Flaw in Bitcoin, exchange shutdowns, $2.7 million theft: Is the end coming? – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAre the end-times coming to Bitcoin? Putting aside the wild rides in valuation, the last few days have seen the three top exchanges halting withdrawals, a reported heist of $2.7…

Drug site Silk Road wiped out by Bitcoin glitch – KSPR

KSPRThe revived online black market Silk Road says hackers took advantage of an ongoing Bitcoin glitch to steal $2.7 million from its customers. More from KSPR.com. FIFA: Human rights important…

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrested for Alleged Money Laundering – TIME

TIMEThe Bitcoin bigshot was arrested at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City Monday. By Jessica Roy @jessicakroyJan. 27, 20140. Share. Read Later. Send to Kindle. 459759077. Getty Images…

Bitcoin arrests: ‘Always bad apples in any industry’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe operators of two exchanges for the virtual currency Bitcoin have been arrested in the US. The Department of Justice said Robert Faiella, known as BTCKing, and Charlie Shrem…