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US IRS Can Issue Summons to Bank Serving Crypto Broker SFOX Customers in Search of Tax Evaders
The John Doe summons will require M.Y. Safra Bank to provide information about SFOX customers who used the bank and may owe taxes on crypto transactions.
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Crypto Crime-Focused Justice Department Leader Leaving: Report
Nicholas Quaid, second-in-command in the criminal division, spent his nearly two-year stint at the DOJ developing the regime around crypto crime legislation and prosecution.
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First Guilty Plea in Coinbase-Related Insider Trading Charges
The brother of a former Coinbase product manager, Nikhil Wahi, in late July was arrested for trading on confidential information.
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Miami Trio Charged With Defrauding Banks and Crypto Exchange of Over $4M
The DOJ has been cracking down on crypto-related scams as lawmakers become more vocal about illicit activity in the space. 
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Ex-OpenSea Executive Files to Dismiss DOJ Case Alleging NFT Insider Trading
Nathaniel Chastain's motion says NFTs cannot be classified as securities or commodities, a requirement for wire fraud charges.
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US Extradites Alleged Crypto Money Launderer From Netherlands
Denis Mihaqlovic Dubnikov is scheduled to face a five-day jury trial beginning on Oct. 4
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California Man Must Pay $61K in Restitution for SIM Swap Scam That Stole One Victim's Crypto
The swindle defrauded Apple and targeted at least 40 people.
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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex May Be Facing Criminal Investigation in US
The exchange’s sister company has been hit with several investigations over who uses its platform and the state of its reserves. 
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Crypto Payments Implicated in Alleged Bolton Assassination Plot, US DOJ Says
A member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard planned retribution against the former National Security Advisor, according to court documents.
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