Crypto Headlines IRS John McAfee u.s. 

Crypto Whiz John McAfee ‘Goes Dark’, Twitter Conspiracy Theorists Go Nuts

By CCN: Cryptocurrency maverick and U.S. 2020 presidential candidate John McAfee announced Thursday that he was going offline fearing for his life and freedom, prompting speculation and wild conspiracy theories on social media. Developing events have made it necessary for John McAfee to go dark. Please be advised that this account will be operated by staff until further notice. More details will be released in time. — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) May 16, 2019 Having been on the run since January over tax crimes, social media users pinned the blame on…

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Bitcoin Crime Crypto Sextortion U.K. u.s. 

Embarrassed Wankers Cough Up $1 Million in Bitcoin to Sextortinists

By CCN: Long ago the fear of going blind was drummed in people to prevent self-pleasure. Now the biggest fear seems to not being able to look your co-workers, friends and relatives straight in the eye if a compromising video of you lands in their hands. Scammers have realized this and are extorting bitcoin from victims and making a fortune out of it. According to an investigation conducted by cybersecurity firm Area 1, sextortionists have so far made $949,000. Initially reported by Fortune, the report claims that the average payout…

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