bitcoin crime

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Founders of South African Crypto Investment Firm – and $3.6B in Bitcoin – Are Missing
Africrypt investors were told not to inform police of the purported hack because it could slow the recovery of their funds.
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Major Law Enforcement Operation Busts 300 Crime Rings, Recovers Millions in Crypto
The operation used intelligence gathered from an encrypted service developed by the FBI and Australian police.
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UK Police Raid Suspected Cannabis Factory, Find Bitcoin Mining Operation
"It's certainly not what we were expecting!" one of the officers said.
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Uphold Exec Accused of ‘Fraudulently Misdirecting’ $700K in Funds
Uphold's former chief compliance officer allegedly misdirected corporate and user funds. He denies the claim, though a private investigator says there may be more.
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Iran Enlists Its Intelligence Agency to Crack Down on Illegal Crypto Mining
The Iranian government is attempting to trace illegal crypto-mining operations to reduce the strain on the country’s electricity supply.
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Buyer of Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Reportedly Arrested in Iran
Although Iranian officials confirmed arresting members of Estavi’s company, it is unclear if the Malaysia-based businessman was one of those detained.
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Colonial Pipeline Paid Almost $5M Crypto Ransom Soon After Attack: Report
The company previously said it would not pay the hackers.
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Rari Capital Plans to Refund Stolen $10.6M in Ethereum From Dev Fund
The attack exploited Rari Capital’s integration with Alpha Finance Labs’ ibETH token.
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Turkish Crypto Exchanges Must Report Transactions Over $1,200, Finance Minister Says
The country is rushing to regulate the crypto market after two local crypto exchanges went offline in April.
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US Man Pleads Guilty to SIM-Swap Attacks Targeting High-Profile Crypto Accounts
Eric Meiggs focused his attacks on those he considered original gangsters of crypto social media.
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