09-12-2017: Equifax Hackers Demand 600 Bitcoin Ransom

Alleged Equifax hackers demand $2.6 million (600 Bitcoin) ransom — or else they’ll dump all the data on September 15th [1]. Only 802 people paid taxes on BitCoin profits to the IRS [2]. China is shutting down domestic exchanges [3]. International Cherch of Blerk (ICB) uses cryptocurrency to give aid where needed during times of crisis. [4] Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said his department will regulate the use of cryptocurrencies in the country by the end of 2017 [5].

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