sharp women taking control of their lives, and immaculate ...
17:30, 2019-07-17

"I May Be Killed, But Want To Return": IMA Scam Accused Releases Video Nearly two weeks after news of the multi-crore IMA Jewels scam first broke, company founder Mansoor Khan today released a video message telling Bengaluru commissioner Alok Kumar that he was willing to......
23:45, 2019-06-23

Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says Capralos “has served his sanction and that a warn...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Delhi BJP Alleges Rs 2,000 Crore Scam, AAP Hits Back BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed that there is a "scam" of Rs 2,000 crore in the construction of classrooms for Delhi government schools, an allegation rejected by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Get a call from the Social Security Administration? It could be an imposter scam _____ Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, DEA, or the local sheriff’s department — is a ruse that’s been lucrative for years. But these imposter scams have now hit an all-time high. Here are a ...
04:00, 2019-07-15

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users as the emails are sent in various European langua...
22:45, 2019-06-10

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Steven Masera will also cooperate with authorities investigating the admissions scandal. He will plead ...
05:15, 2019-06-01

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy and stupid they may be. After all, they may be payi...
14:30, 2019-05-30

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company is releasing a scam ads reporting tool, with a spe...
12:15, 2019-07-16

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal Coin,” by offering short-term returns of 5,000 pe...
12:45, 2019-06-04

IIT Graduate Arrested For Running Laptop Scam Under PM Modi's Name A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake website with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and duping people in the name of "Free Laptop Government Scheme on the Occasion......
00:45, 2019-06-03

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of fraud in her account. “They wanted me to ver...
09:45, 2019-06-18

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
13:45, 2019-05-29

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts — declare their share and pay taxes or keep the scam going. They chose the latter....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Ranchi Court Gives Jail Terms To 16 Fodder Scam Convicts A special CBI court in Ranchi has sentenced 16 fodder scam convicts to three to four-year prison terms in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in the......
16:15, 2019-05-29

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-06

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked legitimate, Taylor told 7News. It’s not clear how th...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
09:15, 2019-06-28

India addresses cryptocurrency scam wave with new police training course High-ranking police officers in India will receive cryptocurrency training to help with investigations involving digital currency. The country’s national police academy – the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP NPA) – has launched an educational course to help officers gain an unde...
13:45, 2019-07-08

Roshan Baig Asked To Appear For Questioning In IMA Jewels Scam Case The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged IMA group ponzi scam, Tuesday served a notice to suspended Congress leader Roshan Baig, asking him to appear before it on Thursday....
14:15, 2019-07-09

Probing Larger Conspiracy In NSE Co-Location Scam, CBI Tells Court Elaborating on the scope of the investigation since the registration of the FIR, the CBI told the court that it was trying to ascertain the channel used by Mr Shah to access NSE trade data...
18:30, 2019-05-22

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
14:45, 2019-06-05

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state....
11:45, 2019-05-24

Spain extradites 94 Taiwanese to China on phone scam charges BEIJING (AP) — A group of 94 Taiwanese accused of telephone and online fraud have arrived in China after being extradited from Spain. Chinese authorities say the suspects arrived Friday morning at Beijing airport on a chartered flight. Footage on state broadcaster CCTV showed officers escorting them...
11:45, 2019-06-07

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
16:30, 2019-06-21

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to conspira...
01:00, 2019-05-22

“WHAT HAPPENED????” How a remote tech writing gig proved to be an old-school scam Enlarge / Maybe this is the "Mark Taylor" I seek... (credit: Getty Images | vladru) After a layoff dumped me into the job market for the first time in more than a decade, I had an all-too-close encounter with a new breed of digital fraudsters who prey on the unemployed. These high-tech predators u...
15:15, 2019-06-02

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
21:30, 2019-07-01

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
00:45, 2019-06-03

"Will Return To India In 24 Hours": IMA Jewels Scam Accused In New Video Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in a multi-crore IMA Jewels scam, has said on Monday he will return to India within 24 hours, calling his decision to leave the country "a big mistake". He also......
17:00, 2019-07-15

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions ...
23:45, 2019-06-12

CBI Carries Out Raids At 22 Locations In Bengal In Chit Fund Scam Case The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in West Bengal which are the premises of directors and promoters of New Land Agro Industries, one of the accused companies in a ponzi scam case,......
12:15, 2019-07-01

