Russians Indicted for US Election Hacks Used Bitcoin to Fund Operations
Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced.
Vitalii Antonenko, 28, has been indicted for allegedly stealing and selling reams of payment card data, the proceeds of which he laundered in bitcoin.
Nicolas Maduro and his crypto supervisor were two of the Venezuelan officials indicted Thursday on claims they used crypto to conceal the profits from drug running.
A UC-San Diego student is accused of participating in a SIM-swapping scam that defrauded Apple and stole one victim’s crypto.
Joanna De Alba "dispensed heroin and methamphetamine from the shadowy corners of the internet," said U.S. Attorney Richard P. Donoghue.
C Labs, the company working on Celo, is bringing on former DOJ official Jai Ramaswamy to head compliance.