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Binance Processed $346M of Bitcoin Trades for Crypto Exchange Bitzlato: Reuters
Bitzlato was shuttered last week and its founder arrested in Miami after the Justice Department charged the platform with money laundering.
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Bitz Who Now? Department of Justice Takes Down Russian Exchange Bitzlato
After much buildup this morning, the DoJ’s Bitzlato announcement was underwhelming to some.
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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco
US Charges Crypto Exchange Bitzlato With Laundering $700M
Authorities have accused the little-known platform of laundering funds tied to illicit Russian finance and have arrested its founder.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco

CDCROP: A US Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium during a news conference (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
Justice Department Announces Major International Crypto Enforcement Action
The department held a press conference at noon Eastern time on Wednesday.
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Justice Department Launches Criminal Probe Into $400M FTX Hack: Bloomberg
Experts have suggested the digital fingerprints left by the alleged hacker points to an inside job.
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Gary Wang and Caroline Ellison Plead Guilty to Fraud as SBF Lands In US
After pleading guilty, the two FTX/Alameda leaders face 50 and 110 years in prison, respectively.
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Crypto’s Responsibility to Law Enforcement in 2023 and Beyond
After a series of high-profile exploits and indications that blockchain is being used to launder money, the industry and law enforcement have to develop better practices and tools to follow the money.
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CDCROP: A US Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium during a news conference (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
Blockchain Entrepreneur Arrested in California on Fraud Charges
The Justice Department has accused Rikesh Thapa of bilking his startup firm of over $1 million in U.S. currency, cryptocurrency and utility tokens.
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CDCROP: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, DC, December 2021
US Justice Department Wants FTX Fraud Allegations to Be Investigated
The collapse was described as the "fastest big corporate failure in American history," in a court filing.
CDCROP: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, DC, December 2021