Meat supplies scam costs Afghan police budget millions A scandal involving inflated contracts for police meat rations underlines the abuse Afghan authorities are struggling to stop in logistics centers, where corrupt officials and contractors have skimmed fortunes from the government and foreign donors....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Calcutta High Court To Hear Ex-Top Cop's Plea In Saradha Scam On July 2 The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday fixed July 2 for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a notice served on him by the CBI....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-14

Ex-Chief Justice Of India RM Lodha Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh In Online Scam Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha was cheated of Rs 1 lakh in an online scam after the email account of his friend, a retired judge, was hacked, a police officer said on Sunday....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh......
15:01, 2019-07-17

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – or family pet – suffer from any of the following conditions? Cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis, ...
16:30, 2019-07-01

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice cream trucks were seized by the Long Island City Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday over a sprawling, multimillion-dollar ticket avoidance scam that let them speed and blow red lights with near-impunity, The Post has learned. The trucks had racked up thousands of dollars ea...
19:30, 2019-06-05

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other......
14:15, 2019-07-12

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.Uber is a lot. Last year 5.2 billion people took a ride in an Uber. And the company lost an average o...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
03:45, 2019-05-24

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 94 Lakh Of Firm In CWG Scam Nine years after the Commonwealth Games (CWG) were held in India, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of a company, which was involved in the......
23:45, 2019-07-03

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Scam In Ujjwala Scheme, Demands Probe Accusing West Bengal BJP leaders of being involved in a scam relating to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it needs to be probed as lot of complaints......
21:30, 2019-07-21

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
17:30, 2019-05-24

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? Watch to get the answer and learn more about Bitcoin's latest ups and downs....
00:30, 2019-07-12

Samuel L. Jackson is furious over 'Spider-Man' poster error Samuel L. Jackson unleashed an expletive-laden rant on Instagram about an error in a "Spider-Man: Far From Home" poster.        ...
03:45, 2019-06-28

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Bengali Actor Rituparna Sengupta Summoned In Rose Valley Scam Case Bengali film actor Rituparna Sengupta has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate next week in connection with the investigation into the Rose Valley ponzi scam, a day after it summoned superstar......
19:30, 2019-07-10

Delhi Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Naveen Jindal In Coal Scam A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam....
12:15, 2019-07-01

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
20:30, 2019-07-10

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a similar feat, rising to the top of the Masters tick...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
21:30, 2019-06-01

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Apple is warning consumers not to fall for a popular iTunes gift card scam There are so many illegitimate ways to separate people from their hard-earned money. One such scam has random people receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment for back taxes owed. The victims are told that they can satisfy their debt by buying the appro...
13:01, 2019-06-23

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin fell to almost $3000! But Elliott waves have a way of alerting you to trend changes at most unexpected times... Recently, Bitcoin nearly hit $14,000...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last week but didn’t do it quite as colorfully. Last Th...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
23:45, 2019-05-22

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
15:30, 2019-05-21

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
00:01, 2019-07-19

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
19:15, 2019-05-21

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
02:45, 2019-06-05

Bride-to-be caught trying to scam hotel with painfully obvious scheme: 'We thought she was having a psychotic break' Weddings are expensive, so it’s understandable for couples to try and save a few dollars here and there. That doesn’t excuse attempted fraud, however....
23:00, 2019-07-07

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week after he was charged with ducking $4.5 million in parking and traffic tickets, has angered a residential tenant and lost touch with his adult son. The...
03:45, 2019-06-09

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
00:30, 2019-07-02

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
00:45, 2019-07-16

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
20:30, 2019-06-27

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
02:30, 2019-06-05

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
22:45, 2019-06-04

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
18:30, 2019-06-04

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
23:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:45, 2019-06-19

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
18:15, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
09:45, 2019-06-16

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on July 2. The price of one bitcoin has since rebounded to just north of $12,000....
07:00, 2019-07-10

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it happened. See the chart here....
14:45, 2019-05-21

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
21:45, 2019-06-30

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve that has supported [bitcoin's] exponential rise appears to lie directly ahead." ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
03:00, 2019-06-20

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
17:15, 2019-07-19

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca......
22:15, 2019-05-23

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on the cryptocurrency....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
14:45, 2019-05-21

