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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 22, 2021
About 30 charged for allegedly exchanging stolen cryptocurrency
The trading involving the 30 people at the underground exchange is estimated to have totaled over u00a510 billion.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 11, 2020
Tokyo police arrest two for receiving stolen NEM cryptocurrency
Tokyo police arrested two men on Wednesday for alleged possession of NEM, a cryptocurrency, that they knew was stolen in a massive cyberattack on a Japanese startup in 2018, according to investigative sources.
Japan Times
Mar 29, 2018
Unregulated ICOs threaten funding source for startups
The rising cryptocurrency boom has sparked a fundraising scheme called initial coin offerings that have become a money-pumping machine for startups but also have a problematic reputation.
Mar 21, 2018
Singapore-based NEM foundation ends tracking of stolen cryptocurrency
Singapore-based cryptocurrency organization NEM.io Foundation said Tuesday it has stopped tracking stolen NEM virtual currency, as it had since a massive hack of the Coincheck exchange in January.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 2, 2018
Trail of Coincheck's stolen cryptocurrency leads to Canada: researcher
Some of the funds stolen from Coincheck Inc. in the $500 million heist have been traced to a cryptocurrency exchange in Canada, according researcher BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Inc.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Regional voices: Chubu
Feb 26, 2018
Trailblazing Nagoya restaurant that accepts XEM cryptocurrency moves to Tokyo
A popular restaurant that accepted NEM, a virtual currency, has relocated to Tokyo from Nagoya, where it operated until last October.
Japan Times
Feb 13, 2018
Coincheck users pull out ¥40.1 billion Tuesday as Japan-based exchange resumes yen withdrawals
The target of the biggest theft of digital coins in history began allowing yen withdrawals for the first time, triggering the exodus of money.
Japan Times
Jan 31, 2018
Coincheck hackers believed trying to move stolen cryptocurrency into exchanges
XEM cryptocurrency's creator traces the u00a558 billion in stolen coins to an unidentified account, with its owner trying to move the coins to exchanges where they can be sold.
Jan 30, 2018
Cryptocurrency stolen from Japan's Coincheck was sent to eight separate addresses
Half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency that was stolen from Tokyo-based virtual currency exchange Coincheck in a hacking attack last week was transferred to eight separate digital addresses, sources with knowledge of the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jan 29, 2018
Financial watchdog raps Coincheck over lax security following massive hack
The government's financial watchdog takes administrative action against the cryptocurrency exchange hit last week by the largest-ever theft of digital money.


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