BTC-e upd: now have access to database and wallets

Bitcoin exchange BTC-e reports on having an access to its database and wallets
04 August 2017   2382
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Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has gone offline more than two weeks ago. On 25th of July, the FBI agents seized all the equipment from their data center. On Saturday evening, July 29th, all the coins were withdrawn by one transaction. The total withdrawn amount was 485,705.4597502 ETH, which at the current market rate is almost $95 million. 

Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks

Now an updated information about BTC-e situation has been posted on bitcointalk.org.  

Thus, Bitcoin exchange BTC-e reports on having access to its database and wallets:

Updated information on BTC-e on bitcointalk.org Updated information on BTC-e on bitcointalk.org

According to the BTC-e support's report, now BTC-e are able to access their database and wallets, so they are currently evaluating data and coin balance. The information on this will be available to the public before the end of next week, the team member details. 

The exchange team also clarifies the information about Mayzus Financial Services Ltd:

We confirm that the main Fiat streams entered the service via Mayzus Financial Services Ltd and at the moment they are arrested. 
 

BTC-e support team

It is interesting that earlier the representative of Mayzus Financial Services Ltd, who also owns the services of Moneypolo and OKPay, denied their involvement in the BTC-e exchange situation and even threatened to sue GitHub for defamation.

Member of British Parliament Wants to Payl Tax in BTC

MP  comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes
11 December 2018   7

Eddie Hughes, a member of the UK Conservative Party, said that the state should make it possible to use Bitcoin when paying taxes and utilities. It is reported by The Daily Express.

Eddie Hughes, who represents North Walsall in parliament, calls himself a "crypto-enthusiast with amateur knowledge." According to him, the blockchain technology attracts a lot of attention, and therefore members of parliament "must understand it."

Eddie Hughes also said that he recently met with representatives of the Royal Society for Water Rescue, which accepts donations in cryptocurrencies, after which he came to the idea of ​​making it possible to use Bitcoin when paying municipal taxes and utilities.

It just feels like it gets talked about a lot, wherever you go in the UK, and as MPs we have a duty to understand it. 
 

Eddie Hughes

MP

Hughes comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes, which he also reminded in his interview within the publication.