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing malware. The scam, which is currently spreading thr...
14:30, 2019-05-27

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
04:15, 2019-07-05

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if that were to be successful, how it would offer any ty...
05:45, 2019-06-30

Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and purchasers....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Heartbreaking: Ellen DeGeneres Is Trying To Give Away $500,000 To Every Fan Who Comments ‘Amen’ On A Poorly Spelled Facebook Post, But Everyone Thinks It’s A Scam If you’re under the impression that life is always peachy for the rich and famous, here’s a heartbreaking story involving one of America’s most beloved celebs that’ll definitely change your mind: Ellen DeGeneres is trying to give away $500,000 to every fan who comments “Amen” on a poorly spelled Fac...
07:30, 2019-06-29

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to......
22:15, 2019-06-20

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet connection — but cryptocurrency fans are now harnessing its power to viciously troll each other. can your shitcoin do this? https://t.co/Hl9HBipPYL — B...
21:00, 2019-07-10

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the start of Global Trad...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Dear NY Post, didn’t you learn anything about Bitcoin? It’s that time of the year: NY Post’s in-house cryptocurrency pseudosopher John Crudele has published his annual diatribe against Bitcoin. For those new to Crudele, he is sort of like your local know-it-all who camps on a beer crate in front of the liquor store from dawn till dusk, smugly spewing no...
21:30, 2019-05-21

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
13:45, 2019-06-03

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s been many attempts to reveal their true identity, ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in case you’re already thinking about investing ...
04:00, 2019-06-08

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception Tuesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee,...
04:00, 2019-07-17

Bitcoin surpasses $9,000, setting another yearly record Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the market leading cryptocurrency stood at more than $9,000 was 13 months ago, in early May 2018. This isn’t the first time Bitcoin has set a new yearly pr...
16:15, 2019-06-17

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
16:45, 2019-07-15

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS and XRP were the biggest losers, losing nearly ha...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residents of Richmond Hill pay property taxes in Bitcoin,...
13:30, 2019-07-16

MLB players are furious, willing to strike over economic system: 'We're all united' MLB players representing their brethren at the All-Star Game made it quite clear this week that they want changes, big-time changes, in the next CBA.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-10

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Even controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (Bit...
14:30, 2019-05-27

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR.” BitListen is a “real-time Bitcoin transaction vi...
18:45, 2019-05-28

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX. At 14:35 UTC, June 10, the Bitcoin network rejected a block after it had been mined, which effectively cancelle...
21:15, 2019-07-11

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
14:15, 2019-07-11

Donald Trump: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies aren't money The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charterDonald Trump has criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to ...
06:30, 2019-07-12

Donald Trump’s critique of Bitcoin is antiquated and irrelevant US President Donald Trump, known for his complicated relationship with technology and his incessant need to share his ill-advised thoughts with the world, has admitted he’s not a fan of cryptocurrency. The controversial billionaire–cum–leader of the free world shared his disdain with cryptocurrencie...
19:45, 2019-07-12

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28th. According to a local media report, the man lai...
05:15, 2019-06-15

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries sources the yearly salaries of pro athletes and then con...
14:15, 2019-07-09

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoins that will ever exist to (roughly) 21 million. A ...
17:15, 2019-07-08

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
13:45, 2019-06-28

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
00:00, 2019-07-03

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We will be moving some funds between our cold wallets. ...
17:45, 2019-05-29

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was quick to defend its honor....
19:45, 2019-07-03

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service Bitfinex, has admitted it used its reserves to in...
10:30, 2019-05-22

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t come true — and things still aren’t looking good. if not, I will eat my dick on national television. — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) July 17, 2017 When...
19:30, 2019-07-17

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures ...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely support a variety of online transactions — some of...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
17:30, 2019-06-13

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
19:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be available immediately, as the announcement only covers t...
16:15, 2019-06-18

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the eye-popping rally. Bitcoin had dropped nearly $2,000...
03:45, 2019-06-28

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting right now. No need to even make a phone call. As I’ve...
15:45, 2019-05-23

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
19:15, 2019-06-13

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, wh...
12:45, 2019-06-13

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
19:00, 2019-06-18

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting facts about Bitco...
22:30, 2019-05-24

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regulations to be changed to include Bitcoin ATMs, repo...
13:45, 2019-06-05

