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Clients take Bomber Thompson's bitcoin dealer to court over lost millions

Clients take Bomber Thompson's bitcoin dealer to court over lost millions

Cryptocurrency trader who counted Mark 'Bomber Thompson' as client is now subject of Supreme Court action after losing more than $20m of investors' money.

  • by Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago

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What crash? The hottest crypto on the market has tripled in value
Bitcoin

What crash? The hottest crypto on the market has tripled in value

The cryptocurrency boom appears to be alive and well for Binance, the world's largest digital-asset exchange by trading volume.

  • by Olga Kharif
How a bitcoin evangelist made himself disappear in 15 steps
Cryptocurrencies

How a bitcoin evangelist made himself disappear in 15 steps

After Jameson Lopp received a threatening call demanding a bitcoin ransom, he decided he wanted to make it harder for his enemies — and anyone else — to find him ever again.

  • by Nathaniel Popper
'Let this be a warning': Watchdog suspends cryptocurrency exchanges

'Let this be a warning': Watchdog suspends cryptocurrency exchanges

Austrac says it suspended the licences of two cryptocurrency exchanges after a police investigation found the businesses were being exploited for drug trafficking.

  • by Swati Pandey
The missing $195m: Crypto accounts emptied months before CEO's mysterious death

The missing $195m: Crypto accounts emptied months before CEO's mysterious death

Experts finally cracked the laptop of the crypto CEO who died with sole access to $195 million. But the money was already gone.

  • by Theron Mohamed
Cryptocurrency CEO dies holding passwords that protect $275m worth of coins and cash
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Cryptocurrency CEO dies holding passwords that protect $275m worth of coins and cash

The death of the 30-year-old cryptocurrency company chief has created quite a problem.

  • by Doug Alexander
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Cryptocurrency is radical but who does the radicalism benefit?
Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is radical but who does the radicalism benefit?

Terminology being embraced in the world of cryptocurrency places the technology in opposition to nation states.

  • by Chris Zappone
Ten years of bitcoin is about more than boom, bubble and bust
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Currencies

Ten years of bitcoin is about more than boom, bubble and bust

The future of bitcoin is cloudy, but at least one part of it will leave a permanent legacy.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
BitConnect bust: Australian man whose wife went missing at centre of ASIC sting
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BitConnect bust: Australian man whose wife went missing at centre of ASIC sting

It's been called the biggest Ponzi scheme in decades and an Australian promoter who wife went missing is now at the centre of a major ASIC investigation.

  • by Sarah Danckert
'Normally people would be pulling their hair out': How are Bitcoin backers handling the crash?
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'Normally people would be pulling their hair out': How are Bitcoin backers handling the crash?

At the highest point in December of that year, one Bitcoin was worth $25,717. Its current value is one fifth of that.

  • by Matt Bungard
Remember Bitcoin? Some investors would rather forget
Bitcoin

Remember Bitcoin? Some investors would rather forget

A year ago, kids were buying Lamborghinis thanks to a crypto meme, and experts predicted Bitcoin was going to reach $US100,000. Then the bubble burst.

  • by Nellie Bowles