Bitcoin Bitterness Starts to Make Messy Divorces Even Worse

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Feb 26, 2018 · 4 min read
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By Hannah George

Divorces are messy, and cryptocurrencies are helping to make them a whole lot more so.

Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are a new challenge for U.K. lawyers, plagued with volatility and secrecy that is extending the already painful process of dividing a couple’s assets.