Court Cases

Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is being held in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
Binance Executive's Health Deteriorates in Jail as Nigeria Money-Laundering Trial Proceeds
The first Securities and Exchange Commission witness has been cross-examined and the money laundering trial adjourned till July 5.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is being held in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

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Hydrogen Technology Execs Jailed for HYDRO Price Manipulation
CEO Michael Kane and Shane Hampton, head of financial engineering, were sentenced to a total of more than six years in prison.
Department of Justice (Shutterstock)

FTX victims view the bankruptcy process as a "second act of theft," file to recover $8 billion in forfeited assets. (Adobe Firefly)
FTX Victims View Bankruptcy Process as 'Second Act of Theft,' File to Recover $8B in Forfeited Assets
Attorneys for the victims said the bankruptcy process has left FTX customers feeling "aggrieved and robbed."
FTX victims view the bankruptcy process as a "second act of theft," file to recover $8 billion in forfeited assets. (Adobe Firefly)

Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
Nigeria Drops Tax Charges Against Binance Executives
The executives, Tigran Gambaryan and Nadeem Anjarwalla, are still named in a money-laundering case.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

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Australian Regulator Scolded Over 'Misleading' Release, Must Pay Costs as Block Earner Avoids Penalty
Block Earner doesn't need to pay a penalty because it acted honestly in seeking to engage with government over regulation of crypto-related products and services.
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Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon. (CoinDesk)
Terraform, Do Kwon Agree in Principle to Settle Fraud Case With SEC: Court Filing
Do Kwon is currently out on bail in Montenegro, awaiting extradition to either the U.S. or South Korea.
Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon. (CoinDesk)

CEO of BitGo Mike Belshe in a chair on-stage at Consensus 2023
BitGo’s $100M Suit Against Galaxy Digital Can Proceed, Delaware Supreme Court Rules
The Delaware Supreme Court’s ruling overturns a decision from a lower court to dismiss the lawsuit last year.
CEO of BitGo Mike Belshe in a chair on-stage at Consensus 2023

CEO Brian Armstrong's Coinbase filed its latest argument against Chair Gary Gensler's Securities and Exchange Commission as the company seeks to appeal a core crypto legal point. (CoinDesk)
Coinbase Slugs It Out With U.S. SEC in Effort to Get Key Crypto Question Answered
The exchange filed another response in court in its ongoing request to appeal a single legal point at the heart of the industry's dispute with the Securities and Exchange Comm...
CEO Brian Armstrong's Coinbase filed its latest argument against Chair Gary Gensler's Securities and Exchange Commission as the company seeks to appeal a core crypto legal point. (CoinDesk)

Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
Tornado Cash Developer Alexey Pertsev Appeals Guilty Verdict
Pertsev was found guilty of money laundering on Tuesday by a Dutch judge.
Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

A U.S. jury began deliberating in the civil trial against Do Kwon and the company he co-founded, accused of fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission. (CoinDesk TV and Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Jury Begins Deliberations in Civil Fraud Case Against Do Kwon, Terraform Labs
The U.S. SEC has argued that Do Kwon and his company lied to investors about the stability of TerraUSD and its integration with a Korean mobile payments app.
A U.S. jury began deliberating in the civil trial against Do Kwon and the company he co-founded, accused of fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission. (CoinDesk TV and Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)