Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, June 14, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The U.S. government is planning to sell almost 30,000 bitcoins it seized as part of crackdowns by the FBI of the Silk Road online marketplace. The 12-hour auction of the bitcoins will take place June 27, according to an announcement by the U.S. Marshals Service. It says the bitcoins will be auctioned off in nine

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 1:43 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

People have used all sorts of comparisons to describe the cryptocurrency.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Federal law enforcement agencies have logged another guilty plea in a massive bank fraud scheme that contributed to the failure of the Bank of the Commonwealth in Virginia.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012 1:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Some crafty criminals are aiming to steal one of the most valuable pieces of your personal property: your banking information. In a new warning, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns account holders of a new spam email scheme that involves a type of malware called “Gameover.” The scheme involves fake emails from the National Automated