French national Gal Vallerius, 36, has recently pleaded guilty to various charges related to drug sales on the dark web in the US after authorities managed to track him down through his bitcoin transactions. He was a well-known vendor on Dream Market, where he went by OxyMonster.
Monday, 18 June 2018
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Wednesday, 6 June 2018
In September 2017, the Suwon District Court charged 33-year-old Ahn with the sale and distribution of child pornography. Operating a website since 2013, Ahn was arrested in May of 2017 for disseminating some 235,000 obscene files. Even though the court handed Ahn a guilty verdict and 18 months in prison for his actions, it did not confiscate the 216 bitcoins Ahn accumulated in exchange for the porn.
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Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Bitbay, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Poland, has decided to suspend its activities in the country as banks will no longer cooperate with the company, the exchange announced May 29. The exchange will instead be conducted by a new supplier in the jurisdiction of the Republic of Malta, where local laws are more crypto-friendly.
Monday, 28 May 2018
PPC law, due to its draconian nature. Now the Polish authorities have agreed to temporarily suspend the “Civil Law Transactions Tax,” which aims to tax all crypto-related transactions regardless of profits made.