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ThreeD Capital Inc. Appoints Cryptocurrency Evangelist and Trader to Advisory Board Canadian Stock Exchange:IDK.CN

November 22, 2017 09:00 ET | Source: ThreeD Capital Inc TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE:IDK) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Schirmer to its Advisory Board. Mr. David Schirmer is a cryptocurrency enthusiast who spends most of his free time […]

Day Trader Allegedly Used Bitcoin to Hide Fraudulent Proceeds

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Joseph P. Willner, a 42-year-old resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, was allegedly indicted on a four-count charge by a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of New York. The self-proclaimed day trader was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Conspiracy to […]

More Charges Filed Against Trader Who Used Bitcoin to Conceal Fraud Profits

New charges have been filed against a Philadelphia-based day trader accused of manipulating a series of online brokerage accounts and using bitcoin to hide the source of his profits. Joseph Willner has been charged with multiple offensives, including those related to computer intrusions and securities fraud. Willner, as previously reported by CoinDesk, was accused this […]

Securities and Exchange Commission Accuses Day Trader of Using Bitcoin to Hide Profits

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based day trader Joseph Willner for allegedly using the digital currency Bitcoin to hide his profits. In the case filed on Oct. 30, 2017, the accused has unlawfully taken over more than 100 brokerage accounts and used the victim’s’ funds to artificially […]

SEC Alleges Day Trader Used Bitcoin Hide Fraud Profits

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing a Philadelphia day trader for alleged fraud, claiming they used bitcoin to hide their profits. On Oct. 30, the SEC filed suit against Joseph Willner, accusing him of illegally taking over more than 100 brokerage accounts and using the victims’ funds to artificially inflate stock prices […]

Former Energy Trader Goes All-In on Bitcoin

J. Robert Collins Jr. spent most of the past 25 years trading commodities. He nearly went broke a decade ago in one of the biggest energy hedge-fund meltdowns, before raiding his retirement savings to make some of it back. Now Mr. Collins, known as “Bo,” is making a big bet on something that makes commodity […]

No Fraud: Ex-JPMorgan Trader Masters Thinks Bitcoin Breakout Just Beginning

Of the many people to make the jump from Wall Street to cryptocurrency, few if any were as successful in their careers as Daniel Masters. After working at legendary investment bank Salomon Brothers as an energy and derivatives trader, Masters took on an even bigger job, running global commodities trading at JPMorgan Chase. He then […]

Ex-J. P. Morgan trader says Dimon needs to stop talking ‘like a fool’ about bitcoin

Former J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. trader Daniel Masters has taken a decidedly different stance on digital currencies than his ex-boss Jamie Dimon. Masters, who runs Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Trust, told research and data site CoinDesk in a recent interview that digital currencies have the potential to “digitize and tokenize…precious metals, commodities, stocks and […]

Former Virtu Trader Plans Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange

A former trader at the high frequency trading (HFT) firm Virtu Financial is launching a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. In an interview with Bloomberg Markets, Michael Oved detailed his plans for AirSwap, one of a growing number of projects in the space that seek to use ethereum as a means to connect buyers and sellers directly. Oved […]

Cryptocurrency Derivatives? You Bet. This Trader Has 295% Return

Jay Smith has little doubt the cryptocurrency market will crash. The price of bitcoin has increased sixfold in the past year, despite a 25 percent plunge this month triggered by China’s crackdown on digital tokens. Not a week goes by without startups launching new ones to fund everything from dentistry to Las Vegas strip clubs. […]

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