Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as lift from Facebook’s Libra fades

Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 on …

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Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan

The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its highest level in 15 months, amid renewed hype over cryptocurrencies after Facebook said it was planning…

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Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year – at £27m total cost to victims

Fraudsters use professional-looking websites and promise high returns Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and foreign currency trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing £14,600, according to the UK’s Financi…

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