Crime

Watch Out for Cryptocurrency Scams

What to do if you are the head of the SEC and companies in the cryptocurrency space appear to be pulling a fast one?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten With Weapons That Are Anything But Virtual

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten With Weapons That Are Anything But Virtual

In late December, a Bitcoin developer was kidnapped from his Ukraine office, held hostage and ordered to pay a $1 million ransom.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

Malta Looks to Root Out Italian Mafia Influence in Online Gambling

Malta Looks to Root Out Italian Mafia Influence in Online Gambling

The Government of Malta is looking to aggressively pursuit online gambling companies it deems to have ties to Italy's Mafia.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2018

Gambling Addicted Trader Charged With Stealing $2 Million in Bitcoin From Employer

Joseph Kim Bitcoin Trading Theft

24-year-old Joseph Kim claims he intended to return approximately $2 million worth of Bitcoin after covering his own trading losses.  He was found out before that could ever come to fruition. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2018

Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

Another Man Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in the Wichita, Kansas area.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Jurors Hear Closings at Philadelphia Crime Boss Trial

Jurors Hear Closings at Philadelphia Crime Boss Trial

A notorious Philadelphia mob boss who claimed he gave up his life of crime instead made money by muscling his way into health insurance and gambling schemes run by organized crime families around the East Coast, a prosecutor said Tuesday at closing arguments at a federal racketeering trial.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2018

Woman Gets Probation for Using Fake Cash at Casino

Woman Gets Probation for Using Fake Cash at Casino

A Le Mars woman has been given two years of probation for using counterfeit cash at a Sioux City casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2018

Las Vegas Shooter was Sober, Autopsy Finds, Leaving his Motives a Mystery

Las Vegas Shooter was Sober, Autopsy Finds, Leaving his Motives a Mystery

An autopsy report for Stephen Paddock revealed nothing new about what might have driven him to open fire on a Las Vegas country music festival in October, killing 58 people and injuring more than 850 others.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2018

Gambling Website Owner Charged With Tax Evasion

Gambling Website Owner Charged With Tax Evasion

A 41-year-old Norwalk man faces sentencing for failing to pay income tax on more than $1 million he received by running off-shore sports gambling websites.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2018

Prosecutor: Cop Justified in Shooting Casino Garage Jumper

Prosecutor: Cop Justified in Shooting Casino Garage Jumper

A prosecutor in Connecticut says a police officer was justified in firing shots at a 23-year-old man who then jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a parking garage at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in September of 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2018

Killer Nanny Sentenced to Death in Arson Case Fueled by Gambling Addiction

A nanny has been found guilty of starting a fire that resulted in the death of a woman and three of her children.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2018

Bitcoin Mining Plot Exposed at Top Secret Nuclear Plant, Arrests Made

Bitcoin Mining Plot Exposed at Top Secret Nuclear Plant, Arrests Made

Several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility have been arrested for allegedly mining cryptocurrencies. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2018

Investigation of Fake IDs Nets $4.7M in Bitcoins, Gold Bars

Investigation of Fake IDs Nets $4.7M in Bitcoins, Gold Bars

Authorities investigating a large-scale fake ID operation in Ohio say they've seized $4.7 million in bitcoins and several computers and printers.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2018

Counter Strike Co-Founder Charged With Paying to Have Sex With Minor

Counter Strike Co-Founder Charged With Paying to Have Sex With Minor

Counter-Strike co-creator Jess Cliffe has been charged with commercial sex abuse of a minor and paying $300 an hour to engage in sexual intercourse with the 16-year-old girl.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2018

Police: Man Sells Fake Eagles Season Pass for Gambling Money

Police: Man Sells Fake Eagles Season Pass for Gambling Money

New Jersey officials say a Philadelphia man has been arrested for selling fake season tickets for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, then attempting to use the money to gamble at an Atlantic City casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2018

Court Error Reveals 2nd Person of Interest in Vegas Mass Killing

A court error publicly revealed the name of a man identified as a person of interest in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2018

How Hackers Can Steal Millions From Bitcoin Exchanges, Despite the Blockchain

How Hackers Can Steal Millions From Bitcoin Exchanges, Despite the Blockchain

Here's a look at the security concerns surrounding cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2018

