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Bitzlato, Binance and What Regulators Are Really Doing
The U.S. Department of Justice was criticized for over-hyping the seizure of a little-known exchange.
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Binance Investigations Officer: AML Cost Exchange ‘Billions in Revenue’
While venting to CoinDesk about unflattering Reuters coverage, the crypto exchange’s investigations team shared insights about the scale of illicit activity at Binance and its crime-fighting methods.
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US Sanctions Russia’s Hydra Darknet, Adds Over 100 Bitcoin Wallets to OFAC List
The move came alongside action by Germany, which earlier on Tuesday announced the shutdown of Hydra Market and seizure of $25 million in bitcoin.
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German Authorities Shut Down Russian Darknet Market, Seize $25M in Bitcoin
The Hydra Market's bitcoin privacy mixer complicated the investigation, police said.
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International Police Seize $4.9M in Crypto From Alleged Darknet Drug Traffickers
Operation Dark HunTor cracked down on criminals involved in the sale of tens of thousands of illicit goods and services throughout Europe, Australia and the U.S.
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Eastern Europe Received Over $1B of Illicit Crypto in a Year: Chainalysis
The region is second highest for cryptocurrency scams, behind only Western Europe, a report says.
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Potential India Crypto Ban, Worldwide Darknet and Virgil Griffith’s Saga Continues
Crypto restrictions in India, fresh darknet market research from Chainalysis and the newest chapter in Virgil Griffith’s North Korea saga.
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Darknet Markets Face Headwinds After Year of Mixed Results
Darknet markets are falling off the radar and watching their customer base level off.
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Darknet Markets Are Mixing Bitcoins at Blistering Pace: Report
Darknet markets mixed $67 million in bitcoin in Q1 2020, a staggering jump from 2019's Q1 total of $3 million.
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Online Black Markets' Bitcoin Revenues Take a Hit Amid Pandemic
Customers spent fewer bitcoins at darknet markets over the last two months despite the slide in the cryptocurrency's price, according to data from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis.
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