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Mt. Gox trustee wants more info about jailed BTC-e founder

Business 3 October 2019

Mt. Gox trustee wants more info about jailed BTC-e founder

Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has asked the U.S. justice department to provide more details on its investigation into Alexander Vinnik, which ultimately led to BTC-e’s closure.

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Romanian cybercriminals convicted on 21 counts of fraud

Tech 15 April 2019

Romanian cybercriminals convicted on 21 counts of fraud

On April 11, the United States Department of Justice announced that they had convicted two Romanian cybercriminals on 21 counts of computer and wire fraud.

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US Wire Act muddle creates crypto gambling opportunities

Business 17 January 2019

US Wire Act muddle creates crypto gambling opportunities

Analysts continue to debate the fallout from this week’s news that the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) has revised its legal opinion of the 1961 Wire Act to include other forms of gambling, not just sports betting.

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US man running unlicensed crypto business via LocalBitcoins faces jail time

Business 31 October 2018

US man running unlicensed crypto business via LocalBitcoins faces jail time

A man who ran a Bitcoin Core (BTC) operation through LocalBitcoins could possibly go to jail.

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US launches probe into BTC price manipulation

Business 25 May 2018

US launches probe into BTC price manipulation

The DOJ is reportedly looking into certain practices that affect prices, including the flooding of the market with fake orders in an attempt to convince investors to sell or buy more cryptocurrency.

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Backpage founders charged with using crypto to launder $500M

Business 11 April 2018

Backpage founders charged with using crypto to launder $500M

The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped the hammer on Backpage.com and its founders, accusing the site of being a global player in prostitution-related activity.

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US Justice Department eyes ‘comprehensive strategy’ for cryptocurrency

Business 1 March 2018

US Justice Department eyes ‘comprehensive strategy’ for cryptocurrency

Donald Trump has put the onus on the Justice Department to create policies designed to monitor and, in the future, possibly regulate cryptocurrency.

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