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.
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.
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.
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.
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.