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Business 6 June 2019
Vancouver mulls ban on Bitcoin ATMs over money laundering fears
According to law enforcement in Vancouver, a ban would bring an end to a reported surge in criminal use of the crypto ATMs.
Editorial 6 June 2019
Bitcoin creator Dr. Craig Wright is being painted a fraud and criminal by people, many of whom promote anarchy and crime, who opposed him and his ideals.
Business 10 May 2019
Europol helps nab crypto-laundering ring in Spain
Eight were arrested and a bunch of equipment and money seized in a Europol assisted raid in Spain.
Business 25 April 2019
Brazilian police arrest suspect for BTC money laundering operation
Brazillian police were merely looking for drug dealers, but they stumbled on a BTC money laundering operation as well.
Business 25 April 2019
Dark web drug dealers plead guilty to crypto money laundering
Marking a first for the state of New York, prosecutors have secured their first conviction for money laundering through cryptocurrency.
Business 22 April 2019
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.