Russian Ministry Officials ‘Took BTC, ETH Bribes from Crypto Exchange Exec’

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs officials took a $53.2 million Bitcoin and ETH bribe from a crypto exchange executive, a major newspaper in the country claimed this week. Per Kommersant, the officials were named Georgy Satyukov and Dmitry Sokolov, employees at “one of the ministry’s most secret divisions.” The media outlet and major Russian Telegram […]

Chainlink (LINK) Forms Bullish Pattern That Led To 50% Rally On Average

On-chain data shows that a Chainlink indicator is currently forming a pattern that has led to an average 50% increase for LINK in the past. Chainlink 30-Day MVRV Ratio Has Plunged In a new post on X, analyst Ali discussed the latest trend in Chainlink’s 30-day MVRV ratio. The “Market Value to Realized Value (MVRV) […]

Plan B Predicts Repeat Performance Post-Bitcoin Halving Amid Mixed Analyst Forecasts

At block height 839,856, the Bitcoin blockchain stands a mere 144 blocks short of the forthcoming reward halving at block height 840,000. Historically, bitcoin’s price has seen substantial increases following prior halving events. However, there are speculations that this occurrence might not follow the previous pattern. This week, the creator of the stock-to-flow (S2F) price […]

Operation Racer: Hong Kong Authorities Dismantle Cryptocurrency Laundering Operation

Hong Kong customs officers arrested three individuals involved in a HK$1.8 billion ($228 million) money laundering operation that utilized a cryptocurrency platform and bank accounts of shell companies, with investigations revealing suspicious activities such as abnormally frequent large transactions in accounts with no clear financial backgrounds. The suspects, who did not know each other, allegedly […]