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US Sanctions 3 Individuals, Dozens of Bitcoin, Ether and Bitcoin Cash Addresses on Opioid Allegations
Sanctioned individuals allegedly sold drugs to U.S. markets through online markets.
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India Seeing Spike in Drug Smuggling Using Crypto, Home Minister Says
Amit Shah made the remarks as authorities are reportedly looking at three Indian crypto exchanges for allegedly facilitating transactions of illegal drugs.
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Designer Drug Markets Get Boost From Crypto
Novel psychoactive chemicals with names like 2C-B, AMT and 5-MeO-DMT are freely available at online marketplaces and digital currencies help facilitate the global trade.
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Decentralizing Big Purpose Ideas: Drug Discovery and Health
How DAOs and Blockchain Technology Can Affect Medical Treatments.
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Crypto, Cannabis and SAFE Banking
Better banking regulation must pass, but why wait for banks to protect cannabis when crypto offers solutions today? This post is part of Payments Week.
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German Authorities Shut Down Russian Darknet Market, Seize $25M in Bitcoin
The Hydra Market's bitcoin privacy mixer complicated the investigation, police said.
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US Charges 6 With Laundering Mexican Drug Cartel Cash Using Crypto and Casinos
The U.S. Department of Justice charged the six individuals with alleged involvement in laundering funds from Mexican drug cartels after an investigation spanning years.
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Dark-Web Vendor and Pharmacist Charged With Trafficking Drugs Worth $270M in Bitcoin
The two men allegedly shipped opioids into the U.S. and sold them on the dark web for millions in bitcoin.
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Spanish Police Accuse Illegal Drug Vendor of Laundering $3.3M Haul in Crypto
The National Police of Spain said vendors’ “purchase of virtual currency stands out.” Police arrested 33 suspects across two parallel raids.
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Drug Dealer Just Sentenced to 25 Years Hoped to Build a Better Bitcoin Miner
Paul Calder LeRoux, an admitted drug dealer with a background in encryption, planned to build a bitcoin miner had he beaten the rap.
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