A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.
Almost all of roughly $11 million-worth of iota tokens alleged to have been stolen by a British man have been found.
An investigation by Europol and other police agencies has led to the arrest of a British suspect allegedly behind a spate of crypto thefts.
Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.
In his closing arguments in a Tokyo court, Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, said he did not embezzle funds.
A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined $3.25 million in cryptos using stolen electricity.
Three executives of UPbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, have been formally charged by the country’s prosecutors.
Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles over embezzlement of user funds.
Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking to fund anti-counterfeiting solutions from blockchain startups with grants of up to $800,000.