Cboe Plans December 10 Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading CHICAGO – December 4, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in bitcoin futures beginning at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the ...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion....
12:45, 2019-07-02

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 on Tuesday, down 8.1% on the day. Last Wednesday, t...
11:30, 2019-07-02

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com has mined roughly one percent of BSV blocks over the...
16:45, 2019-07-03

US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and Allante Pires, 22, were each charged with conspiring to make and distribute MDMA, Ketamine, and Xana...
16:15, 2019-06-17

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) who also happened to be Olympic oarsmen and who ende...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companies which claimed to sell Bitcoin mining machines. T...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:45, 2019-06-14

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year after suing community members who refused to acknow...
05:15, 2019-06-15

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
05:15, 2019-06-15

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, prompting a local power company to tip off investigat...
20:15, 2019-07-12

60% of Bitcoin hasn’t moved in a year — despite a 220% price bump in 2019 The price of Bitcoin has risen over 220 percent since January — but long-term holders are keeping their cool. Instead, Bitcoin‘s stellar second quarter actually attracted a steady stream of new sellers to the market, reports independent research firm Delphi Digital. “The active portion of [Bitcoin] ...
17:00, 2019-07-01

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
00:30, 2019-07-17

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
21:45, 2019-06-30

Bitcoin's November Crash: Bringing Clarity to the Crypto King The next time you have a family gathering, if you want to bring a loud dinner table discussion to a screeching silence, ask if anyone can explain how cryptocurrencies work....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you shouldn’t miss. Let’s get to it. 1. For about five minutes over the weekend, the Bitcoin and Canadian dollars trading pair f...
13:45, 2019-06-03

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
14:30, 2019-06-03

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
12:00, 2019-07-09

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
12:15, 2019-06-06

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
12:45, 2019-06-11

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found tough stance on digital assets by claiming that its po...
13:30, 2019-07-16

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
06:30, 2019-06-06

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local television, the city manager of Lake City, Joe Helfenberg, said the city’s director of information technology has been fired. Another local news outlet, ...
13:30, 2019-07-02

No matter how high the price of bitcoin gets, it’s too risky for average investors One certified financial planner who has owned the cryptocurrency for five years treats it as entertainment and would never recommend it to his clients....
09:15, 2019-06-29

Bitcoin is the ‘King of the Asset Class Hill’ in 2019, analysts say Bitcoin’s price rose more than 60 percent in May — the highest monthly return in over a year and a half. This means the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has performed better than almost any global asset in 2019. Boutique analysis firm Delphi Digital even labeled Bitcoin the “King of the Asset Cla...
18:15, 2019-06-03

New 'Gunfight' mode in upcoming 'Call of Duty' game yields fast, furious action Activision and Infinity Ward revealed a new "Gunfight" multiplayer mode -- 2 vs. 2 players -- for 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare,' due out Oct. 25.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment from Abu Dhabi’ while City manager."...
19:15, 2019-05-21

The CBOE Breaks Up with Bitcoin: The Biggest BULLISH Sign for Cryptos in 2 Years? From the start, Elliott wave analysis has anticipated many of Bitcoin's biggest turns and trends: See our forecast of the latest big rally for yourself....
21:45, 2019-07-03

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, setting an all-time high for the network. The prev...
14:15, 2019-05-31

BitMEX: A bitcoin journey from bags of cash to the Cheung Kong Center Arthur Hayes felt the golden days of finance had gone by the time he got started in investment banking in Hong Kong – until cryptocurrency gave him the opportunity to establish platform BitMEX, now one of the most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world....
04:00, 2019-07-02

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out of basic technology for more than two weeks.The r...
17:15, 2019-05-22

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota. The man was apprehended and told authorities abou...
19:30, 2019-07-15

Watch Bizarre Moment Bitcoin ATM Spits Out Notes On Busy Station A bitcoin machine started firing out 20 pound notes at a London train station recently. A video of the incident surfaced on Reddit and has gone viral online....
16:00, 2019-06-11

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressional Research Service (CRS), detailed in a study publ...
13:45, 2019-05-29

Cboe DataShop Plans to Add FX Offerings, Spot and Futures Bitcoin Data CHICAGO – December 14, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced Cboe DataShop will add historical spot foreign exchange data from Cboe FX to its range of offerings beginning tomorrow, December 15. Cboe FX, Cboe’s foreign exchange market, has set several new market...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake adverts that falsely claim Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates has set up a Bitcoin ...
13:00, 2019-07-01

