Crime

The Bank of Russia Received Explosion Threat due to the Possible Cryptocurrency Ban
Jan 22, 2022 at 12:06
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The Bank of Russia Received Explosion Threat due to the Possible Cryptocurrency Ban
On January 21, the Bank of Russia received a call from an anonymous person who reported that their premises were rigged with explosives. Among other reasons, the criminal cited the possible ban on cryptocurrencies.
A Man Plead Guilty to Running an Illegal Cryptocurrency Exchange in Arizona Faces 5 Years in Prison or $250,000 Fine
Dec 10, 2021 at 10:45
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A Man Plead Guilty to Running an Illegal Cryptocurrency Exchange in Arizona Faces 5 Years in Prison or $250,000 Fine
On December 7, a man named Brannen Sage Mehaffey pleaded guilty to operating an illegal cryptocurrency money transfer exchange.
A New Member on the Team: Will Greg Monahan Resolve Binance's Legal Woes?
Aug 23, 2021 at 10:20
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A New Member on the Team: Will Greg Monahan Resolve Binance's Legal Woes?
The former US Treasury Criminal Investigator, Greg Monahan has joined the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance to oversee the company's global money laundering operations.
Robbers are Getting More Educated About Cryptocurrencies as They Target Private Keys and Cold Storages
Apr 25, 2021 at 10:10
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Robbers are Getting More Educated About Cryptocurrencies as They Target Private Keys and Cold Storages
While in this age of digitization no one gets surprised by hacks and virtual theft, physical robbery is still something that has not become a thing of the past. Moreover, ordinary burglars try to keep pace with progress as well. Thus, some of them are getting so sophisticated that they are interested in stealing cryptocurrencies through private keys and cold storage.
UK Law Enforcement Prepares for a Rise in Cryptocurrency Scams
Apr 10, 2021 at 12:48
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UK Law Enforcement Prepares for a Rise in Cryptocurrency Scams
The head of the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) recently made remarks saying they expect a rise in cryptocurrency sam cases in the UK. In an interview with Financial Times, Max Hill QC, a CPS director of public prosecution said the authority predicts an uptick in the number of scams.
American Tax Collector Netted in Cryptocurrency Corruption Scandal
Apr 03, 2021 at 10:32
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American Tax Collector Netted in Cryptocurrency Corruption Scandal
A tax official from the US state of Florida has been indicted on corruption embezzlement charges involving cryptocurrencies.
The Truth About Criminal Reputation of Cryptocurrency
Feb 16, 2021 at 15:03
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The Truth About Criminal Reputation of Cryptocurrency
For long, there has been a misconception and false narrative surrounding the community of Bitcoin’s or any other cryptocurrency’s role in illicit operations.
Cryptocurrency vs. Fiat: Drug Dealers Prefer Traditional Money to their Digital Alternative
Feb 05, 2021 at 15:13
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Cryptocurrency vs. Fiat: Drug Dealers Prefer Traditional Money to their Digital Alternative
The cryptocurrency market is among the biggest unregulated sectors in the globe. Before the coming of digital money, drug dealers were using cash as the main means of making transactions. Now, things have changed a little bit. However, drug dealers still prefer using fiat than cryptocurrencies.
Not a Criminal: Money Launderers Choose Fiat Money Over Cryptocurrency
Feb 04, 2021 at 15:33
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Not a Criminal: Money Launderers Choose Fiat Money Over Cryptocurrency
Individuals and businesses are often cautious about cryptocurrency due to its allegedly criminal reputation. True, money launderers often take advantage of crypto anonymity and decentralization to conceal illegal income. However, facts prove that their number one choice is fiat money.
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