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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.
Clearing the Reputation: Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions have Declined
Jan 30, 2021 at 14:05
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Clearing the Reputation: Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions have Declined
The amount of Bitcoin transactions used in facilitating or making illegal activities is now on the low. According to the new data by Chainlink, a blockchain analysis company, the number of criminal cryptocurrency transactions is now less than 1%.
Hacken Community Launch the First Ever Grey Hat Hacker Competition, with 35,000 USDT in Prizes
Jan 22, 2021 at 14:11
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Hacken Community Launch the First Ever Grey Hat Hacker Competition, with 35,000 USDT in Prizes
The Hacken community, led by its leading investor Leo Andreo have launched the “Grey Hat Hackers Ideas Competition”. The first-of-its-kind initiative offers a great opportunity for budding cybersecurity thinkers to help their community and be in the running for some serious prize money at the same time.
Privacy Coins to Be De-Anonymized: Monero Is to Fall First
Nov 25, 2020 at 14:35
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Privacy Coins to Be De-Anonymized: Monero Is to Fall First
Privacy coins have been the lasting concern of the governments and financial authorities. Their enhanced anonymity features allow to use the coins for illegal purposes such as tax evasion, money-laundering, terrorism financing, drug trading, cryptojacking, etc.
Ukrainian Sentenced for Stealing $10 Million Worth of Bitcoin from Microsoft
Nov 10, 2020 at 14:56
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Ukrainian Sentenced for Stealing $10 Million Worth of Bitcoin from Microsoft
The US District Court in Seattle sentenced a Ukrainian man for stealing around $10 million in cryptocurrency while working as an engineer at Microsoft.
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.
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