Thugs Force Trader to Transfer Bitcoin Fortune, Terrorize Wife

Gun-toting robbers forced a wealthy currency trader to transfer his entire Bitcoin fortune in a Oxfordshire village home invastion.  The man's wife was also tied up by the thugs.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2018

Flavor Flav Attacked in Vegas Casino: Suspect Served Time for Murder

Flavor Flav Attacked in Vegas Casino: Man Arrested

A man who served prison time in Nevada for involuntary manslaughter is facing a misdemeanor battery charge in an attack involving entertainer Flavor Flav at a Las Vegas casino, authorities said Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2018

Church Elder on Trial for Trying to Hire Hitman With Bitcoin

The Church Elder, Bitcoin and Murder

Prosecutors say Stephen Allwine was engaging in multiple affairs and did not want to lose his position in the church by seeking a divorce.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2018

California Horror House: Siblings Blame Gambling, Drinking, Sexual Trysts

California Horror House: Tales of Gambling and Sexual Trysts

A California couple charged with holding their 13 children hostage under deplorable conditions face a litany of charges that include 12 counts of torture, seven counts of abuse of a dependent adult, six counts of child abuse, and 12 counts of false imprisonment.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2018

Thieves Rob SLS Casino In Las Vegas Nevada

Monday morning is not a good time for SLS Casino. At around 9 am Monday morning, a man jumps right into the casino counter. The man takes money from the casino counter and walks out.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2018

MGM China Now Joins Hands With Fighters Of Modern Day Slavery In Macau

MGM China Now Joins Hands With Fighters Of Modern Day Slavery In Macau

MGM China, a facility that is under MGM Resorts is joining hands in the fight of modern-day slavery.  The casino signs a deal to take part in ending the slave and sex trade to show its commitment. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2018

FBI Investigating New 'Person of Interest' in Vegas Mass Shooting

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at a new person of interest in connection with the October mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead, the county sheriff said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2018

Police Officers Indicted in Gambling Case Believed Tied to Poker Pro

Federal prosecutors are accusing a current Wichita police officer and a former officer of obstruction of justice for their roles in identifying a suspected undercover officer who was investigating illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

Couple Who Ran Illegal Sports Betting Ring Sentenced to a Year

Couple Who Ran Illegal Sports Betting Ring Sentenced to a Year

The husband and wife tandem that ran an illegal sports betting ring out of St. Louis, Missouri between the years 2008 and 2014 have been sentenced to one year behind bars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Two Men Plead Guilty in Case Involving Wiretapping of Poker Pro's Phones

Two Men Plead Guilty in Case Involving Wiretapping of Poker Pro's Phones

Two man charged with running online sports betting ring and operating illegal poker games

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2018

US Judge to Hear Bid to Unseal Las Vegas Shooting Warrants

US Judge to Hear Bid to Unseal Las Vegas Shooting Warrants

A U.S. judge is being asked to unseal documents telling what federal agents learned before searching properties belonging to the gunman responsible for the Oct. 1 massacre on the Las Vegas Strip.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2018

Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run Captured at Casino

Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run Captured at Casino

A man suspected of fleeing after fatally striking a pedestrian on Interstate 55 in St. Louis is in custody after his arrest at a casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2018

Las Vegas Mass Shooter Interacted With Hotel Staff More Than Ten Times Prior to Massacre

 Las Vegas Mass Shooter Interacted With Hotel Staff More Than Ten Times Prior to Massacre

The parent company of the Las Vegas hotel-casino where a gunman opened fire Oct. 1, causing the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, says hotel staff had more than 10 interactions with Stephen Paddock in the three days leading up to the massacre.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2018

Breaking News

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband, then went to Florida and befriended — then killed — a woman who resembled her, is now facing charges in two states.

How to Maximize Your Chances of Winning at a Bitcoin Online Casino

If you want to win regularly playing at an online casino, the key is discipline.  But there are other factors that should be considered, especially when it applies to the Bitcoin casino.

Cryptocurrencies Bring Bullish Gains This Spring

Cryptocurrencies Bring Bullish Gains This Spring

Cryptocurrencies are breaking new price levels this week as markets are seeing gains across the board during the last two weeks of April. Yesterday’s trading sessions saw bitcoin cash touch a high of $1,560 per BCH as the currency has been on a relentless run over the past week.