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Latvian Police Arrested Cybercriminals Holding Over 110,000 Euro in Cryptocurrency
Jul 21, 2020 at 13:56
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Latvian Police Arrested Cybercriminals Holding Over 110,000 Euro in Cryptocurrency
Officers of the Cybersecurity Department of Latvian Police exposed the activity of an organized gang of cybercriminals. During the operation, the law enforcers confiscated cash and cryptocurrency in the amount exceeding 110,000 Euro.
Another Sentence for a Fraudster: A Programmer from Romania Faces 5 Years Behind Bars
Jul 11, 2020 at 12:36
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Another Sentence for a Fraudster: A Programmer from Romania Faces 5 Years Behind Bars
A programmer of Romanian origin named Silviu Balaci was sentenced to five years behind bars and a fine amounting to $250,000 for running the BitClub Network mining scam.
Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
Jul 09, 2020 at 14:40
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Only Money: Scammers Tricked Over 100 Million Yuan out of Chinese People
The Ouhai police in Wenzhou, China, arrested 10 people belonging to a criminal gang running the Huobi Global Moving Brick Arbitrage HT Chinese Group Community scam project in Telegram. During the arrest, the police confiscated a luxury villa, cars, flagship smartphones, computers, as well as cryptocurrency totalling to over 100 million yuan.
Indonesian Police Arrest American Cryptocurrency Fraudster Over Sex Crimes
Jun 19, 2020 at 11:58
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Indonesian Police Arrest American Cryptocurrency Fraudster Over Sex Crimes
An American involved in a $722 million cryptocurrency scam was arrested in Jakarta, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, for sex crimes and child molestation.
Cryptocurrency Fraud Worth 100 Bln Won Busted in South Korea
Jun 13, 2020 at 11:50
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Worth 100 Bln Won Busted in South Korea
On June 12, 2020, the Seoul Metropolitan Police announced investigating a cryptocurrency scam project run by three fraudsters having collected about 100 billion won (approx. $83.1 million USD).
Illegal Cryptocurrency-Accepting Streaming Channel Busted by European Police
Jun 12, 2020 at 13:15
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Illegal Cryptocurrency-Accepting Streaming Channel Busted by European Police
Another group of criminals exposed by European police. This time it was a group of pirates running their own streaming service with over 40,000 channels offering various kinds of content.
Chinese Vampires Turn to Bitcoin Mining; an Illegal Farm Discovered Under a Cemetery
Jun 05, 2020 at 10:03
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Chinese Vampires Turn to Bitcoin Mining; an Illegal Farm Discovered Under a Cemetery
If you ever thought only gold, diamond, or oil were found underneath the ground, you might be wrong in the 21st Century world as recent cases of bitcoin mining have proved that crypto mines equally do well underground. Chinese police have discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining farm beneath a cemetery.
Australia Has Launched Its First Case in History Against Illegal Cryptocurrency Exchange
May 19, 2020 at 14:09
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Australia Has Launched Its First Case in History Against Illegal Cryptocurrency Exchange
Australian police arrested a 52-year-old Sydney-based woman for running an illegal crypto exchange that has since handled over 5 million AUD in cryptocurrency transactions. This kind of case was handled for the first time in the country’s history.
US Citizen Sentenced for Possibly Financing Terrorism with Bitcoin
Mar 15, 2020 at 15:19
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US Citizen Sentenced for Possibly Financing Terrorism with Bitcoin
A citizen of the USA named Zoobia Shahnaz faces a 13-year sentence for attempts to finance ISIS with bitcoins. To achieve her goal, she tried to fraud several giant financial institutions including American Express, Chase and Discover.
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