Crimes

Ukraine to Block Crypto Wallets for Illicit Funds, Finance Minister Says

Ukrainian authorities will be able to “block crypto wallets” in order to seize illegally obtained assets, a notice on the…

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now the United Kingdom's sole Anti-Money Laundering (AML) authority for the crypto business. After…

Canadian Teen Charged for $50 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

An eighteen-year-old from Montreal is facing four criminal charges connected to a $50 million SIM-swapping scam targeting cryptocurrency holders, Infosecurity…

US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO

The United States Securities and Exchange Commision has charged a group of criminals, who raised over $30 million through a…

Singapore Crypto Consultant Kidnapped for $1 Million Ransom

Singaporean Mark Cheng was recently kidnapped in Thailand and tortured for a $740,000 ransom in Bitcoin (BTC), the South China…

US Lawmakers Urge FCC to Step Up Its Action Against SIM Swaps

United States lawmakers have appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold telecoms providers to account for failing to…

Blockchain Lock IoT-Solution Aims to Tackle Porch Pirates

Internet of Things (IoT) software developer It’s Here announced the launch of a blockchain-enabled lock that purportedly prevents porch pirating.…

Interpol Collaborates With Cybersecurity Firm to Tackle Cryptojacking

Interpol has collaborated with cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to reduce cryptojacking affecting MikroTik routers across South-East Asia, according to a…

North Korean Hacker Group Modifies Crypto-Stealing Malware

The Lazarus hacker group, which is allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, has deployed new viruses to steal cryptocurrency.…

Directors of Alleged Crypto Pyramid Scheme Dunamiscoins Stand Trial

Two directors of Dunamiscoins, an alleged cryptocurrency pyramid scheme in Uganda, appeared before court on Monday to face 65 counts…

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