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Ex-Manchester United Player Charged With Crypto Fraud
Retired Brazilian midfielder Anderson is one of eight people alleged to have been involved in a R$35 million ($6.5 million) money laundering operation.
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Sweden's Government Forced to Return $1.5M in Bitcoin to Drug Dealer: Report
That's the difference in value since the time of the dealer's prosecution while he was in jail.
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Poly Network Attacker Threatens to Delay Return of Funds
"WHAT A FUNNY GAME," the Poly Network attacker wrote into a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain.
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Poly Network Hack Not Over as Attacker Prolongs Return of Funds
The attacker now says they are considering accepting the $500,000 bounty offered by Poly Network as a reward for returning the funds, and using it to pay anyone else who can hack the DeFi site.
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Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith Back in Jail in the US
He is charged with helping North Korea circumvent sanctions through the use of crypto.
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Hong Kong Arrests 4 in Alleged $155M Crypto Money-Laundering Scheme: Report
Customs authorities say the alleged money laundering syndicate charged criminal clients a commission of 3% to 5%.
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4 Arrested in Japan for Allegedly Cheating $54M From Thousands of Investors: Report
Investors say the men ran a crypto scheme known as the "Oz Project," which purported to automatically trade through the use of AI.
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UK Police Seize $250M Worth of Crypto
The haul comes only weeks after a then-record $158 million of crypto was confiscated by Greater London's police force.
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South Korean Prosecutors Indict Former Bithumb Chairman in $100M Fraud Probe
Lee Jung-hoon allegedly took the funds from BK Group owner Kim Byeong-gun as an upfront "contract fee" in acquisition negotiations.
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UK Police Seize Cryptocurrency Worth Almost $160M in Money Laundering Probe
The seizure was made based on intel regarding the transfer of criminal assets, a statement from the police read.
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