Former Monero Developer Spagni Released From US Prison, Pledges to Address Fraud Allegations

Former Monero developer Riccardo Spagni has been released from a U.S. prison where he reportedly spent “sixty-one days in solitary confinement.” The developer’s release was prompted by the failure of South African authorities “to make a timely submission in support of an extradition request.” South African Government Fails to Submit Extradition Documents As previously reported […]

XMR Developer Announces Bitcoin to Monero Atomic Swap Capabilities

XMR Developer Announces Bitcoin to Monero Atomic Swap CapabilitiesFor quite some time, trustless, cross-chain trades called atomic swaps have been a holy grail of sorts and a number of blockchain developers have worked on making them a reality. According to the developers from the Monero project, atomic swaps between bitcoin and monero are now accessible via the COMIT team’s asb software. Cross-Chain Swapping […]

US Government Now Offers Informants Crypto Rewards in Addition to Bank Wires, Suitcases Full of Cash

US Government Now Offers Informants Crypto Rewards in Addition to Bank Wires, Suitcases Full of CashAttendees of the Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas were introduced to a new advertisement crafted by the U.S. State Department. According to individuals who accessed the government advertisement via an open Wi-Fi network called “#Rewardsnotransoms” they discovered the U.S. government is offering to pay crypto rewards to individuals who give up information concerning […]

Chainalysis Announces It Will Include Dogecoin Coverage in Its Reports

dogecoinChainalysis, one of the leading blockchain intelligence companies in the world, has announced it will now cover the Dogecoin network in its reports. The company argues that dogecoin became one of the most known cryptocurrencies in the world after being promoted by Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla during this year. This, consequently, has attracted criminals […]

Ciphertrace Announces Enhanced Monero Tracing Capabilities for Governments

Ciphertrace Announces Enhanced Monero Tracing Capabilities for GovernmentsCrypto compliance firm Ciphertrace has announced enhanced tools for tracing Monero transactions. “Ciphertrace takes Monero tracing capabilities to the next level with the ability to follow the flow of funds backwards from the transaction of interest to its source,” the company claims. Ciphertrace Claims to Have ‘Enhanced’ Tools to Trace Monero Transactions Blockchain analytics and […]