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Deputy AG Lisa Monaco (Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
FBI Launches New Crypto Crimes Unit
The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team will investigate ransomware and other crimes with tools including blockchain analysis.
Deputy AG Lisa Monaco (Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

OpenSea Accounts of Couple Allegedly Tied to $4.5B Bitfinex Hack Have Disappeared
OpenSea Accounts of Couple Allegedly Tied to $4.5B Bitfinex Hack Have Disappeared
Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein’s OpenSea accounts have disappeared, according to BuzzFeed News. The couple was arrested by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Tuesday on all...
OpenSea Accounts of Couple Allegedly Tied to $4.5B Bitfinex Hack Have Disappeared

Crypto Tumblers, Exchanges in DOJ's Focus as It Launches New Task Force
Crypto Tumblers, Exchanges in DOJ’s Focus as It Launches New Task Force
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has introduced a new task force to address potential illicit activities on crypto exchanges and other services that can serve as avenues for mo...
Crypto Tumblers, Exchanges in DOJ's Focus as It Launches New Task Force

US Department of Justice to Hire Director for Its Crypto Enforcement Unit
US Department of Justice to Hire Director for Its Crypto Enforcement Unit
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is looking for someone to head its newly announced National Cryptocurrency Enforcement team. The director will lead a team of prosecutors...
US Department of Justice to Hire Director for Its Crypto Enforcement Unit

tether
USDT Maintains Dollar Peg as Traders Shrug Off DOJ Tether Probe Report
Unlike past scares, Monday’s report of a Department of Justice investigation hasn’t shaken traders’ faith in the stablecoin.
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Swedish National Sentenced to 15 Years in Crypto Fraud Case
Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson will also have to forfeit a Thai resort and over $16 million in restitution to his victims.
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John McAfee
John McAfee's Security Guard Pleads Not Guilty to Crypto Fraud Charges
Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. was indicted with his controversial tech entrepreneur boss earlier this month.
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BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo surrendered to authorities Monday.
BitMEX Founder Ben Delo Surrenders to US Authorities
Delo was released on a $20 million bond.
BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo surrendered to authorities Monday.

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Crypto Hedge Fund Founder Pleads Guilty to $90M Fraud
Virgil Capital founder Stefan Qin lied to investors and siphoned off millions to fund a lavish lifestyle.
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San Francisco
US Man Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $20M of ICO Investors' Funds
Jerry Guo represented himself to clients as an ICO consultant, then embezzled funds now worth over $20 million.
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