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Ex-DOJ, Capital One Exec to Lead Compliance at Crypto Payments Startup Celo Labs

There are more than 60 contributors to the Celo project internationally, including the World Bank Group and the UN; tech…

U.S. Gov’t Extradites Alleged Fraudster for Selling Fake Securities for $11 M in BTC

The United States has extradited a Swedish national from Thailand for allegedly selling fraudulent securities to investors online, garnering over…

Bitcoin Made Busting Dark Child Porn Ring Easy For US Justice Department

Bitcoin is a potentially world-changing financial technology, designed by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. But Bitcoin also brought with it the…

Former DoJ Prosecutor Turned Crypto VC: Bitcoin Helped Fight Crime

Ever since Facebook announced its crypto-asset dubbed Libra, the entire market, especially Bitcoin, has come under fire by regulators and…

Dark Market Drug Dealers Plead Guilty, Forfeit Crypto Proceeds

A couple operating out of Merced, California have pleaded guilty to selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for…

US DoJ Charges Group of Individuals Who Stole $2.5 Mln in Crypto Via SIM Swapping

The United States Department of Justice released a fifteen-count indictment on May 9 that charges a hacking group labeled “The…

New US Gov’t Task Force Highlights Digital Currency Fraud for ‘Particular Attention’

Digital currency fraud will form one of the areas of “particular attention” for a new U.S. anti-crime task force with…

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