International Authorities Work Together to Take Down Crypto-Funded Child Porn Ring

The Spanish Civil Guard has taken down a dark web child porn ring that used cryptocurrency transactions to pay for content. Multiple individuals across the country were ultimately arrested. According to the Spanish Civil Guard, the “Jekyll” operation captured three people involved in the “Welcome 2 Video” platform, thanks in part to additional support from U.S. authorities. Bitcoin and “anonymous tokens” Users would send Bitcoin and “other tokens or anonymous money transfer services” to access videos on the dark web site. Members were also rewarded for uploading their own videos…

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Bitcoin Won’t “Even Come Close” to Its $20k High This Year

It’s been a strong past few months for both Bitcoin and gold. The leading cryptocurrency is up more than 150% from its March low while the precious metal has gained 15%. Both performances mark notable gains for the assets. Yet according to a prominent investor and gold proponent, it won’t be Bitcoin setting a fresh high this year. Instead, he says it will be the precious metal. Peter Schiff Says Bitcoin “Won’t Even Come Close” to $20,000 Highs Due to what seems to be a combination of central-bank buying and…

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