Crime

Anti-terrorist Squad in Latvia Prevented Two Killings and Theft of Cryptocurrency
Oct 23, 2020 at 11:28
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Anti-terrorist Squad in Latvia Prevented Two Killings and Theft of Cryptocurrency
The anti-terrorist squad and state police of Riga, Latvia, have arrested a man who was planning to kidnap and kill two people to steal their cryptocurrencies worth half a million euros.
Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
Sep 29, 2020 at 12:03
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Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
The authorities of Ukraine have recently rolled out a new bill combating cybercrime that also describes the procedure for the confiscation of cryptocurrencies obtained illegally.
Drug Dealers Use Bitcoin: Young Man Arrested in India
Aug 24, 2020 at 14:00
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Drug Dealers Use Bitcoin: Young Man Arrested in India
Law enforcement agencies make their best efforts to combat criminals performing drug transactions via the darknet. On August 24, the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau arrested a young man for buying ecstasy pills using Bitcoin.
The Devil is Getting Stronger: Lucifer Malware Attacks Linux Devices
Aug 21, 2020 at 12:09
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The Devil is Getting Stronger: Lucifer Malware Attacks Linux Devices
Updated: It seems Lucifer malware designed to mine Monero (XMR) is getting stronger. Now, it can affect not only Windows-based computers, but also Linux-based ones.
Ukrainian Cryptocurrency Market is Attractive for Money Launderers Due to Weak Regulations
Aug 20, 2020 at 11:58
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Ukrainian Cryptocurrency Market is Attractive for Money Launderers Due to Weak Regulations
Ukrainian cryptocurrency market is under-regulated and therefore attractive for those wishing to take advantage of it for criminal purposes. Recently, law enforcers exposed a gang that has laundered about $42 million using cryptocurrency.
The US is Hunting Down Terrorists: $2 Million Seized in Cryptocurrency
Aug 14, 2020 at 15:23
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The US is Hunting Down Terrorists: $2 Million Seized in Cryptocurrency
The US law enforcers go on with their campaign against terrorism financing. Now, they have blocked and confiscated around $2 million worth in cryptocurrency from accounts allegedly involved in terrorism financing.
Cryptocurrency Transactions to Be De-Anonymised; Is It the End of Privacy Coins?
Aug 13, 2020 at 13:36
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Cryptocurrency Transactions to Be De-Anonymised; Is It the End of Privacy Coins?
The Russian intelligence agency has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based system to track and de-anonymize Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency transactions. Does it mean that privacy coins will lose their popularity?
The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
Aug 04, 2020 at 10:57
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The Mastermind Behind Twitter Hack Arrested: It's a Teenager
On July 31, the architect of the infamous Twitter hack was arrested by the US police. It is a 17-year-old teenager from Florida with a good track record of other scams.
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Delist Monero Due to Its Criminal Reputation
Jul 27, 2020 at 13:08
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Delist Monero Due to Its Criminal Reputation
Monero cryptocurrency offers its users enhanced anonymity features. However, this feature is favourable not only to ordinary traders but also to criminals taking advantage of the coin for illegal purposes. This makes some cryptocurrency exchanges avoid dealing with the coin.
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