Crimes

Are the BZx Flash Loan Attacks Signaling the End of DeFi?

Earlier this week, the decentralized lending protocol bZx was exploited in back-to-back “flash loan” attacks. While the two exploits were…

OSCE Sponsors Cryptocurrency Course for Central Asia Law Enforcement

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conducted a training course on combating darkweb-facilitated crime. Law enforcement representatives…

Dutch Authorities Arrest Two Men for Alleged Crypto Money Laundering

The Dutch Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has arrested two men for allegedly laundering money with cryptocurrencies. According to…

Irish Court Seizes $56 Million in Bitcoin From Alleged Drug Dealer

An alleged drug dealer lost 52 million euro (over $56 million) in Bitcoin (BTC) after the Irish High Court ruled…

The Law Enforcement’s Guide to Policing Crypto Cybercrimes

2019 demonstrated that cyber-attacks are getting more numerous in the cryptocurrency industry, while hardware remains vulnerable and high-profile data leaks…

New Email Extortion Scam Targets Google’s AdSense, Demands Bitcoin

A new extortion scam targeting website owners serving banner ads through Google's AdSense program has begun circulating the Internet. The…

CFTC Charges Colorado Resident With Fraud in Crypto Ponzi Scheme

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against a Colorado native and associated investment company on fraud charges.…

Coin Ninja CEO Arrested for Laundering $311M With Bitcoin Privacy Tools

Larry Harmon, the CEO of Bitcoin media site Coin Ninja and founder of crypto wallet provider DropBit, is facing federal…

A Mailbomber in the Netherlands Wants a BTC Payment to Stop Blowing Things Up

Two letter bombs exploded in the Netherlands on Wednesday and an anonymous criminal is asking for a Bitcoin payment to…

SEC Charges Ohio Man for $33M Crypto Fraud Targeting Physicians

An Ohio man has been charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly defrauding 150 investors in…

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