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Russian Citizens Lost $30,000 to Cryptocurrency Scammers
Dec 16, 2021 at 13:30
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Russian Citizens Lost $30,000 to Cryptocurrency Scammers
The growing popularity of mining cryptocurrencies is prompting people to join this burgeoning industry. On the other hand, such users can also easily fall victim to scammers.
An Official in Kyrgyzstan was Exposed Illegally Consuming Electricity for Cryptocurrency Mining
Dec 11, 2021 at 12:02
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An Official in Kyrgyzstan was Exposed Illegally Consuming Electricity for Cryptocurrency Mining
The State Committee of Homeland Security of Kyrgyzstan discovered an illegal cryptocurrency mining facility in the home of an official from the energy sector.
Russian Cryptocurrency Miners Will be Subject to Increased Electricity Prices Even if They Work from Home
Dec 01, 2021 at 12:45
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Russian Cryptocurrency Miners Will be Subject to Increased Electricity Prices Even if They Work from Home
The Russian Energy Ministry confirms that mining cryptocurrencies is not part of daily needs. Therefore, there is no way for miners to benefit from residential electricity rates.
Russian Security Service Investigates Illegal Cashing out of Cryptocurrency with a Circulation of around $1.5 Billion
Nov 18, 2021 at 12:55
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Russian Security Service Investigates Illegal Cashing out of Cryptocurrency with a Circulation of around $1.5 Billion
On November 17, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) raided the office of a suspected illegal cryptocurrency exchange in a business center in St. Petersburg.
The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
Nov 01, 2021 at 11:00
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The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
On October 25, US and Ukrainian intelligence agencies wrapped up a joint operation to uncover a gang of money launderers who used cryptocurrency to legalize money for hackers on the darknet.
Russia Is to Spend Over $100 Million for Developing Artificial Intelligence to Track Violators
Oct 26, 2021 at 10:13
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Russia Is to Spend Over $100 Million for Developing Artificial Intelligence to Track Violators
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has penetrated numerous areas of human life as its capabilities continue to grow. Now Russia wants to use this technology to track down violators and reduce the workload of some agencies.
Another Illegal Mining Farm is Uncovered in Ukraine; The Amount of Damage is to be Investigated
Sep 28, 2021 at 10:40
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Another Illegal Mining Farm is Uncovered in Ukraine; The Amount of Damage is to be Investigated
Ukrainian police have uncovered an illegal mining farm in the city of Kryvyi Rih. The farm was operated by a 32-year-old citizen in an ordinary flat. The operator is currently under arrest while the amount of damage is being investigated.
Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Thrives in the UK; $408 Million Already Laundered
Jul 15, 2021 at 09:15
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Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Thrives in the UK; $408 Million Already Laundered
Since the UK began hunting money launderers, British police have managed to seize over $408 million (£294 million) worth of illegal cryptocurrencies. This shows that the general situation with money laundering using cryptocurrencies in the United Kingdom is alarming.
Turkish Government Doubles its Crime-Combating Efforts Following $2 Billion Cryptocurrency Fraud
Apr 28, 2021 at 14:12
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Turkish Government Doubles its Crime-Combating Efforts Following $2 Billion Cryptocurrency Fraud
The cybercrime department of the Turkish police has arrested four people following the loss of $2 Billion from a cryptocurrency exchange. The arrested people included the head of Vebitcoin, one of the sites that became inaccessible leading to loss of funds. The culprits were rounded up in the province of Mugla southwestern Turkey.
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