Canton child, 6 men part of international group using bribes, phone hacking to steal millions in Bitcoin
A juvenile in Canton Township and six other men have been identified as members of “The Community,” an international group that hacks into people’s cellphones -- often bribing or tricking mobile phone companies -- to steal millions of dollars in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, officials said.
Reddit frenzy pumps up Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency started as a joke, by over 800%
While it has taken a backseat to larger cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether in recent years, its resurgence in the last few days has been down to enthusiasm from a Reddit group called SatoshiStreetBets. The price of dogecoin stood at $0.070755 at around 12.01 p.m. Singapore, up over 800% from 24 hours before, according to Coingecko. GUANGZHOU, China — Dogecoin, a digital coin originally founded as a joke, has soared over 800% after a Reddit board talked about making it the cryptocurrency equivalent of GameStop . As the price of dogecoin rocketed, there have been some big dips in the price over the past few hours. By buying GameStop shares, a so-called short squeeze is created, forcing funds to cover their losses.cnbc.com