NJ School District's Computers Held Hostage For Bitcoins, Disrupting Tests A New Jersey school district is hoping to resume standardized testing after delays because its computer network was shut down in an online attack.
Texas Man Charged In New York In First Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme CaseFederal prosecutors in New York on Thursday announced the first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins.
Man Behind Alleged Black Market Drug, Hacking Website Pleads Not GuiltyU.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest set the Nov. 3 date as 29-year-old Ross William Ulbricht pleaded not guilty to four charges in a rewritten indictment returned earlier this week.
Bitcoin Operators Charged In NYC 'Silk Road' Drug BustThe top executive of a Manhattan-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, which let users buy illegal drugs anonymously, authorities said Monday.
Kanye West Sues Over Bitcoin's 'Coinye West' The rapper filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan federal court against the creators of Bitcoin, charging trademark and publicity violations.
New Jersey, Video Game Company Reach Settlement In Bitcoin CaseAn online video game company will pay a $1 million settlement after being accused of infecting thousands of computers with malicious software and using that access to illegally mine for the electronic currency bitcoin.
Brooklyn Businesses: Show Me The Virtual Money"Bitcoin" is a growing trend and have been around since 2009. Anyone can buy it using real money at an online store, or an "exchange."