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The U.S. Department of Justice grabbed another of the men it alleges moved billions in criminal money at BTC-e.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Man Behind Defunct BTC-e Exchange Once Popular with Criminals Faces U.S. Charges
Aliaksandr Klimenka is accused of processing billions in transactions for drug peddlers and cybercriminals throughout much of the 2010s.
The U.S. Department of Justice grabbed another of the men it alleges moved billions in criminal money at BTC-e.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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Alleged Crypto Investment Scam Worth $80M Sees Four People Charged With Money Laundering in U.S.
The four allegedly obtained the money through so-called pig-butchering and other fraudulent schemes.
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Binance Founder CZ 'Unlikely' to Return to UAE, Attorney Says
Binance Founder CZ 'Unlikely' to Return to UAE, Attorney Says
Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, former CEO of Binance, was set to return to the UAE, where his wife and children live, but a district judge stayed this part of his bond release for now....
Binance Founder CZ 'Unlikely' to Return to UAE, Attorney Says

Former Binance CEO CZ Is Stuck in U.S. for the Moment
Former Binance CEO CZ Is Stuck in U.S. for the Moment
Binance founder Changpeng "CZ" Zhao must remain in the U.S., at least for the moment, as a federal judge considers a U.S. Department of Justice motion that would require him t...
Former Binance CEO CZ Is Stuck in U.S. for the Moment

Bitcoin Slips to $37K; How Big of a Flight Risk Is Former Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao?
Bitcoin Slips to $37K; How Big of a Flight Risk Is Former Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao?
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest crypto stories of the day, including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) arguing that Binance's former CEO shou...
Bitcoin Slips to $37K; How Big of a Flight Risk Is Former Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao?

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Binance's Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao Is a Manageable Flight Risk: U.S. DOJ
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) argues that Binance's former CEO should remain free until sentencing – but only in the U.S.
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Binance’s Settlement With U.S. Authorities Is Positive for Crypto as Well as the Exchange: JPMorgan
The settlement will significantly reduce the potential systemic risk emanating from a hypothetical collapse of the crypto exchange, the report said.
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Legal Expert on What Binance, CZ Woes Mean For Crypto Industry
Legal Expert on What Binance, CZ Woes Mean For Crypto Industry
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange, has agreed to pay $4.3 billion to settle allegations it broke sanctions and money-transmitting laws. Founder Changpeng "CZ" Zhao...
Legal Expert on What Binance, CZ Woes Mean For Crypto Industry

Kraken Accused of Operating Unregistered Platform, Mixing Customer Funds; Bittrex Global to Shut Down
Kraken Accused of Operating Unregistered Platform, Mixing Customer Funds; Bittrex Global to Shut Down
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the hottest crypto headlines today, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allegations in a new lawsuit...
Kraken Accused of Operating Unregistered Platform, Mixing Customer Funds; Bittrex Global to Shut Down

Fake BlackRock XRP Filing Reported to Delaware Department of Justice
Fake BlackRock XRP Filing Reported to Delaware Department of Justice
Delaware's Department of Justice may be investigating a fake filing Monday that suggested asset management giant BlackRock was prepping the launch of a spot XRP exchange-trade...
Fake BlackRock XRP Filing Reported to Delaware Department of Justice