The incursion appears to be centred around a cryptocurrency scam. The tweets, which were fake, offered to send people $2,000 for every $1,000 they sent to a bitcoin address.
Lithuania will open a pre-sale for its first central state-backed cryptocurrency on July 9 as part of a trial on blockchain technology.
Eleven people between the ages of 24 and 44 were arrested in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain during the investigation into the Chemical Revolution marketplace.
Anonymous hackers have brought the US city of Baltimore to its knees by seizing control of government computers, demanding bitcoin in return for releasing their hold over the systems.
The world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has dropped to its lowest level in more than a year.
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The move comes over fears a plunge in the value of crypto currencies will leave customers unable to repay their debts.
The decision could pile pressure onto the competition.
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Other cryptocurrencies plunged as well after reports South Korea and China could ban cryptocurrency trading.
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Hyperinflation has pushed everyday Venezuelans to “bitcoin mining”, which operates underground.
Investors can now bet on the rise or fall of the cryptocurrency using bitcoin futures, which have started trading on a major regulated exchange.
Controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin has broken through the 10,000 dollar mark, a 940% rise in value this year so far.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has soared to a new record high, more than doubling in value since the beginning of October.
The value of Bitcoin has increased more than tenfold over the past year