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XBT futures debuted Sunday, December 10, at 5:00 p.m...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” token. The 14 firms – including Barclays, Nasdaq, C...
13:45, 2019-06-03

Bitfinex denies role in spooky transfer of $1.37 million in stolen Bitcoin Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 is on the move. Earlier today, a combined 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) was mysteriously sent from the hacker‘s wallets to an unknown address. Bitfinex’ marketing director Anneka Dew however told Hard Fork that today’s movements had nothing to do with the company at...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
07:15, 2019-07-02

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hacked around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday by a group that got in through ransomware and halted the system, cops ...
22:15, 2019-07-11

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes this year....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local government has agreed to pay the hefty sum of $600,000 to...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Edward Snowden used Bitcoin to buy servers for 2013 mass surveillance leak Edward Snowden, the notorious American whistleblower, has confirmed he relied on the censorship resistance of Bitcoin to help leak data to journalists in 2013. Snowden made headlines across the globe after leaking highly classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) when he was a CI...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent from one of the hacker‘s Bitcoin wallets to a separate pair of addresses. The two transfers, for 706.1 BTC ($8 million) and 1 BTC ($11,384) respectively,...
21:45, 2019-07-08

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, filed his suit against Facebook in an Amsterdam co...
00:00, 2019-06-06

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary accounts. An investigation by Pasco County Sherriff’s Deputies revealed how inmates at the county jail were having money deposited into their commissary...
20:45, 2019-07-04

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra coin payments, as well as a body that would overs...
22:45, 2019-07-12

30 of the most iconic cars in film, from 'Ferris Bueller' to 'Fast and the Furious' For many moviegoers, a car or a famous chase scene can make a movie a memorable experience. Here's a list of some of the most iconic cars ever.        ...
03:45, 2019-05-25

Don't do your boss any favors buying gift cards — it's likely a scam A new "Can you do me a favor?" scam has fraudsters impersonating your boss, minister, and others to trick you into buying them gift cards.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

Auto repair mogul gets five years for postal truck repair scam A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30 million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal truck repair jobs. Ibrahim “Tony” Issa, 57, who owns First Star Auto Repair in the Bronx and shops......
00:30, 2019-06-21

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted to "become a bank."...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you own any cryptocurrency, the chances are you’ve had to use an address, or a wallet, or both. It’s confusing, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be. The ...
18:00, 2019-06-21

WATCH: Bitcoin ATM showers London’s Bond Street station in cash money No, this isn’t a new Anderson Paak video. In a bizarre scene, footage shows a Bitcoin ATM spewing heaps of cash in a shopping centre nearby London’s Bond Street train station, while a security guard does their best to keep onlookers at bay. The video of the curious incident was first posted to Reddi...
13:15, 2019-06-07

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insurance carrier to pay 65 bitcoins — valued at ab...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
11:15, 2019-07-11

Bitcoin healthy AF following Zuckbuck reveal, hash rate hits all-time high Bitcoin‘s hash rate is skyrocketing, setting a new all-time-high to fly in the face of Facebook’s ambitious Libra cryptocurrency — a remarkably healthy sign for the world’s most popular blockchain. Bitcoin‘s “hash rate” measures the total processing power of the network at any one time. As more mine...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Third person accused in Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring case pleads guilty A woman accused of running a Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring pleaded guilty on Tuesday after authorities busted the operation last year.  Among other charges, Sarah Alberts, 35, who is due to be sentenced on October 8, admitted to money laundering, reports say. Ohio-based co-defendants Mark Alex Simon,...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
09:00, 2019-06-13

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recently discovered two fraudulent digital wallets. The f...
08:45, 2019-05-24

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak the sensitive documents, The Baltimore Sun reports....
00:00, 2019-06-06

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve Jobs and the Macintosh computer. His latest project was bringing one of NASA’s Apollo-era guidance computers back to life, but without a visit to the M...
00:15, 2019-07-10

Sign this petition to stop Craig Wright from copyrighting the Bitcoin white paper An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim to the fact he authored the original Bitcoin white paper. In an attempt to scratch his latest patent filing fetish itch, the Satoshi Nakamoto imperson...
06:45, 2019-05-23

