Crime

Ukraine Justice System Employee Caught Mining Crypto at Work

An IT staffer at Ukraine’s State Judicial Administration has been charged with illegally mining cryptocurrency at his workplace.  The prosecutor’s…

Ex-Microsoft Engineer Used Bitcoin to Help Embezzle Millions From Tech Giant

A U.S. court has found a former Microsoft software engineer guilty of embezzling millions of dollars and turning it into…

Crypto Investor’s Case Against AT&T Over $24M SIM Hack Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin can move forward with his case against mobile operator AT&T over his claims the firm was…

Finnish Authorities Have $15M in Seized Bitcoin But Don’t Want to Sell It

Finland's customs agency has been struggling with what to do with a horde of bitcoin it fears could end up…

Australian Minister Slams Gov’t for Weak Response to Ransomware ‘Epidemic’

On Feb. 24, Tim Watts, Australia’s Shadow Assistant Minister for Cybersecurity, has published an article in the Financial Review on…

Officials Arrest US Resident for Allegedly Laundering Drug Proceeds With Crypto

The U.S. arrested an alleged money launderer Tuesday on accusations of using cryptocurrencies and cashier's checks to obfuscate the origins…

Governments Begin to Roll Out FATF’s Travel Rule Around the Globe

It’s been nearly eight months since the Financial Action Task Force issued its divisive crypto directives, establishing traditional banking regulations…

US Department of Justice Is Criminalizing Onchain Privacy, Starting With Mixers

The American government’s long-running war on privacy escalated this week following the arrest of Coin Ninja’s Larry Harmon on money…

Ohio Resident Charged With Laundering $311M in Bitcoin for AlphaBay

Ohio resident Larry Dean Harmon, 36, has been charged with laundering more than $300 million in bitcoin for darknet marketplace…

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