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Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives arrest in Nigeria earlier this year. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
The U.S. Response to Binance Exec Tigran Gambaryan's Detention Is Shameful
A mid-tier employee of the crypto exchange and U.S. citizen is being wrongfully detained in Nigeria, former DOJ national security expert Andrew C. Adams argues.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives arrest in Nigeria earlier this year. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

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What the DOJ’s First MEV Lawsuit Means for Ethereum
In a highly technical overview of an exploit that has since been patched, government prosecutors find that exploiting code is a crime. CoinDesk reached out to several experts...
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The DOJ announced the first charges tied to MEV. (Shutterstock)
Brothers Accused of $25M Ethereum Exploit as U.S. Reveals Fraud Charges
The alleged 12-second attack related to the controversial practice known as MEV, or maximal extractable value.
The DOJ announced the first charges tied to MEV. (Shutterstock)

Arrest (Sasun Bughdaryan / Unsplash)
Rabotnik, Affiliate of Ransomware Group REvil, Sentenced to 13 Years in Jail
Rabotnik, 24, has also been ordered to pay over $16 million in restitution.
Arrest (Sasun Bughdaryan / Unsplash)

CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao Apologizes Ahead of Sentencing, 161 Others Send Letters of Support
Zhao is scheduled to be sentenced on April 30 after he and Binance settled charges with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in November 2023.
CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)

SDNY Courthouse 40 Centre Street
Tornado Cash Dev Roman Storm Moves to Dismiss Indictment Over Crypto-Laundering Allegations
Storm was arrested last year over his work with the mixer.
SDNY Courthouse 40 Centre Street

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Crypto Exchange KuCoin Violated Anti-Money Laundering Laws, U.S. Charges
The exchange was charged under the Bank Secrecy Act.
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Civil Forfeiture Action to Return $2.3M in Crypto Tied to 37 Scam Victims
The $2.3 million includes $400,000 tied to a pig butchering scam that targeted a Massachusetts resident.
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Federal officials announced the various actions against Binance last November. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Judge Signs Off on Binance's $4.3B Plea Deal With U.S. Prosecutors
Binance pleaded guilty to violating sanctions and anti-money laundering laws last year.
Federal officials announced the various actions against Binance last November. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

LockBit's site has been taken over by federal authorities. (UK National Crime Agency)
U.S. Bans Crypto Addresses Tied to LockBit Ransomware Group From Financial System
LockBit hit more than 2,000 different victims, who forked out north of $120 million in payments, according to a DOJ press release.
LockBit's site has been taken over by federal authorities. (UK National Crime Agency)