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal users’ coins. One such app, called Trezor Mobile ...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin hash rate pumps while Iran says trading is illegal Hello and welcome to another Monday and with that, another Moonday Morning – where we take a look at the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain news. Here’s Hard Fork’s selection of last weekend’s top stories: 1. In a progressive move, Singapore’s tax agency wants to remove goods and services t...
12:45, 2019-07-08

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to ensure passage of the bill in his chambe...
22:15, 2019-06-23

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company's top executive overseeing the planned Libra proje...
10:30, 2019-07-17

Dublin crime ring recruited 14-year-olds to hide drugs bought with Bitcoin A drug-smuggling kingpin has been using west Dublin teenagers as young as 14 to store large amounts of narcotics bought with cryptocurrency via the dark web, reports Irish local media The Journal citing sources familiar with the matter. Authorities suspect they run a criminal enterprise that distrib...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
14:15, 2019-06-18

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
15:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted to "become a bank."...
06:15, 2019-07-12

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that provides Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive global license to use Gemini’s bitcoin market data for...
02:30, 2019-05-22

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
13:00, 2019-05-23

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Victims “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
22:45, 2019-06-12

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've stored......
15:45, 2019-06-05

Remembering Kosovo's youngest victims Photos and stories, little sweaters and shoes, a cradle and marbles: An exhibition remembers children killed in the Kosovo War, which ended 20 years ago....
03:00, 2019-06-10

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
09:45, 2019-05-29

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
06:15, 2019-07-18

Unprecedented scale: D-Day’s fighters, helpers, victims FILE – In this file photo from June 6, 1944, members of an American landing unit help their comrades ashore during the Normandy invasion. The men reached the zone code-named Utah Beach, near Sainte- Mere-Eglise, on a life raft after their landing craft was hit and sunk by German coastal defens...
17:15, 2019-06-06

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Virginia Beach shooting: What we know about the motive, the victims 12 people were killed Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspected shooter was a 15-year veteran of public works. Here's what we know.        ...
16:45, 2019-06-03

Bosnia buries 86 victims of 1992 massacre It was one of the worst atrocities of the Bosnian war. In August 1992, Bosnian Serb forces lined up Muslim prisoners on the edge of a cliff and opened fire. More than 20 years on, the victims are being laid to rest....
06:00, 2019-07-21

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pinochet's regime....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Kyoto Animation studio fire victims mostly in their 20s and 30s Thirty-four people are now confirmed to have died in Thursday’s arson attack The majority of those who died in the arson attack on Kyoto Animation on Thursday were in their 20s and 30s, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.More clues as to why the fire spread so quickly and took so many lives, as...
18:30, 2019-07-20

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
16:45, 2019-07-09

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80m) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 people were killed.Boeing, which is facing dozens of l...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people to help the victims....
19:15, 2019-06-16

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
03:30, 2019-06-02

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” For the past two years, Middendorf has volunteered w...
10:00, 2019-05-31

Biggest victims of new tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans PHOENIX (AP) — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump’s tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese. Experts say the people likely to pay the steepest price are poor Americans. They already live close to the financial edge and could have to pay more for everyday purchases. Ja...
19:30, 2019-06-04

The Latest: FBI investigating claims of additional victims PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local): 12:06 p.m. An FBI agent says law enforcement continues to investigate claims of additional victims made by a former University of Illinois doctoral student on trial for the slaying of a visiti...
19:45, 2019-06-17

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from Virginia Beach. Five of the victims worked in the...
19:30, 2019-06-01

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
18:45, 2019-07-19

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
15:30, 2019-07-05

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

EU still mourns Tiananmen crackdown victims: spokeswoman The European Union continues to mourn the victims of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, the EU executive said on Tuesday....
13:30, 2019-06-04

On 25th anniversary of OJ murders, remembering the victims On this 25th anniversary of the brutal murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown, Fox News chose not to talk about OJ Simpson, but to focus on the families of the victims....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and has invited victims of recent attacks at a synagogue in San Diego, mosques in New Zealand and an Easter Day bombing in Sri Lanka....
04:30, 2019-07-12

