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02/15/18 A $115 Million Ponzi Scheme and a $50 Million Phishing Scam, Brought to You By Bitcoin


Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

February 15 · Issue #171 · View online

Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Austrian Bitcoin ‘Scam’ Triggers Police Search Across Europe - Bloomberg
Group Makes $50 Million by Phishing Bitcoin Users Using Google AdWords
Bitcoin Hits $10,000 in Accelerating Recovery From Plunge - Bloomberg
A Mysterious New Steam Game Promises a Bitcoin to the First Person Who Beats It - Motherboard
Morgan Rockwell on Twitter: "On Friday Feb 9, I was arrested in my home by Department Of Homeland Security over a #Bitcoin transaction from nov 2016 and am released under a personal recognizance bond. I am being charged with 18 USC 1956 - Money Laundering Instrument"
Binance CEO Zhao ChengPeng confirms he works with Bitfinex and his trustworthy Binance insiders have seen the Tether bank accounts and calls Anti-Tether rumors FUD. : Bitcoin
Ethereum Developer Resigns as Code Editor Citing Legal Concerns - CoinDesk
Coinbase admits it accidentally overcharged tons of cryptocurrency buyers
Bitcoin Isn't the Only Crypto Adding Lightning Tech Now - CoinDesk
Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies still aren't used much as currencies - CNET
Dollar Cost Averaging Bitcoin and Integrating Cryptocurrencies Into Your Investment Portfolio
Not as rich as you think…
🔑Supporting Let's Encrypt, 🐶pet rescue, 🏞river protection. And how we hilariously thwarted a scammer. 😄 : Bitcoin
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Bitcoin Price Estimate - Monthly -- Trefis
Bitcoin Uber-Bull Tom Lee Predicts a New Record High for July - Bloomberg
George Soros' fund buys stock of cryptocurrency play
Bitcoin bottoms, keeping Thanksgiving investors in the black
Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility | Reuters
More bitcoin adoption and awareness stories...
ASU professor believes new bill will accelerate cryptocurrency's acceptance | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact
Digital Currency Media Outlet Based In Nashville - NewsChannel 5 Nashville
Bitcoin Grows in Popularity in Sacramento | FOX40
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the shiny, tempting and incredibly risky money of the future - WCPO Cincinnati, OH
More bitcoin industry stories from today...
Hydro-Quebec considers special rates for Bitcoin miners as demand surges
Edge Wallet is Live! – Edge
Coinbase Commerce — the Easiest Way for Merchants to Accept Digital Currency
More bitcoin dark web, hacking, and scam stories...
UK Formally Accuses Russian Military of NotPetya Ransomware Outbreak
Surprise visit: Police warn alleged darknet drug buyers | The Sacramento Bee
TrickBot's Cryptocurrency Hunger: Targeting Exchange Users to Steal Coins
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Gaming pioneer Atari the latest company to join cryptocurrency craze
This NASCAR Team Apparently Got Paid For Sponsorship With A Cryptocurrency That’s Only Existed For A Day
Crypto-artwork of a rose sells for record $1 million - Feb. 14, 2018
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
Cryptocurrency Tax Evasion, Other Illicit Activity Frequent, Says CFTC Chair Giancarlo
CFTC Joins SEC In Warning Against Crypto Pump-and-Dumps - CoinDesk
Other stories from today...
Ron Paul: Bitcoin vs. The Fed : Bitcoin
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