Investigation

FBI Working with Cryptocurrency Victims of QuadrigaCX Exchange to Resolve the Matter
Jan 17, 2020 at 09:14
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FBI Working with Cryptocurrency Victims of QuadrigaCX Exchange to Resolve the Matter
According to January 14 reports from a source close to the matter, a team from the intelligence and security service of the U.S. known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has decided to work with interested Bitcoin traders who lost their funds to the obsolete Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX so as it can gather more facts and evidence regarding the main cause of exchange’s downfall.
Attackers Demand 50 Bitcoin Ransom from Russian Railways
Nov 08, 2019 at 10:56
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Attackers Demand 50 Bitcoin Ransom from Russian Railways
An unidentified message was sent to the Russian Railways intimidating with thrilling violence of bombing stations if a named amount of cryptocurrency in bitcoin worth $642,815 (50 BTC or approx. 30 million rubles) aren’t transferred to them as soon as possible. The event has tempted the country’s police to start the investigation into the matter.
FBI Investigates Hack of Blockchain-Powered Voting App
Oct 16, 2019 at 09:05
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FBI Investigates Hack of Blockchain-Powered Voting App
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the United States (US) principal federal law enforcement agency, has started investigations into the alleged hack attempt on a blockchain-powered voting app in the 2018 midterm polls in West Virginia. The event has put the future of Voatz at stake notwithstanding securing funds of around $7 mln to upgrade its distributed ledger technology (DLT) voting app.
South Korea has Reviewed its Policy Towards Cryptocurrencies and ICOs
Feb 07, 2019 at 13:14
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South Korea has Reviewed its Policy Towards Cryptocurrencies and ICOs
The national authorities have developed a new vision regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs). The investigation process into Korean crowdfunding platforms took nearly 3 months to form a thorough understanding of the fintech market in the country. As a result, it turned out that many companies have bypassed the ICO ban by moving business overseas.
Denmark's Biggest Bank is Combing Through $150 bn Involved in Money Laundering
Sep 11, 2018 at 15:41
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Denmark's Biggest Bank is Combing Through $150 bn Involved in Money Laundering
Firms from Russia and several parts of the former Soviet Union have allegedly turned the tiny nation of Estonia into a money laundering haven. An ongoing investigation into the Estonian branch of Danske Bank is combing through a large $150 Bn that may have been largely involved.
Colorado Authority Investigates 3 Crypto Companies Offering Unregistered ICOs
Sep 07, 2018 at 10:57
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Colorado Authority Investigates 3 Crypto Companies Offering Unregistered ICOs
Colorado's Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has unveiled plans to evaluate 3 cryptocurrency-based companies hosting "unregistered ICOs" in the United States as part of continuing investigation into a practice being applied by phony firms to defraud people.
$87 Million Hack is Under Investigation by Police
Aug 24, 2018 at 10:18
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$87 Million Hack is Under Investigation by Police
Criminals have recently been very cautious in conducting their illegal activity, as the number of cases solved by police has increased. For example, officials have caught three suspects of a large cryptocurrency theft in China. They stole almost 600 million Yuan ($87 mln) in virtual coins.
China Struggles to Stamp out Crypto Fraud, $90M Stolen & 3 Suspects Arrested
Aug 21, 2018 at 14:28
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China Struggles to Stamp out Crypto Fraud, $90M Stolen & 3 Suspects Arrested
Police in Xian, a Chinese city, have arrested 3 suspects purported to have stolen $90 million worth of Crypto. The investigation of what appears to be China's largest-ever Bitcoin heist, began in March this year when police got information that some hackers had taken over full control of someone's computer (PC) to heist $15 million worth of Crypto.
Korean Shipwreck ICO Under Investigation for Feasible Hokey-Pokey, CEO Given Travel Ban
Aug 03, 2018 at 12:08
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Korean Shipwreck ICO Under Investigation for Feasible Hokey-Pokey, CEO Given Travel Ban
Shinil Group, a South Korean treasure-hunting company, recently made global headlines when they proclaimed an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) after discovering a sunken Russian battleship possessing large volumes of gold worth US$130 billion.
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