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KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer

KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The United States Secret Service (USSS) seized more than 25 bitcoins from a Coinbase account and converted them automatically to $13,000 USD.
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Lawyer: Charleston man victim of mistaken identity in DEA bitcoin seizure

Lawyer: Charleston man victim of mistaken identity in DEA bitcoin seizure | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
A Charleston man linked to the first-ever law enforcement seizure of digital bitcoins might have been the victim of mistaken identity, according to a writer who chronicles the so-called "crypto-currency."
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Remittance Relief - Bitcoin Magazine

Remittance Relief - Bitcoin Magazine | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
How bitcoin is transorming the remittance market.
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US Researcher Caught Mining for Bitcoins on NSF Iron

US Researcher Caught Mining for Bitcoins on NSF Iron | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation has banned a researcher for using agency-funded supercomputers to mine bitcoins, a virtual currency that can be converted i
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A Government Researcher Got Busted Using Supercomputers To Mine For Bitcoin

A Government Researcher Got Busted Using Supercomputers To Mine For Bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Still, it was a pretty small amount.
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MMM #17 - S02E01 | Lets Talk Bitcoin

MMM #17 - S02E01 | Lets Talk Bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Let's Talk Bitcoin is a twice weekly show about the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy and the future of money.
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IBM Files Patent to Track Value of Digital Currencies

IBM Files Patent to Track Value of Digital Currencies | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
A patent application from IBM for an “E-Currency Validation and Authorization Services Platform” has emerged.
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JPMorgan files patent for 'bitcoin killer' currency - Telegraph

JPMorgan files patent for 'bitcoin killer' currency - Telegraph | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The largest bank in the US, JPMorgan, has filed a patent for an electronic currency with many similarities to bitcoin
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Bitcoin Reaches New Milestone: DEA Confiscates Some Using Asset Forfeiture - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Bitcoin Reaches New Milestone: DEA Confiscates Some Using Asset Forfeiture - Hit & Run : Reason.com | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Let's Talk Bitcoin reports that for what may be the first time ever, the DEA has seized bitcoins from a drug seller on Silk Road, the digital marketplace
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The DEA Seizes Drug Dealer’s BitCoin Cache

The DEA Seizes Drug Dealer’s BitCoin Cache | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
DEA agents have seized 11.2 Bitcoins from a man in South Carolina accused of dealing drugs through the infamous Silk Road online marketplace
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“This could mean that either the DEA took control of a computer with an unencrypted wallet and transferred the amount to a DEA controlled wallet, or more likely that this was not an in-person confiscation at all,” wrote Brian Cohen and Adam Levine on Let’s Talk BitCoin blog."

 

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Charleston Man Accused of Selling Drugs for Bitcoin on Silk Road, Victim of Mistaken Identity

Charleston Man Accused of Selling Drugs for Bitcoin on Silk Road, Victim of Mistaken Identity | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The Post and Courier, a Charleston, South Carolina newspaper, has reported that a man who was accused of doing business on Silk Road, a DarkNet...
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BitBeat: Ratings Firm Coinist Tackles Trust Problem with Bitcoin 2.0 Projects

BitBeat: Ratings Firm Coinist Tackles Trust Problem with Bitcoin 2.0 Projects | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Coinist, whose new service to rate firms, currencies and digital assets in the expanding Bitcoin 2.0 industry launched in beta version this week, makes the case for the affirmative.
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Pantera Bitcoin Fund Files Form D With SEC: $96M and 45 Investors - newsBTC

Pantera Bitcoin Fund Files Form D With SEC: $96M and 45 Investors - newsBTC | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The Pantera Bitcoin Fund has filed a 'Form D' with the Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing some very interesting figures.
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Bitcoin cited in Department of Defense terrorism study | Bitcoinx

Bitcoin cited in Department of Defense terrorism study | Bitcoinx | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Federal Reserve’s Bitcoin Policy Begins to Take Shape

EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Federal Reserve’s Bitcoin Policy Begins to Take Shape | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
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Report: eBay filed patent for Bitcoin currency exchanger in 2011 - Bitcoinx

Report: eBay filed patent for Bitcoin currency exchanger in 2011 - Bitcoinx | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Last month, eBay CEO John Donahoe set the virtual currency world abuzz when he mentioned in a discussion about Bitcoin on Bloomberg TV that the company’s PayPal branch was “building a digital wallet that can take multiple types of currency.” Today, finance writer Brian Cohen uncovered details about eBay’s wallet, outlining the details of a …
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The banking industry starts closing in on bitcoins

The banking industry starts closing in on bitcoins | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
No surprise here, but the signs are rife that the banking industry is busily cooking up alternatives to bitcoin --or just as likely, preparing to absorb the bitcoin model into their existing franchise.
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J.P. Morgan: Patent Filing for Virtual Payments Makes no Mention of Bitcoin - Focus on Funds - Barrons.com

J.P. Morgan: Patent Filing for Virtual Payments Makes no Mention of Bitcoin - Focus on Funds - Barrons.com | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The media today homes in on an interesting aspect of the bitcoin fervor, a patent filing by J.P.
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US cops make 'first ever' Bitcoin seizure following house raid • The Register

US cops make 'first ever' Bitcoin seizure following house raid • The Register | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
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The Register calls Brian Cohen & Adma B. Levine "Eagle-eyed Bitcoin Advocates"

 

"The case came to light thanks to eagle-eyed Bitcoin advocates, who searched the police record of seizures."

 

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U.S. government makes its first-ever Bitcoin seizure

U.S. government makes its first-ever Bitcoin seizure | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The DEA has seized 11 bitcoins from an alleged drug buyer.
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"The DEA appears to have been the first agency to seize actual Bitcoins from an individual with this seizure," wrote Brian Cohen and Adam B. Levine on the blog Let's Talk Bitcoin. "Exactly how the Bitcoin was seized is not known as of this writing."

 

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