Money Laundering

Liechtenstein’s Government Passes New Regulation Concerning Blockchain and Tokens

The government of Liechtenstein announced that it has passed new tokenization, virtual asset service provider and blockchain regulation in a…

Bitcoin Stolen in Binance Hack Moved to Seven Addresses

Proceedings from yesterday’s hack of cryptocurrency exchange Binance have been moved to seven addresses, crypto news outlet The Block reports…

Eight People Allegedly Arrested for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Crypto in Spain

In Spain, eight people have been arrested for allegedly operating a money laundering scheme involving cryptocurrencies, Europol announced in a…

Nobel Prize Economist Joseph Stiglitz: ‘I Actually Think We Should Shut Down Crypto’

Famous American economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz has reiterated his negative stance on cryptocurrencies in a CNBC video…

US: Two Men Plead Guilty to Selling Drugs for Crypto and Laundering $2.8 Million

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance announced on April 23 that two men plead guilty for illicitly selling steroids and…

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments has resulted in New York State’s first conviction…

Chilean Government Introduces New Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulation Bill to Congress

The Minister of Finance of the Chilean government Felipe Larraín announced the introduction of a bill regulating cryptocurrencies and fintech…

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared…

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has for the first time penalized what it dubs a “peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchanger” for…

G20 Prepares to Regulate Crypto Assets – a Look at Current Policies

Following their joint declaration committing to regulate crypto assets, the G20 countries are now preparing to set crypto policies at…

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