Police in the minor Kansas town of Norton has cautioned residents about a strange Bitcoin sextortion trick that objectives individuals with mystery pornography propensities. Police in the minor town of Norton, Kansas presented a notice on their site yesterday morning asking devotees not to fall for an unusual Bitcoin sextortion trick.
FreeBitco.in (a Bitcoin faucet platform) has announced that they have come up a betting system which allows user to win reward in Bitcoin by placing their bet on who will be sitting in the Iron throne at the end of season 8. It uses a time-weighted multiplier system in other words the rewards decrease as time progresses. Jon snow managed to get 45% of the total bets, the other options are Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen, Night King & Unknown.
The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko during his recent meeting with representatives of the IT industry has reaffirmed that the nation is bullish on digital economy and will protect and promote them. He further commented: “We will launch the atomic station and there will be surplus energy. I have left some space there – we’ll build farms and we’ll be mining and selling those bitcoins. They say if you have bitcoin it’s not a problem to sell it, right?”
Afghanistan, as the of the world biggest providers of lithium, could use Bitcoin with metals in security structure, as indicated by the Afghan designation, despite the fact that IMF president Christine Lagarde accepts such security will require intensive testing before it tends to be sold on business sectors. The Central Bank of Afghanistan’s governor Khalil Sediq is strong proponent in bringing out this bond.
A 56-year-old Romanian-Australian businessman, Frank Timiș has been revealed to be stakeholder in Bitcoin mining company, Argo Blockchain after a company shakeup that led to the ouster of two top Argo executives. He now owns 14% of shares of the company, has been linked with Rothschild Bank, has been looking at cryptocurrency and the disruptive power for sometime now is planning an overhaul of the company’s entire business plan earlier this year.
Eric Powers (a peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchanger) has been penalized by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for violating the Bank Secrecy Act’s (BSA) registration. Kenneth A. Blanco director of FinCEN said, “It should not come as a surprise that we will take enforcement action based on what we have publicly stated since our March 2013 Guidance—that exchangers of convertible virtual currency, such as Mr. Powers, are money transmitters and must register as MSBs. In fact, there were indications that Mr. Powers specifically was aware of these obligations, but willfully failed to honor them.”
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a jihadist group in Syria is aiming to use bitcoin for its nefarious purposes and to promote it to its followers. The group at present gets most of its funding through taxes and tariffs on residents in areas under its control. They’re the most powerful remaining opposition force still committed to ousting the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad.
One of the iconic building in France Notre-Dame Cathedral had suffered major damage from the recent fire accident. Though brought under control millions of euros worth of architecture and artwork has reduced to ashes. But French Bitcoin advocate, Gregory Raymond as applied to freanch crypto community, in his tweet: “Hey bitcoiners, let’s prove to the french authorities Bitcoin can be an amazing way to send funds quickly, without border and for a good cause!”
A data collected by Google Trend has unveiled that the keyword for “buy bitcoin” has shown a significant increase over the last months which is expected due to the increasing price on Bitcoin. The increasing interest of people to buy bitcoin shows a spike after increasing the price of bitcoin and the interest to purchase bitcoin has also slipped after the declining price of Bitcoin.
Numerous Chinese Bitcoin miners are currently eyeing on penetrating the Iranian market. Apart from that, it has been proposed in the country that bitcoin mining operation should be banned as it will only cause a negative effect on the environment. The suggestion proposed to the government of China however reported have been predicted by the local mining companies.