International Operation Dark Huntor Seizes $31.6 Million in Cash and Cryptocurrencies, 150 Arrested – News Bitcoin News

Operation Dark Huntor, a coordinated international effort on three continents to disrupt opioid trafficking on the darknet, has led to the arrests of 150 people. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the operation has also resulted in the seizure of over $31.6 million in cash and cryptocurrencies. Operation Dark Huntor: 150 Arrests, Crypto and Cash Seized The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Tuesday that “Operation Dark Huntor” has resulted in 150 arrests worldwide. In addition, over $31.6 million in cash and cryptocurrencies were seized. The DOJ described…

Solana-Based Drift Protocol Raises $3.8 Million — Project Reveals Drift Alpha Ticket NFTs – Defi Bitcoin News

While the blockchain network Solana’s native token has skyrocketed in value this week jumping 31.4%, the Solana-based perpetual swap platform Drift Protocol announced it raised $3.8 million from strategic investors. At the same time, Drift announced the launch of its alpha mainnet after several months of “grind, hard work, debugging, building security guardrails.” Solana Perpetual Swap Exchange Drift Reveals Mainnet Launch, Raises $3.8 Million While centralized exchanges like Binance, FTX, Bybit, and Bitmex offer crypto-based perpetual swaps, decentralized finance (defi) competitors are aiming to take the large amounts of trading…

Alien Worlds Takes the Helm as the Top Blockchain Game, Approximately 11 Million Daily Transactions

Alien Worlds has emerged as the leading blockchain game with nearly 11 million daily transactions undertaken by more than 700,000 monthly active users. DappRadar, a leading portal for decentralized applications, undertook this study by tracking on-chain smart contract activity.  Max Infeld, an NFT artist, praised Alien Worlds for taking off in less than 12 months and said: “The Alien Worlds community has successfully inspired a generation of blockchain gamers to engage in the same intense cooperation and competition – mining, fighting, playing games and participating in governance – that…

Start-up CGU Raises $2.5 Million USD in Third Public Round – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. A crypto platform Crypto Gaming United (CGU), which has joined the crypto exchange TimeX on the 18th of october, made $2.5 million in a record-breaking six seconds since public token trading began. One of the co-founders of the project is a crypto-currency, DeFi and blockchain app entrepreneur Sergei Sergienko born in Russia. CGU operates on the principles of uber-economy. Gamers don’t need to spend money on the initial purchase of NFT-characters. The platform rents them out to players in exchange for a share of their daily…

$10 Million to Fund the Next Wave of HUMAN Protocol Solutions – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. The MetaHUMAN Foundation has announced a grants program to support a new generation of projects looking to adopt and build on top of HUMAN Protocol. Successful applicants will have access to an allocated fund of $10 million, to supercharge the adoption of the Protocol, and realize new possibilities for HUMAN technology across new use cases. HUMAN Protocol is an open-source infrastructure. It is a beginning – a new way to represent and verify human value and contribution – that can be built upon. With each new…

Label Foundation Raises $1 Million to Build Blockchain-Based Platform for the MOOC Industry – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. The next-generation NFT Infrastructure – Label Foundation has announced the successful completion of its private sale round. Supported by many leading VCs and famous Grammy-winning artists, the NFT platform raised $1.0 million during the private sale that generated major interest from top investors and venture capitalists in the finance and blockchain industries. A major milestone for Label Foundation The private sale round was led by HG ventures and backed by some of the leading venture capitals and institutions in the blockchain sphere, such as GBIC, Mindfulness…

Over 3 Million CoinMarketCap Email Addresses Leaked to Dark Web

“At this point in our investigation, we’ve come to the conclusion that the leak did not come from CoinMarketCap servers,” CMC said on its blog. “As no passwords are included in the data we have seen, we believe that it is most likely sourced from another platform where users may have reused passwords across multiple sites.” Source

From $4 to Over $3.1 Million — Miner Transfers 50 ‘Sleeping Bitcoin’ After BTC Sat Idle for 11 Years – Featured Bitcoin News

On October 22 at 4:52 p.m. (EDT), a miner that acquired 50 bitcoin on May 17, 2010, spent the funds that sat idle for 11 years and five months. There hasn’t been a 2010 block reward spent in three months and the last time a 2010 miner spent their ‘sleeping bitcoin’ was on July 4, 2021. After waiting patiently for more than a decade, the miner who spent the ‘sleeping bitcoin’ on Friday saw a percentage gain of 76,249,900% if the individual cashed out into U.S. dollars today. Old School…

CoinMarketCap hack reportedly leaks 3.1 million user email addresses

CoinMarketCap, a price-tracking website for cryptocurrencies, has reportedly fallen victim to a hack that leaked 3.1 million user email addresses.  The information came into light after the hacked email addresses were found to be traded and sold online on various hacking forums, and revealed by Have I Been Pwned, a website dedicated to tracking hacks and compromised online accounts. CoinMarketCap, a subsidiary of Binance cryptocurrency exchange, confirmed that the list of leaked user accounts matched its userbase: “CoinMarketCap has become aware that batches of data have shown up online purporting…

Journalist and Youtuber Tim Pool Believes 1 Bitcoin Will ‘Eventually Be Equivalent to $1 Million’ – Featured Bitcoin News

The American journalist, Youtuber, podcast host, and political commentator, Tim Pool, has talked about bitcoin on numerous occasions and even more so these days as the crypto asset crossed its all-time price high. After the Proshares exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Pool asked his 897,700 Twitter followers if they thought bitcoin would hit $200K. Tim Pool ‘Feels Bad’ for People Dismissing Bitcoin Tim Pool is a well known person on various social media channels due to the work he’s done as a journalist, show…