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Chinese Police Investigate Ex-Bitmain Employee for Bitcoin Miner IP Theft

Yang Zuoxing, CEO at MicroBT, is under investigation by the local police. The investigation is allegedly related to a dispute over Bitmain’s intellectual property rights. Yang nor MircroBT have released an official statement. A former Bitmain employee, Yang Zuoxing, is under investigation by the local police in China. The case appears to be related to…

Australian Police Seize Illegal Gun Runner’s Bitcoin to Cash 2000% Profit

Australian authorities have become unwitting benefactors of Bitcoin’s impressive bull run in recent years. The Australia Federal Police’s latest Annual Report highlights a bust which netted them a cool 2000% profit. In it, the Feds reveals seized bitcoin worth approximately A$ 7,300 ($ 4,995) in 2016  from a man using the cryptocurrency to purchase three…