Tag: Money Laundering

CEO of Romanian Exchange Coinflux Arrested on US Warrant

Police in Romania have detained the founder and CEO of Coinflux, one of the country’s major cryptocurrency exchanges. Vlad Nistor…

Dutch Central Bank Proposes License Requirement for Cryptocurrency Service Providers

Cryptocurrency service providers will soon be required to obtain a license from the central bank of the Netherlands, major Dutch…

Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering

The Netherlands is seeking to regulate cryptocurrency companies, supposedly in a bid to prevent money laundering and alleged terrorist financing.…

Financial Action Task Force Urges UK to Improve AML Activities in Cryptocurrency Sector

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental financial security body, has demanded the United Kingdom step up its cryptocurrency…

Japanese Police Note Uptick in Reports of Illicit Crypto Transactions This Year

There has been a significant wave of reports of suspicious cryptocurrency transactions to the police in Japan, English-language local media…

Suspect Crypto Transactions Rise in Japan But Still Just 1.7% of Total

Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges reported 5,944 suspicious transactions in the first 10 months of 2018. According to a report from Jiji…

Estonia: Amendments to Anti-Money-Laundering Regulations Will Tighten Crypto Regulation

The Estonian Ministry of Finance will shortly add amendments to a recently-passed financial bill that are meant to “tighten” crypto-related…

Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has…

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