Crime

FBI Director: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Significant Issue’ for Law Enforcement

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray says cryptocurrency is a “significant issue” that is likely to become a “bigger…

Silk Road Seller Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering $19 Million With Bitcoin

A former narcotics trafficker pled guilty to charges that he laundered $19 million in profit through Silk Road. Prosecutors with…

Russia Wants to Be Able to Seize Cybercriminals’ Bitcoin

Russian authorities are seeking legal means to confiscate virtual assets such as cryptocurrencies as they already can with more traditional…

North Korea Set Up a Blockchain Firm to Launder Cash: UN

North Korea has been using a Hong Kong-based blockchain company to launder money, according to a quarterly report from the…

ATM Coin Founders Ordered to Pay $4.25 Million for Fraud

In a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission-led case, a court has fined another cryptocurrency investment scheme for fraud and misappropriating…

Bittrex Target of Latest $1 Million Crypto SIM Hack Lawsuit

Crypto exchange Bittrex is being sued over a SIM swap that netted criminals 100 bitcoin, currently worth nearly $1 million.…

Reggie Middleton Reaches $9.5 Million SEC Settlement Over ICO Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it has reached a settlement with Reggie Middleton, organizer of the fraught $14.8…

Chinese Official Warns Libra Could Abet Illegal Cross-Border Transfers

Libra must abide by international foreign exchange regulations or “it should be banned,” a senior Chinese regulator said Monday. Sun…

AT&T Responds to Crypto Exec’s SIM Swap Suit: See You in Court

AT&T said it would fight allegations that it was negligent in a customer’s loss of $1.7 million in a SIM…

Crypto Capital Principal Indicted on Fraud, Confirming Bitfinex Allegations

Crypto Capital principal Oz Yosef was indicted on three criminal counts by the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District…

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