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Chinese do an ‘MF Global’ burning Bitcoin investors

21WIRE + AFP | Hong Kong-registered Global Bond Limited shut down before users could withdraw investments from their accounts.

Vanishing Bitcoins: $5 million in crypto-currency lost down Chinese memory hole

21WIRE + RT | Was Bitcoin cache a victim of a fiendish plot by Dr Fu Man Chu?

Bit-Hacked: Over a million stolen in ‘crypto-currency’

21Wire + RT | The crypto-currency has been hacked, stolen and used by some as a digital Ponzi scheme over the course of its short history.

Bitcoin Drug Bust: Fed Raid ‘Silk Road’ and Seize $3.6 Million in Virtual Dosh

WP | In addition to narcotics, Silk Road also had listings for fake drivers’ licenses, counterfeit currency, and hacking services.

Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Forces US Court Ruling Declaring it a ‘Real Currency’

21WIRE + RT | A Bernie Madoff protégé from East Texas managed to dupe a lot of Bitcoin lovers…

Bitcoin helps fund world’s first 3D-printed gun, now test fired and available for download

21st Century Wire | This cat is now out of the bag, and governments are freaking out over 3D printing…

Bitcoin and Instawallet Hacked: Price Shows Bubble Behavior Thursday, Recovers on Friday

21st Century Wire | Bitcoin showed some volatility before the weekend amid reports of denial of service…

Is Murdoch’s media trying to scare people away from using Bitcoins?

Sky News | Sky News trying to scare people away from using Bitcoins. Oh no, it’s unregulated!

In Cyprus’ Woes Deepen, Interest in Bitcoin Soars

Daily Finance | Cypriots are keen to get their hands on cold, hard cash, some investors are placing their bets in virtual currency.

Cashless Society Trending: Amazon to launch its own virtual ‘Amazon Coin’

Marketing Week | Big rewards for developers when customers make purchases using Amazon Coins.

The Cashless Society Is Coming – And With Some Very Sinister Implications

Patrick Henningsen | In this sterile and controlled Orwellian hi-tech society, the idea of cash being passed from hand to hand would be as archaic as the thought of carrying around a rucksack of tally sticks today.