Crime

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.…

It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

Serhii Mokhniev, CAMS, is a regulatory affairs counsel at CEX.IO, a London-based bitcoin exchange. In a few weeks, the Financial…

Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters

Europol has revealed it’s developing a game aimed to teach law enforcement officers how to tackle crypto crime. Announced at the…

Australia to Crack Down on Crypto Tax Avoidance Schemes

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) may soon crack down on major tax avoidance schemes using cryptocurrencies. According to a report…

Japan’s Crypto Traders May Face Closer Scrutiny Over Tax Avoidance

Japanese tax authorities are planning to take action on the under-reporting of cryptocurrency-based profits. According to a report by The…

BitConnect Promoter Wanted Over Another Alleged Crypto Scam

A promoter of the now-shuttered crypto fraud BitConnect has again been charged over a different claimed cryptocurrency scam. The Times…

Hackers Infect 50,000 Servers With Sophisticated Crypto Mining Malware

Hackers have breached over 50,000 servers across the world to mine cryptocurrency using unusually sophisticated tools, according to a new…

EU Authorities Shutdown On Bitcoin Transaction Mixer

The Dutch Financial Criminal Investigative Service has seized the website of a bitcoin transaction mixer in a crackdown involving Europol…

SEC Moves to Halt Diamond-Linked Crypto ‘Ponzi Scheme,’ Freeze Assets

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against what it alleges is a $30 million cryptocurrency scam…

Australian Government Employee Charged With Mining Crypto at Work

A 33-year-old Australian government employee has been charged for mining cryptocurrency at work using his agency’s computer systems. In a…

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