Browsing the "Crime" Tag

AT&T Fails to Win Dismissal in $24 Million Crypto SIM-Swap Lawsuit

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto investor Michael Terpin has won an early victory in his attempt to sue AT&T over a SIM-swapping hack that lost a claimed $24 million.

South Korea Estimates 2-Year Losses From Crypto Crimes at $2.3 Billion

| Daniel Palmer

Nearly 2.7 trillion won (US$2.3 billion) have been lost to cryptocurrency crimes in the last two years, not including exchange hacks.

UK Announces ‘Dirty Money’ Crackdown, Including Tougher Crypto Regime

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include a new regime for crypto assets.

Indian Police to Get Special Training to Spot Crypto Scams

| Daniel Kuhn

A new training session seeks to create "domain expertise" for cryptocurrency related crimes.

Third Defendant Pleads Guilty in Fake ID-for-Bitcoin Case

| Daniel Kuhn

A fake ID ring operated between June 2013 and February 2018 and may have netted over $4.7 million in bitcoin.

Six Arrested Over Cloned Crypto Exchange That Stole €24 Million

| Daniel Palmer

Europol and police agencies have busted a cloned exchange operation that stole over $27 million in bitcoin from thousands of victims.

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$200,000 in Bitcoin Seized in Dark Net Drug Probe

| Daniel Kuhn

In total, authorities seized 20 kilograms of MDMA, over seven kilograms of Ketamine, over 10,000 Xanax pills, and more than $100,000 in cash.

Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters

| Daniel Palmer

The European crime fighting agency is developing a game to teach law enforcement officers how to trace cryptocurrencies in criminal investigations.

Australia to Crack Down on Crypto Tax Avoidance Schemes

| Benedict Alibasa

The Australian Taxation Office is hunting down major tax avoidance schemes using cryptocurrencies, according to a report.

BitConnect Promoter Wanted Over Another Alleged Crypto Scam

| Benedict Alibasa

A promoter of the now-shuttered crypto fraud BitConnect has again been charged over a different claimed cryptocurrency scam.