Bitcoin Gold Users Lose Over $2.5m, Accuse the Team of Scam

Over 3,200 Bitcoin Gold user wallets have been emptied by malefactors on the night of November 13th to 14th due to a vulnerability in the only BTG wallet, Mybtgwallet. According to preliminary estimations, the losses comprise 300 BTC and 300 BTG, which exceeds $2.5 million.

Alleged BTC-e Co-owner Transferred to Prison in Athens

According to Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer Timofei Musatov, Mr. Vinnik has been transferred from Saloniki to Athens due to the forthcoming court session in Greece’s court of justice scheduled on November 15th.

Garry Kasparov: Bitcoin Is Pure Speculation

Chess grandmaster and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has told Proteste Investe that he isn’t surprised about bitcoin’s high popularity, however, believes it is “fake money issued by governments in high amounts.”

Russian Central Bank Pushes For ‘Professional’ Miners Taxation

The deputy head of Russia’s central bank Olga Skorobogatova has stated that cryptocurrency mining as a business has to be registered and taxed. The official insists that mining is more than just production of cryptocurrencies. “Mining is validation of transactions that are represented as blocks on the blockchain. Validation is.

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

CME Group announced today it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory review periods.