Police ID victims in fatal motorcycle crash TUCSON – Deputies have identified the two victims in Saturday’s fatal motorcycle collision. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Benjamin Chavez, 41, and Lydia Carter, 53, were killed in the motorcycle and truck collision near the intersection of Roller Coaster Road and Grande Avenue...
20:15, 2019-07-01

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
04:30, 2019-06-12

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims Time is critical when paramedics are trying to save a stroke victim. NBC News NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long term disability in the U.S. But the amount of damage to the brain all depends on the quality of care a...
00:30, 2019-06-08

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by consensus Tuesday. It was co-sponsored by Brazil, Canad...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
21:00, 2019-06-11

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, victims will be able to get their money back in cases where neither they nor the bank has done anything ...
03:45, 2019-05-29

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from his hospice bed just days after he testified alongs...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Family of four among victims of Dallas plane crash A family of four — including two teenagers and their high-profile, interior-designer mother who worked on Trump World Tower in New York — were identified Monday as victims of the recent Dallas plane crash that killed 10. Ornella Ellard was among those killed when a private twin-engine Beechcraft air...
04:30, 2019-07-02

Hyundai to use AI to diagnose crash victims' injuries System being developed could send detailed injury reports to emergency services within seven seconds of an incident New technology being developed by Hyundai will send specific details of injuries sustained by vehicle occupants in a crash to emergency services.  The Korean manufacturer, in partners...
00:45, 2019-06-13

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
22:15, 2019-06-06

Forgiveness at New Zealand's service for terror victims At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of Christchurch on March 15....
03:15, 2019-06-22

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia. On the grounds of the famous killing fields of Choeung Ek, outside the capital of Phnom Penh, a troupe of young performers will take their positions on an open field. The loudspeakers will blare haunting music and words of hate....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have released the names of a pilot and a nurse who were killed and a paramedic who was injured when a medical helicopter crashed at a regional airport. North Memorial Health of Robbinsdale, the hospital that owns the helicopter, identifies the pilot as...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more than 150 years in total. City officials honored the victims in a somber slideshow shared Saturday, the same day Police Chief James Cervera identified the ...
13:45, 2019-06-02

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
02:45, 2019-06-18

Authorities identify victims of Ford dealership shooting Morgan Hill police identified 59-year-old Brian Light and 38-year-old Xavier Souto as those killed, calling Light's actions "nothing short of heroic."...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Victims named in New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed seven New Hampshire authorities on Sunday named the seven people killed two days earlier when a pickup truck crashed into members of a motorcycle club for U.S. Marine veterans....
01:00, 2019-06-24

Boeing to give $50 million to families of crash victims Boeing announced Wednesday that it will be tasking Kenneth Feinberg, who is known for managing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and Camille Barrows to distribute its fund to the family of victims of the 737 Max crashes. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
21:30, 2019-07-17

Remains of Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus The remains of more than 1,000 Holocaust victims have been laid to rest in a Belarusian city on the border with Poland after the discovery of a mass grave at a building site....
16:00, 2019-05-22

Boeing to pay $100M to families, communities of 737 crash victims Airplane manufacturer Boeing on Wednesday said it will pay $100 million to families and communities impacted by two recent, deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes. The airline will donate the money to local governments and nonprofit organizations to then give to families impacted by th...
07:30, 2019-07-04

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on amendment votes rather than pass the bill unanimously...
03:01, 2019-07-19

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
19:45, 2019-05-23

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Bodies of Honduras boat victims arrive on land for ID The bodies of 27 people who died when a fishing boat sank off Honduras have returned to port a day after the 70-ton vessel went down in bad weather in the Caribbean...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-19

Remains of 1,200 Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus The remains of 1,200 Holocaust victims were buried after being unearthed earlier this year. Jewish community leaders criticized Belarusian authorities' decision to continue a building project at the mass grave site....
00:01, 2019-05-23

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sex abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light. The toxic legacy of child abuse gets minimal attenti...
08:15, 2019-07-17

The Latest: Search of accessible apartments finds no victims DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a crane in Dallas (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A fire rescue spokesman says first responders have searched every accessible apartment in a Dallas building that was hit by a toppled construction crane and found no one inside the apartments. Jason Evans, spo...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday.” “I think there’s a feeling ...
21:15, 2019-06-16

Virginia Beach mourns mass shooting victims Some 200 people, including the governor, gathered to mourn victims in a vigil. Twelve people were killed and 4 injured in the 150th US mass shooting this year....
23:15, 2019-06-01

