Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies by NATHANIEL POPPER


By NATHANIEL POPPER

Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.

Published: February 17, 2018 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/18/technology/virtual-currency-extortion.html?partner=IFTTT
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