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Federal Police Take Down ‘Darkish Net Cryptocurrency Laundromat’, Seize $42M

German and U.S. authorities right this moment closed a “crypto mixer” allegedly utilized by criminals on the darkish net to launder funds—and seized a load of Bitcoin within the course of.  In a Wednesday announcement, Europol said it dismantled the ChipMixer platform’s infrastructure, which it described as “one of many darkish net’s largest cryptocurrency laundromats,” […]Read More


FCA, Met Police Proceed Bitcoin ATM Crackdown in East London

The UK Monetary Conduct Authority (FCA) continued its crackdown on unlawful Bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) this week, asserting it had inspected a number of websites in East London suspected of internet hosting unregistered machines. As per an announcement by the FCA on March 8, the monetary regulator acknowledged that it had investigated a number […]Read More


Suspects in UK Bitcoin Fraud Had ‘Extra Cash Than They

4 folks based mostly within the English county of Lancashire had been sentenced on Friday for conducting a scheme value over $24 million involving a glitch in an unnamed Australian crypto trade.  The group reportedly stole over $24 million over a three-month interval in 2017, based mostly on the worth of 445 Bitcoin on the […]Read More


Chinese language Police Arrest Group for Laundering $1.7B in Crypto

Chinese language authorities working out of the Mongolian metropolis of Tonglio introduced the arrest of 63 individuals concerned in an enormous cash laundering scheme that had netted $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency utilizing the Tether stablecoin. In line with the statement from legislation enforcement, the investigation started when a major spike in deposits totaling over 10 […]Read More


Singapore Police Probe Hodlnaut for ‘Doable Dishonest and Fraud’

Singapore’s white-collar crime investigation unit, the Industrial Affairs Division (CAD), on Wednesday, launched a probe into troubled crypto lender Hodlnaut for “attainable dishonest and fraud,” based on an official statement.  Between August and November, the police acquired “a number of reviews” that Hodlnaut and its administrators had made “false representations” in regards to the lender’s […]Read More


No Proof of Foul Play in Demise of MakerDAO Co-Founder

Although the investigation is constant, police in Puerto Rico have discovered no proof of foul play within the dying of MakerDAO co-founder Nikolai Mushegian. The physique of Mushegian, 29, washed up on a seashore within the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, final week. Hours earlier than his dying, the developer, a foundational determine […]Read More


Australian Federal Police Rolls Out Devoted Crypto Unit

The Australian Federal Police has arrange a devoted unit for tracing and seizing cryptocurrency linked to felony exercise, working as a part of its Prison Belongings Confiscation Taskforce (CACT). The nationwide supervisor of the CACT, Stefan Jerga, advised the Australian Financial Review that the taskforce felt a standalone workforce was essential to deal with the […]Read More