FBI Used Bitcoin Trail to Catch Russian Rapper Accused of Money Laundering
Rapper Maksim Boiko had claimed bundles of money he posed with in photos came from rental revenue and investments in bitcoin.
The chemicals, though never delivered, would have been potent enough to kill 300 people, prosecutors say.
OneCoin, an infamous crypto fraud, makes an uncredited cameo in a leaked FBI intelligence bulletin on the money-laundering risks of investment funds.
The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to seize bitcoin from 155 addresses it alleges were used by Al Qaeda to fund terrorism.
The US government urged countermeasures to stymie North Korea's billion-dollar cybercrime campaigns.
The FBI is warning that fraudsters are about to unleash a surge of coronavirus cryptocurrency scams.