Category: crimes

More than $100M worth of NFTs stolen since 2021 — Elliptic

Cryptocurrency risk management firm Elliptic has released a report suggesting that scammers stole more than...

AML and KYC: A catalyst for mainstream crypto adoption

For Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin (BTC), the motivation to create a new payment...

Information, AML/CFT steps are key to fighting international digital crime, DOJ report says

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report on international law enforcement related...

US federal judge approves of Justice Dept criminal complaint on using crypto to evade sanctions

The United States Department of Justice may move forward on a criminal prosecution case against...

In defense of crypto: Why digital currencies deserve a better reputation

Ever since its inception and throughout its turbulent journey toward mainstream acceptance, crypto has elicited...

Blockchain forensics is the trusted informant in crypto crime scene investigation

The seizure by the U.S. Department of Justice of $3.6 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC)...

Brazil aims to tighten penalties for crypto-related financial crimes

Brazilian lawmakers are working to provide stricter regulations for cryptocurrency-related crimes, approving a set of...

Monero’s former maintainer released from US custody

Riccardo Spagni, the former lead maintainer of the privacy coin Monero, has reported U.S. officials...

US postal inspectors need ‘comprehensive crypto training,’ audit finds

The United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the law enforcement arm of the U.S. Postal...

Swedish gov’t pays out $1.5M in Bitcoin to convicted drug dealer

The Swedish government has found itself in the unforeseen situation of paying out around $1.5...

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