Iran’s Bitcoin Volume Soars as Rial Value Enters ‘Death Spiral’

Iran’s national currency has crashed to its record low against the U.S. Dollar as the country prepares to face economic sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. The Iranian Rial, which was just beginning to gain momentum after years of depreciation, set a new low on Monday, trading on an average at 100,000 Rials on the …

Bitcoin Transactions Help Police Track Down Dark Web Drug Dealer

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. A French national has pleaded guilty to selling narcotics on the dark web after police were able to trace his criminal activities through his bitcoin accounts. Police arrested 36-year-old Gal Vallerius in September at the Atlanta airport in the US while traveling to attend …

LA Trader ‘Bitcoin Maven’ Faces Jail Time for LocalBitcoins Activity

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! A Los Angeles trader on LocalBitcoins who goes by the name “Bitcoin Maven” is facing up to 30 months in prison for running an illegal money transmitting business. NBC Los Angeles claims fifty-year-old Theresa Tetley made at least $300,000 a …