Tron (TRX) Price Analysis – January 14

  • The medium and short-term outlook is in a bullish trend
  • Responsible buying at pullback areas may be considered

Tron, TRXUSD, Cryptocompare chartTron chart by tradingview

TRX/USD Medium-term Trend: Bullish

Supply zones: $0.04000, $0.05000, $0.06000

Demand zones: $0.01000, $0.00900, $0.00800

TRX returns to a bullish trend in its medium-term outlook. The bears kept the pressure on as predicted to the 78.2 fibs over the weekend as TRXUSD drops to $0.02118 in the demand area.  Late yesterday saw signs of exhaustion of the bearish momentum with the formation of a bullish spinning top.

Today’s 4-hour opening candle at $0.02152 was a bullish engulfing candle with the price initially up at $0.02400. Increased bullish momentum move TRXUSD to $0.02517 in the supply area a few hours after opening.

New highs are up for retest with stochastic oscillator signal pointing up at 32% and the price above the two EMAs crossover which indicates upward momentum in price. $0.0300 in the supply area is the initial bulls target in the medium-term.

TRX/USD Short-term Trend: Bullish

 Tron, TRXUSD, Cryptocompare chartTron chart by tradingview

TRX is in a bullish trend in its short-term outlook. $0.023331 target in the demand area was broken with TRXUSD going further down to $0.02110  in the demand area where rejection for downward continuation built up. The bulls gradually staged a return late yesterday. Confirmation to market takeover occurred with the bullish engulfing candle at $0.02151 shortly after today’s opening. The two EMAs' crossover was broken as TRXUSD rose to $0.02571 in the supply area.

The journey north may began with the price above the two EMAs which connotes bullish pressure in the short-term. As more candles opened and closed above the two EMAs, $0.02800 in the supply area may be retested

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Young Australian Woman Accused of Stealing 100,000 XRP Pleads Guilty

Siamak Masnavi

Katherine Nguyen, the first Australian charged with cryptocurrency theft, has pleaded guilty.

Background

On 25 October 2018, according to a report in media outlet "news.com.ua", police in the state of New South Wales in Australia arrested a 23-year-old woman from Sydney over the alleged theft of 100,000 XRP tokens.

Apparently, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Cybercrime Squad had set up a task force back in January 2018 to investigate the reported theft of 100,000 XRP tokens from a 56-year-old man. The investigators were told by the alleged victim that he was locked out of his email account for two days in mid-January 2018, but he thinks that his email account may have gotten hacked in December 2017.

After he managed to eventually get back control of his email account, he noticed some suspicious activity involving his cryptocurrency account, and when he checked this wallet, he found that almost all of the crypto there had disappeared.

However, after an approximately ten-month investigation, on 25 October 2018, detectives used a search warrant to get access to the young woman's home, arrested her, and took her to Ryde (a suburb of Sydney) Police station, where they charged her with "knowingly deal with proceeds of crime." 

The police were alleging that the woman (possibility with the help of others) took over the man's email account, changed his password, thereby locking him account, and then set up two factor authentication using a mobile phone number. It is further alleged that she then accessed his crypto account, and transferred his XRP tokens to a crypto exchange in China, where this XRP was converted to Bitcoin.

Latest Development

On Friday (August 23), Australian TV news channel 7NEWS sent out the following tweet:

According to their report, in January 2018, Nguyen, the alleged cryptocurrency thief, "hijacked" the email account of a 56-year old man with the same surname as her. 

The report goes on to say that although Nguyen has pleaded guilty, there is "still some dispute over the exact facts," which will hopefully be "settled at a special hearing in October" (this hearing has been given the task of preparing "a pre-sentence report").

When she is sentenced in October, there is a real possibility that she will have to go to jail.

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