New york police won FinCEN Award for Bitcoin Investigation
The New York State Police won formal recognition this week for its work tracing bank deposits back to a number of drug deals conducted in bitcoin on an online dark market. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)presented an award to the New York State Police Suspicious Activity Review (SAR) Team and the New York State Police Financial Crimes Unit… (1 comment)

Fluctuating price of bitcoins
Bitcoin prices fluctuated little in the week ending 13th May, staying largely between $450 and $460 amid lackluster trading volume. While Craig Wright’s claims of being bitcoin’s founder likely helped generate visibility for the digital currency and was still the subject of some headlines this week, this event has begun to fade from the public eye.… (2 comments)