Browsing the "Crime" Tag

Cybercriminals Selling Hacked Fiat Money for Bitcoin at 10% of Its Value

| Daniel Palmer

Dark market sellers are offering fiat cash for bitcoin at heavily discounted prices, but there's a catch.

Thai Gang Member Arrested Over Alleged $16 Million Crypto Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

A Thai man has been arrested for alleged involvement in a crypto crime ring that fleeced investors for 500 million baht.

North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.

25-Year-Old Bitcoin Seller Faces Life Sentence for Unlicensed Exchange

| Wolfie Zhao

A man from Los Angeles agrees to plead guilty to charge for running an unlicensed crypto exchange without an effective AML program.

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Dark Web Drug Dealer to Forfeit Millions in Illicit Crypto Earnings

| Daniel Palmer

A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell opioids and other drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies. 

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

| Daniel Palmer

A British man has been handed jail time and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen data for crypto.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

| Daniel Palmer

A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.

Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

| Daniel Palmer

Five people have been charged in Australia over a cold-call cryptocurrency investment fraud that allegedly duped investors for over $1.8 million.

Dark Web Drug Dealer to Hand Over Bitcoin Millions After Plea Deal

| Daniel Palmer

A dark web drug dealer must forfeit $4 million in funds including bitcoin after pleading guilty in New York.

FBI Suspects Insider Trading in Long Island Iced Tea Blockchain Pivot

| Daniel Palmer

The FBI is seeking evidence of insider trading relating to the 2017 blockchain pivot of Long Island Iced Tea, a warrant indicates.