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Steve Wozniak loses $75K worth of BTC in Bitcoin scam

Steve Wozniak loses $75K worth of BTC in Bitcoin scam

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has become the latest victim of an elaborate Bitcoin scam, taking the tech millionaire for $70K.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2018

Police: Man Tried to Run Over Officer While Fleeing Casino

Police: Man Tried to Run Over Officer While Fleeing Casino

Connecticut State Police say a man has been arrested after attempting to run over a police officer while fleeing the scene of an assault at a casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Former Deputy Chief Investigator Charged With Professional Gambling

Former Deputy Chief Investigator Charged With Professional Gambling

Court records show a former deputy chief investigator of the Pueblo District Attorney's office has been charged with multiple crimes, including official misconduct, misuse of official information and professional gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2018

Bitcoin Plunge to $1000 Not Out of the Question, Exchange Founder Arrested

Bitcoin Plunge to $1000 Not Out of the Question, Exchange Founder Arrested

The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct, bitcoin-denominated stock exchange, has been arrested by the U.S. government.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Las Vegas Casino South Point Robbed at Gunpoint

Las Vegas Casino South Point Robbed at Gunpoint

In Tuesday’s online version of PlaySlots4RealMoney.com, Ewan Palmer reported that Las Vegas’s South Point Casino was robbed at gunpoint by an unknown assailant.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

Mistrial Declared in Philly Mob Case

Mistrial Declared in Philly Mob Case

A mistrial was declared on Tuesday in the New York City racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss who had insisted he quit his life of crime after a lengthy prison term.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

William Hill Fined £6.2m in Money Laundering Matter

William Hill Fined £6.2m in Money Laundering Matter

British bookmaker William Hill will pay 6.2 million pounds ($8.7 million) as a penalty for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations, the Gambling Commission said on Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Police Manhant for Armed Female Casino Robber in Vegas

Police Manhant for Armed Female Casino Robber in Vegas

Las Vegas police are searching for a woman who robbed a casino at gunpoint.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

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

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