By Max de Haldevang | Quartz | 6 days 3 hours ago | Business
Russian intelligence agents used bitcoin to pay for crucial elements of a campaign to sway the 2016 election, according to a federal indictment released today. They allegedly laundered more than $95,000 in total through bitcoin. Twelve hackers working for the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence, hacked into the Democratic National Committee and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the indictment...
By Michael del Castillo, Forbes Staff | Forbes | 6 days 2 hours ago | Business
Russian officers accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election allegedly used bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to help obscure their identities.