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UK Police Force Will Auction $621K Worth of Seized Bitcoin

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UK police force will launch an online auction which will run for 24 hours on Wednesday 25th September to sell seized Bitcoin. UK Police has seized the stash from a computer hacker who sold personal data and provided hacking services in exchange for cryptocurrency. The Auction will be managed by Wilsons Auctions, UK.

The sized cryptocurrencies will be split across two auctions and will appeal to a wide global audience with Lots ranging from 0.25 to 2 bitcoins while other cryptocurrency will contain larger number of coins such as Monero (XMR), Ethereum and Ripple.

We are delighted to be marking another first at Wilsons Auctions by carrying out the first auction of bitcoin under the instruction of a UK police force

Wilsons Auctions’ Asset Recovery Director Aidan Larkin said

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Now You Can Earn Free Bitcoin When Shopping With Alibaba Online

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Now you get up to 5% of your purchase back when you shop with Alibaba. This made possible through a recent partnership agreement between the online retailer giant, Alibaba and Lolli Bitcoin shopping rewards app.

“I’m excited to partner with Alibaba on Singles Day and offer the opportunity to earn bitcoin back to its shoppers. This is a milestone partnership for Lolli as Alibaba is the largest retailer and e-commerce company in the world, launching on Single’s Day, the world’s largest shopping day of the year. Our partnership allows our users to earn free bitcoin on millions of products online every day. Arguably the most important piece of this partnership is that it supports our mission of connecting the entire world through commerce.”

CEO and Co-founder of Lolli, Alex Adelman, said

Lolli is the first bitcoin rewards application that lets people earn & own bitcoin when they shop online. Lolli has partnered with 500+ top brands to help drive sales and conversions on their sites. Lolli’s users can earn Bitcoin by using Lolli after activating and making a qualified purchase on one of Lolli’s merchant partner sites.

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made yesterday 91.2 billion yuan ($13 billion) in sales during the Singles’ Day event. According to Statista, the annual revenue of Alibaba in 2018 was 250 billion yuan and its estimated be reach 376 billion yuan in 2019.

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Video: Roger Ver Paying Dividends on Blockchain is Game-Changing

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Bitcoin.com’CEO Roger Ver and one of the first investors in bitcoin and bitcoin related startups talks about why he thinks a new tool to pay dividends on blockchain to anonymous bearer shares is game-changing and answers questions.

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A Backdoored Tor Browser is Being Used to Steal Bitcoin From Tor Users

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A trojanized version of the Tor Browser is currently targeting Russian users to steal their Bitcoin funds. This was discovered by ESET security researchers.

When victims try make any Bitcoin transactions, the Backdoored Tor browser will automatically replace the original destination address with another address controlled by criminals.

The attackers are promoting their trojanized version of the Tor Browser through posting spam message on some popular Russian cryptocurrency websites to encourage victims to download and use the infected browser. Two domain names are used to distrubute the infected browser tor-browser[.]org and torproect[.]org

At the moment of publishing, the cryptocurrency wallets controlled by the attackers received 863 transactions worth of $40,000 in Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Example of spam message promoting tor-browser[.]org . Image credit: welivesecurity.com

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