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
22:01, 2019-06-01

Bank transfer fraud victims to get refunds under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
20:15, 2019-05-28

Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downing With songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above eastern Ukraine...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazzi, 62; Albert Mazza, 49; Daniel Pereira, 58; Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58 years old; Desma Oakes,...
05:30, 2019-06-24

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. The former host of “The Daily Show...
21:45, 2019-06-17

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business....
13:45, 2019-07-04

Memorial for victims of Cologne NSU attack faces hurdles 15 years ago, right-wing extremists set off a nail bomb in Cologne's Keupstrasse, injuring 22 people. Now, an artist's plan to commemorate the victims is hitting roadblocks. What's stopping it?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
22:00, 2019-07-03

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
21:00, 2019-06-13

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A group of 16 Yazidi women and their children arrived...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five people who were found shot to death on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state. The coroner on...
00:15, 2019-06-12

FBI urges Jeffrey Epstein victims to call hotline Do you recognize this pedophile? After arresting Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges, the feds on Monday urged other alleged victims to get in contact with an FBI hotline to share their experiences. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman pointed to a large photo of Epste...
23:01, 2019-07-08

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
03:45, 2019-06-28

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse. The foundation “...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for 42-year-old Katherine Nixon. The mass will be at a Catholic church about 10 miles (16 kilometers) fr...
10:15, 2019-06-06

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer’s 7 victims NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus. The service for 36-year-old Livia Florentina Bunea and her 8-year-old daughter, Elena Natalia Bunea, w...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wednesday that would extend funding beyond 2020, when...
18:45, 2019-06-11

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
22:00, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Mourners gather to remember shooting victims VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Hundreds of people have gathered to remember the 12 victims of a mass shooting in Virginia. City and state officials were among the mourners Sunday at the vigil at Piney Grove Baptist Church in V...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Boston Marathon bombing victims' memorial goes up Four bronze spires that will make up part of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings have been put in place near the finish line. The spire will serve as light poles for the memorial and were installed Wednesday. (July 10)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which was ravaged by multiple tornadoes, resulting in at ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21....
01:30, 2019-06-11

Louisiana Man Killed 3 ‘Random Victims’ in Two Days, Authorities Say The man, Sean Barrette, 22, faces murder charges after three men were shot and killed in vehicles in Metairie, outside of New Orleans. He’s also a suspect in a killing in the city....
06:45, 2019-06-20

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
14:45, 2019-05-29

Widow, mother of drowning victims returns to El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A Salvadoran woman whose husband and toddler daughter drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas this week returned to her country Friday ahead of the bodies of her lost loved ones, a heartbreaking photograph of whom prompted an outpouring of grief. Tania Vanessa Á...
06:00, 2019-06-29

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people....
20:30, 2019-07-03

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway-brake yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson. “It’s way more than him being a...
04:01, 2019-05-25

Woman testifies about alleged confinement by self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere is testifying about how he banished her to a bedroom for two years for breaking his rules to stay away from other men. The woman told jurors at Raniere’s New York City trial on Wednesday that her confinement broke her spirit unt...
10:30, 2019-05-30

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a successful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) on Black ...
18:45, 2019-05-29

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
11:45, 2019-06-16

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
01:45, 2019-07-11

Boeing vice president apologizes to families of victims over crashes LE BOURGET, France — A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Vice President Randy Tinseth told reporters at the Paris Air Show on Monday that “we are very sorry for the loss of lives” in the Lion Air crash in Oct...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
05:45, 2019-06-12

MS-13 gang members 'hacked victims with machetes in California forest' Federal racketeering indictment charges 22 people with nearly 200 crimes, including ‘heinous, horrible and cruel’ killings Prosecutors in Los Angeles have accused members and associates of the MS-13 gang of seven murders, including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a sou...
14:45, 2019-07-17

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week's tour boat accident in Budapest....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Bosnia buries 86 victims of 1992-95 war recovered from grisly ravine Thousands of relatives from Bosnia and across Europe gathered in the village of Hambarine for the burial of 86 Bosniak Muslims on Saturday, 27 years after they were killed and dumped in a ravine in......
18:15, 2019-07-20

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
01:30, 2019-07-05

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th ...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
00:30, 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
07:45, 2019-06-18