The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit against a New York-based man and his company for allegedly running a bitcoin scam.
The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.
Switzerland's financial markets regulator has cracked down on a trio of companies tied to an alleged cryptocurrency scam.
The trial of Ryan Kennedy, the controversial founder of the now-defunct dogecoin exchange Moolah, began in a UK court this week.
Malaysia's Securities Commission has issued a statement warning investors of the perceived risks of initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Canada's financial intelligence agency has concerns over the anonymity of blockchain technologies, a report says.
Coinbase is moving ahead with its appeal of a court decision from earlier this summer related to the failed cryptocurrency exchange Cryptsy.
Finnish police have become the latest international law enforcement agency to take a growing interest in the OneCoin digital currency scheme.
British police arrested an individual last week for allegedly fleecing would-be investors via a fake cryptocurrency investment scheme.
A research office backed by a number of U.K. police groups has proposed changing the country’s laws to make seizing bitcoin holdings easier.