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Bitcoin Fog

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Bitcoin Fog
Type of site
Bitcoin tumbler
Available in English
Commercial Yes
Registration Required
Launched Prior June 2014
Current status Online

Bitcoin Fog is a centralised cryptocurrency tumbler for bitcoin.[1][2][3][4][5]

In December 2013 the site was used to launder a part of the 96,000 BTC from the robbery of Sheep Marketplace.[6]

In February 2015, a total of 7,170 bitcoin was stolen from the Chinese exchange Bter.com and traced back to cryptocurrency-tumblers like Bitcoin Fog.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Financial Cryptography and Data Security 18th International Conference. p. 459. ISBN 978-3-662-45472-5. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2015 International Workshops. p. 128. ISBN 978-3-662-48050-2. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Ait-Kacimi, Nessim. "Le bitcoin et l'ombre de l'économie informelle (French)". Les Échos. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Allison, Ian (11 February 2015). "Bitcoin tumbler: The business of covering tracks in the world of cryptocurrency laundering". Retrieved 17 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Cipher (May 25, 2014). "The current state of coin-mixing services". Retrieved 17 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Edwards, Jim (4 Dec 2013). "A Thief Is Attempting To Hide $US100 Million In Stolen Bitcoins -- And You Can Watch It Live Right Now". Retrieved 17 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Weru Maina, John (17 March 2015). "20,000 Customers Affected as Bter Scrambles to Refund Stolen Bitcoin". Retrieved 17 May 2015. 
  8. ^ Ghoshal, Abhimanyu. "Chinese Bitcoin exchange Bter will pay back users after losing $1.75 million in cyberattack". The Next Web. Retrieved 9 September 2015.