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Kidnappers demand €9m in cryptocurrency for Norwegian billionaire’s wife

The wife of one of Norway’s richest men has been abducted from her home outside Oslo, with the kidnappers demanding a ransom of €9 million in cryptocurrency. Tom Hagen returned home on October 31 to find his wife Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen missing and a ransom note, written in bad Norwegian, …

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Cryptocurrency Ransom Demanded for Wife of Norwegian Tycoon

OSLO — The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has been kidnapped, and demands have been made for a hefty ransom paid in cryptocurrency, the police revealed this week, as a drama that had been playing out secretly for months burst into public view. Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen went missing on …

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Kidnappers Demand $10 Million Cryptocurrency Ransom for Norwegian Billionaire’s Wife

When 68-year-old Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen disappeared from her home in Lørenskog, Norway, about 12 miles from Oslo, last October 31, police initially told her billionaire husband Tom Hagen to stay quiet. Hagen, the 172nd richest person in Norway, had apparently come home to an empty house and was worried that …

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Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

OSLO (Reuters) – The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday. An undated police handout shows Norwegian Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is the wife of real …

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Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

World The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday. An undated police handout shows Norwegian Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is the wife of real estate investor …

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Norwegian cryptocurrency miners lament proposed loss of energy use-related tax relief

Norwegian government plans to stop power consumption-related tax breaks for crytopcurrency miners could have dire consequences for the levels of overseas tech investment the country receives, it is claimed. The measures, expected to be introduced in March 2019, could see cryptocurrency miners pay more for their power use and consequently …

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Norwegian Investor’s “All-In” Bitcoin Buy Hits National Headlines

A Norwegian investor’s decision to sell all his shares for Bitcoin has seen the virtual currency hit the front page in the national press. Business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reported on Friday how Kristoffer Hansen, by day an IT advisor from the town of Trondheim, turned in everything he had in …

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Bitcoin Embraced by Global Payment Provider Payza, Norwegian Bank

A move by Payza to offer new Bitcoin services will take the digital currency a step closer in its disruption of the global remittance sector. It includes instant Bitcoin-fiat exchanges and the option to hold Bitcoin alongside fiat currency in its eWallets. The global payment platform, whose mobile app has …

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