Cryptocurrency

GSA Joins Cryptocurrency Craze With First-Ever Bitcoin Auction

The General Services Administration got its hands on a share of Bitcoin and is putting it to auction later this month.

Justice Department Makes Largest Cryptocurrency Seizure to Date 

Bitcoins valued at more than $1 billion were traced back to a hacker who took them from the notorious criminal marketplace, Silk Road.

Justice Department Charges 5 Chinese Nationals with Hacking More than 100 Companies

Two Malaysian businessmen also were arrested in Malaysia and face extradition in related charges.

IRS Wants to Be Able to Trace ‘Untraceable’ Digital Currencies

The agency’s criminal investigation group is increasingly encountering anonymous and privacy-focused online payments methods.

Army Investigative Unit Looks to Detect and Trace Cryptocurrency Transactions

The Criminal Investigation Command aims to tap into an existing, web-based service.

Justice Gets 15 Guilty Pleas for International Crime Ring that Laundered Money Through Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The case demonstrates law enforcement could be up to the challenge of tackling the anonymity tool, one expert says.

5 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Government in the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, these technological advancements will redefine what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the world. 

SEC Wants a Subscription for Blockchain Data

The agency is asking for quotes from companies that offer a window into what’s happening on blockchain ledgers.

Federal Taskforce Busts 61 Connected to Darknet Opioid Sales

Law enforcement officials seized more than $7 million and nearly 300 kilograms of drugs during the two-month operation.

U.S. Marshals Want Help Disposing of Virtual Currencies

The service is gathering market research on vendors capable of storing and disposing of cryptocurrencies seized during investigations.

FDIC’s Top 3 Challenges Are All Tech Related

Among the financial regulator’s biggest challenges, IT modernization and cybersecurity topped the list.

A Map That Tracks Everything

Blockchain-based mapping hopes to replace GPS. Can it be trusted?

SEC Smacks Down Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled for Promoting Cryptocurrencies

The commission fined the celebrities for failing to disclose their social media posts were paid for.

Ohio Now Accepts Bitcoin For Tax Payments. What Could Go Wrong?

Is this about grabbing some of the sizzle that comes with all things blockchain and crypto?

What Happens to Your Cryptocurrency After You Die?

It isn't as simple as bequeathing cash or other property.