Bitcoin: The Future of Money or Road to Financial Ruin?Bitcoin had a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S. bank calling the cryptocurrency a "fraud."
China Bitcoin Exchange To End Trading At Month's EndOne of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will stop trading at the end of the month following reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges for the digital currency to close.
Imminent Bitcoin Upgrade Risks Financial PanicAn internal dispute over the digital currency could soon mean financial losses, whipsawing prices and delays in processing payments.
Bitcoin's Self Proclaimed Founder BacktracksThe man who claimed to be the mysterious founder of bitcoin appears to be stepping back into the shadows, leaving numerous questions in his wake.
Search For Bitcoin Creator May Not Be Over, Experts Dispute Latest ClaimWho is Satoshi Nakamoto? For many in the tech world, the identity of bitcoin's elusive creator has been a long-running parlor game. And the speculation might not be over.
Mystery Founder Of Bitcoin Comes ForwardAn Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator.
Alleged Silk Road Dark-Web Vendor Of Cocaine, Marijuana ArrestedA Merced man accused of being one of the largest vendors selling cocaine and marijuana on the dark web marketplaces was arrested Monday.
Former Secret Service Agent Sentenced In Silk Road RipoffA former U.S. Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating has been sentenced to five years and 11 months in federal prison.
Former Secret Service Agent Who Stole $820K In Bitcoins Pleads Guilty To Felonies Connected To Silk Road InvestigationA former Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating it pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Monday to two felony charges.
Programmer Accused Of Running Online Black Market Silk Road 2.0 Arrested In San Francisco26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.
United Way To Begin Accepting Bitcoin DonationsOne of the world's largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Silk Road Search Was Illegal, Defense Lawyer SaysLawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.

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