Drug Dealers Who Used Crypto Sentenced to Prison
Five drug dealers who used cryptocurrencies to launder their funds were sentenced to varying jail terms on Monday.
The National Police of Spain said vendors’ “purchase of virtual currency stands out.” Police arrested 33 suspects across two parallel raids.
Paul Calder LeRoux, an admitted drug dealer with a background in encryption, planned to build a bitcoin miner had he beaten the rap.
The two men allegedly shipped opioids into the U.S. and sold them on the dark web for millions in bitcoin.
Bayer China is tapping VeChain to help it track clinical trial drugs along the blockchain.
Here’s one token sale that’s almost certainly illegal, and not just under securities laws.