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Business 8 hours ago
New York takes down dark web ring linked to crypto-related laundering
The Manhattan District Attorney has indicted three individuals who were found to have been selling counterfeit drugs on the dark web and using Bitcoin Core (BTC) to launder over $2.3 million.
Tech 12 April 2019
Connecticut man gets jail time over Bitcoin phishing scheme
Michael Richo, 37, was charged with fraud and money laundering offenses for his involvement in a Bitcoin phishing scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut.
Business 5 April 2019
Drug dealer in Canada ordered to forfeit $1.4M in crypto
After Matthew Phan was found dealing narcotics online, Canadian law enforcement officers uncovered a large stash of Bitcoin Core (BTC) in a device in his home.
Business 1 March 2019
Crypto money laundering cases up 10x in Japan, police say
The National Police Agency reported a total of 7,000 cases of suspected money laundering involving cryptocurrency on the year, up from just 669 cases in the previous period.
Business 11 February 2019
Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity
Authorities in Malta are taking action after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised concerns that blockchain's ascent in Malta will be a significant risk to the Maltese financial system.
Business 25 January 2019
IMF: Blockchain in Malta poses ‘significant risks’ to financial system
According to the IMF, the rise of the blockchain sectors in Malta isn’t wholly innocent, and could in fact pose “significant risks” to the country’s financial system.
Business 4 January 2019
Ireland set to approve AML bill impacting cryptocurrencies
Ireland's cabinet has accepted the Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive put forward by the European Union, creating more oversight for cryptocurrencies.
Business 7 December 2018
The fallacy of the ‘crypto’s only good for money laundering’ argument
Cryptocurrency have been put in a bad light many times. In Japan an estimated 6,000 transactions were related to money laundering using cryptocurrency.
Business 29 November 2018
Cyprus court drops charges against BTC-e founder
Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly founded the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange before running off with everyone’s money, just got a brief reprieve.
Business 28 November 2018
Alleged BTC-e operator goes on hunger strike to protest extradition
Alexander Vinnik, a former cryptocurrency exchange executive accused of using BTC to launder billions of dollars, is preparing to go on hunger strike.
Business 8 November 2018
Thai siblings linked to $24M crypto scam plead not guilty
The three siblings arrested in Thailand on allegations of fraudulently tricking a Finnish investor into shelling out over $24 million in cryptocurrency have pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges.
Business 8 November 2018
Tether’s new banking partner already in hot water
According to media outlet, Brazil’s Deltec Bank & Trust may have been involved in a large money-laundering scheme that involves a Brazilian government official.