I’m consistently amazed by the lengths people will go to for their free-to-play mobile games. In this case, a librarian in Utah managed to blow thousands of dollars on Game of War. According to the Herald Journal, the former librarian, Adam Winger, used city credit cards to fund his digital addiction. He was put on administrative leave sometime last year after he was apparently unable to account for $89,000 of missing funds, and resigned from his position three months later. The credit cards were used to purchase Itunes, Amazon, and Play Store gift cards, which were themselves used to purchase the virtual… This story continues at The Next Web
Nearly eight months after BitConnect pulled one of the most iconic exit scams in cryptocurrency history, the authorities across the globe are still catching up with the crooks behind the pyramid scheme. The Indian police arrested Divyesh Darji, the alleged Asia head of BitConnect, on Saturday, local publication DNA India reports. Darji was travelling from Dubai to Delhi, when he was nabbed at the Airport by Gujarat Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers, with the help of the immigration department. With the last cryptocurrency exchange that still trades BitConnect now discontinuing it, and this crackdown of authorities against BitConnect architects, it does seem… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Malaysian stocks started the week on a positive note, as selected heavyweight counters like Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, Axiata Group Bhd and DiGi.Com Bhd lifted the benchmark FBM KLCI up 4.11 points or 0.23% despite negative market breadth.
The KLCI traded within a range of 1,782.74 points to 1,791.14 points before finishing at 1,787.58 points.