Whistleblower reports $70 million Bitcoin scam with Kyiv roots The scam is being perpetrated by Ukrainian company Milton Group from two floors of an office building in Kyiv, the report claims.
12:40, 03 March 2020
In Ukraine, cyberpolice operative demanded bribe in cryptocurrency Bitcoin will do, the cop initially told his victim before agreeing for a more traditional money transfer to the accomplice's banking card.
23:30, 25 February 2020
Bloomberg: Bitcoin jumps toward $9,000 in best-performing month since 2017 Rival coins were also stronger at the start of the week.
15:36, 27 May 2019
Bloomberg: 'Bitcoin and guns, that's the only way to save Ukraine' Cryptocurrency looks like the way forward in a Ukraine battered by revolution and corruption.
14:26, 11 October 2018
Rogue employee mined 500K Bitcoins in 2011, Russia's Qiwi CEO says The developer quit the firm after being asked to turn over the profit from using company property
12:40, 26 July 2018
No license required in Ukraine for cryptocurrency mining Crypto miners have moved to the country as it offers favorable conditions to mine cryptocurrencies. In addition to a relaxed regulatory landscape, crypto miners in Ukraine also enjoy low electricity cost of less than $0.04 per kWh.
15:40, 26 June 2018
Monument to Bitcoin founder could be erected in Kyiv Ukraine has become swept up in the cryptocurrency world, with the bitcoin and blockchain industry growing exponentially.
12:20, 14 June 2018
Facebook plans to create its own cryptocurrency – media The social platform has experimented with virtual currency before.
16:04, 12 May 2018
Ukraine securities chairman wants to legalize 'several' cryptocurrencies – media Khromaev will raise the possibility of doing so at the next meeting of Ukraine's Financial Stability Board.
11:54, 11 May 2018
CoinDesk: Bitcoin breaks below $7,000 to fall to 50-day low However, the 2018 low of bitcoin still remains at $5,947 on February 6.
11:24, 30 March 2018
Russian-Ukrainian cybercrime gang arrested in Spain, allegedly used BTC to launder $1.24 bln – media The gang gained access to internal banking networks by sending phishing emails with malicious attachments to bank officials.
16:56, 27 March 2018
Ukraine court to consider compensation in Bitcoin for moral damages Regardless of the end result, the legal action has already set a precedent in Ukraine’s court practice.
13:40, 20 March 2018
CoinDesk: Bitcoin drops 20% but wasn't week's big crypto price loser If February was bad for the crypto market, March hasn't fared better.
21:45, 09 March 2018
Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor accused of swindling $5 bln of cryptocurrency – Bloomberg The pair controlled as many as 1.1 million Bitcoins at the time of Kleiman's death, according to the suit.
14:45, 27 February 2018
BBC: Criminals hide 'billions' in crypto-cash – Europol <p>Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is being laundered through cryptocurrencies, according to Europol.</p>
10:52, 14 February 2018
Bloomberg: Bitcoin сloses in on $9,000 as regulatory fears peter out <p>After facing weeks of mounting negative headlines that had wiped out billions in value, cryptocurrencies won a reprieve of sorts.</p>
14:47, 12 February 2018
Two-month low: Bitcoin price drops below $9,000 – media <p>As of press time, the price of bitcoin was trading at roughly $8,954.13, representing a decline of roughly 11%.</p>
11:46, 02 February 2018
57 Ukrainian officials declare over 21,000 bitcoins – media <p>Currently, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) does not recognize bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.</p>
15:00, 26 January 2018
Ukraine, Russia would suffer most if bitcoin crashed, analysts say - Kyiv Post Ukraine will be among the five countries worst affected when the financial bubble surrounding the cryptocurrency bitcoin finally bursts, analysts from U.S. banking and financial services group Citigroup Inc., or Citi, have said in their latest report, the Kyiv Post wrote.
21:50, 17 January 2018
Russia's bitcoin expert Pavel Lerner freed after kidnapping in Kyiv <p>The 40-year-old Pavel Lerner resurfaced in Kyiv on Friday, three days after he was abducted by a group of masked men near the Kyiv offices used by his EXMO Finance company, according to Deutsche Welle.</p>
14:18, 30 December 2017