Drugs

police
Three UK Men Busted Over Bitcoin-Based Drug Ring
The trio sold their products on the dark web and shipped as far as Australia.
police

bitcoin and handcuffs
Dark Web Drug Dealer to Hand Over Bitcoin Millions After Plea Deal
A dark web drug dealer must forfeit $4 million in funds including bitcoin after pleading guilty in New York.
bitcoin and handcuffs

New York
New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering
A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.
New York

Indian drugs
Indian Government Think Tank Trials Blockchain to Combat Fake Meds
An Indian government think tank is working on a blockchain solution aimed to combat the country's roaring counterfeit drugs trade.
Indian drugs

drugs, opiods
Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis
A crypto exchange startup is seeking to blacklist wallets associated with illicit drug use in an attempt to use the blockchain to save lives.
drugs, opiods

immigration and customs enforcement
ICE Exploiting Blockchain to Expose Crypto Use in Drug Trafficking
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is working to expose transactions made by drug traffickers using cryptocurrencies to hide their trails.
immigration and customs enforcement

Lee Nak-yeon, Prime Minister of South Korea
Crypto Corrupts the Youth? South Korea Prime Minister Says So
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon reportedly frets about kids selling drugs and pyramid schemes while regulators draft rules for South Korea's exchanges.
Lee Nak-yeon, Prime Minister of South Korea

Drugs and euros
Bitcoin Confiscated in €1 Million Finnish Drug Bust
Customs agents in Finland revealed today that they seized bitcoin and other items worth about €1m earlier this year.
Drugs and euros

ATM
From Seeds to Weed, Bitcoin Finds Home Where Commerce Goes Gray
Across the US, bitcoin ATMs are finding use among those who operate in the gray areas of commerce
ATM

Bitcoin and drugs
Bitcoin Remains Most Popular Digital Currency on Dark Web
Department of War Studies professors have published results of their deep dive into the Tor network.
Bitcoin and drugs