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August 11, 2014 2:31 PM

Digital currencies such as bitcoin carry ‘significant risks,’ Feds warn

Government regulators issued a consumer advisory Monday on the risks of bitcoin and other digital currencies, warning that the virtual funds expose users to volatile exchange rates, hacking, scams and theft.

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