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Crypto Crime Siphoned Off Nearly $10.5B in 2020: Research
Blockchain analytics company Coinfirm noted that scams and fraud account for two thirds of the funds misappropriated.
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Serbian Man Indicted for Embezzling $7M Through Fraudulent Crypto Schemes
According to the indictment, Kristijan Krstic founded two digital-asset investment platforms that fraudulently induced investors to buy securities in the form of investment contracts.
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Australian Man Arrested for Trying to Launder $4.3M With Bitcoin
The man was arrested in his car, where police found $1 million in cash, cocaine and electronic devices.
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Cryptopia Exchange, Currently in Liquidation, Gets Hacked Again: Report
The hacked wallet belonged to a creditor, U.S. firm Stakenet, which had not lost funds in the 2019 hack, as reported by Stuff.
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New Jersey Crime Watchdog Says Crypto ATMs Need More Regulation
State regulation of crypto ATMs is poor and federal laws aren't much better, the commission said in a report.
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Kia Motors America Victim of Ransomware Attack Demanding $20M in Bitcoin, Report Claims
BleepingComputer claims to have evidence the ransomware gang DoppelPaymer is demanding 404 BTC from the car firm.
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Malaysian Bitcoin Mining Gang Stole Over $2M in Electricity, Say Police
Police seized 1,746 bitcoin mining machines across 21 premises in raids this week.
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Automated Crypto Investing App Coinseed Faces Fraud Charges in NY, SEC Lawsuits
Coinseed allegedly bilked investors of $1 million through false statements, hidden fees and a flopped token.
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Central Bank Digital Currencies May Drive Cash 'Shadow Economy' to Crypto: Reuters
"Shadow economy" participants, those who use deal mostly in hard cash for anonymity's sake, are unlikely to be drawn to using a CBDC, according to a Reuters column.
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Alabama Man Charged Over SIM Swap Hacks That Stole $150K in Crypto
Joseph Chase Oaks allegedly used SIM-swap hacks to access victim's online accounts between August 2018 and October 2019.
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