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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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Ex-Coinbase Product Manager Pleads Not Guilty in Crypto Insider Trading Case: Report
Ishan Wahi and two associates are accused of making as much as $1.5 million from sharing information about the exchange's plans to list new tokens.
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2 California Men Sentenced to Prison for $1.9M Crypto Grift
The founders of Dropil, Jeremy McAlpine and Zachary Matar, pleaded guilty to one count each of securities fraud last August.
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SEC Will Need to Prove Tokens Are Securities in Coinbase Insider-Trading Case, Legal Expert Says
Former prosecutor Ian McGinley joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss the case and what the SEC will need to do as it eyes more crypto oversight.
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My Big Coin Founder Convicted of Defrauding Investors of More Than $6M
Randall Crater was found guilty of peddling a cryptocurrency scam.
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How the Feds Are Prosecuting NFT Insider Trading Scheme as Wire Fraud – and Why That Matters
The Justice Department could use the case as a model to police market manipulation for other assets. Regulators are watching.
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US Justice Department Urges More Coordination to Combat Crypto Crime
A new report from the Justice Department responds to this year’s executive order from President Joe Biden, marking some of the first recommendations produced by the order.
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