BTC-e and Mt Gox Connection, Alexander Vinnik Arrested

btc-eBTC-e one of Bitcoin’s largest exchanges, is known since 2011 and is even part of the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. Yesterday at 13:49 Moscow time the site went unplanned offline. A few minutes later, the official Twitter channel of the btc-e exchange said: “Work on an unforeseen problem.” Continue reading

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From Multi-Millionaire to Washing Dishes

charlie shrem

Founder of BitInstant and Vice President of The Bitcoin Foundation, Charlie Shrem was one of the first Bitcoin entrepreneurs, he was a Bitcoin pioneer as one of the integral players in the decentralization of finance and it paid off big time, until he allowed a customer to resell Bitcoin on Silk Road, the infamous deep web black market. Continue reading