Money Laundering

Spanish Law Enforcement Arrests 35 Suspects for Bank Fraud, BTC Money Laundering

Spanish law enforcement arrested 35 people for allegedly counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin (BTC), local media…

FATF to Release New Rules for Global Crypto Sector, Impacting Exchanges, Funds, Custodians

On June 21, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will reportedly publish a note clarifying how participant nations should exercise…

Malta Needs to Up Its AML Game As Crypto Sector Grows, Says EU

Malta needs to increase its levels of anti-money laundering (AML) policing to match the growth in financial services, according to…

German Regulator Has No Info on ‘Cyber Incidents’ on German Crypto Trading Platforms

Germany’s financial regulator has no knowledge of “cyber incidents” or market manipulation occurring on crypto trading platforms in the country,…

Cryptocurrency Mixers and Why Governments May Want to Shut Them Down

On May 22, 2019, cryptocurrency mixers (also called tumblers) were front and center on the news cycle, following reports of…

Japan Scrutinizing Crypto Exchanges Ahead of G20 Summit

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is said to be scrutinizing cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to ensure anti-money laundering (AML)…

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…

Europol Shuts Down $200 Million Crypto Mixing Service Bestmixer

Dutch, Luxembourg authorities and Europol have shut down one of the three largest cryptocurrency tumblers, Europol reported on May 22.…

ETH Stolen From Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Moved, Portion Deposited on Exchange

A portion of the ether (ETH) stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been moved and deposited to…

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…

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