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Judge Confiscates £915,000 in Bitcoins from British Corporate Hacker

A judge in Southwark, England, has seized $900 000 in Bitcoins from confessed prolific hacker Grant West, 27, once described as a “one-man cybercrime wave,” The Guardian reports. The judge reportedly warned West that he would face an additional four years in prison if he… Read More

Brit Hacker Convicted; $700 000 of Bitcoin Seized as Proceeds of Cybercrime

In what is being lauded as Scotland Yard’s first successful prosecution of cybercrime, a British hacker has been convicted of multiple charges related to the theft of millions of people’s personal data. Grant West, 26, was arrested in the first class section of a passenger… Read More

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