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US Says Venezuelan President Maduro Hid Massive Drug Ring Proceeds in Crypto
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.
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US Citizen Accepting Bitcoin for Narcotics Indicted by DOJ
Joanna De Alba "dispensed heroin and methamphetamine from the shadowy corners of the internet," said U.S. Attorney Richard P. Donoghue.
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Ex-DOJ, Capital One Exec to Lead Compliance at Crypto Payments Startup C Labs
C Labs, the company working on Celo, is bringing on former DOJ official Jai Ramaswamy to head compliance.
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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.
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DOJ, SEC Argue Vague Laws No Excuse for ICO Fraud
The U.S. government has pushed back against an effort to dismiss the charges in an ongoing initial coin offering (ICO) fraud lawsuit.
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Philippines Investigates Crypto Firm over Use of Politician's Name
The Philippines' Department of Justice has ordered an investigation over the alleged misrepresentation of the senate president by a crypto firm.
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Now Hiring: US DOJ Seeks Digital Currency Legal Experts
The Department of Justice is looking to hire attorneys to assist it with developing digital currency regulations.
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