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Microstrategy Buys More Bitcoin, Now Holding BTC Worth Over $780 Million in Treasury

Nasdaq-listed billion-dollar company Microstrategy has made its third large bitcoin purchase. The company now holds about 40,824 bitcoins, worth over $ 780 million at the current price. Microstrategy’s Third Bitcoin Buy Microstrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR) has bought more bitcoins. CEO Michael Saylor tweeted Friday: Microstrategy has purchased approximately 2,574 bitcoins for $ 50.0 million in […]

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Mastermind of Bitcoin Mining Ponzi Scheme Extradited to the US: $20 Million in Victims’ Funds Laundered

The US government says it has extradited Gutemberg Dos Santos, the co-founder of the Airbit Club Ponzi scheme from Panama and he now awaits his trial in a Manhattan court. Dos Santos is facing charges relating to his role in perpetuating a “cryptocurrency” scam which defrauded victims of “tens of millions of dollars.” Fraudulent Claims […]

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Guggenheim Investment Fund to Invest $497 Million in Grayscale’s GBTC Seeking Bitcoin Exposure

Guggenheim’s billion-dollar Marco Opportunities Fund (MOF) may seek indirect exposure to BTC through the investment of 10% of its net asset value into Grayscale’s BTC Trust (GBTC). The investment (when complete) means MOF will have committed as much as $ 497 million into the GBTC. In a November 27 amended prospectus filing with the U.S. […]