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FBI Director: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Significant Issue’ for Law Enforcement

| William Foxley

Christoper Wray said crypto is becoming a "bigger and bigger" issue for the agency in a Senate hearing with Mitt Romney.

SEC, CFTC Charge XBT Corp. With Selling Unregistered Swaps for Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De and Danny Nelson

The SEC and CFTC have settled charges with XBT Corp. after alleging the company sold unregistered security-based swaps for bitcoin.

CipherTrace Scout App Takes Crypto Investigations Mobile

| Danny Nelson

Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has developed a mobile tool for flagging bitcoin and ethereum tokens with a criminal past.

FBI Suspects Insider Trading in Long Island Iced Tea Blockchain Pivot

| Daniel Palmer

The FBI is seeking evidence of insider trading relating to the 2017 blockchain pivot of Long Island Iced Tea, a warrant indicates.

The FBI Is Looking for QuadrigaCX Victims

| Nikhilesh De

The FBI published a questionnaire for potential victims of QuadrigaCX on Monday.

FBI Seeking Potential Victims of BitConnect to Assist Investigation

| Yogita Khatri

The FBI is reaching out to those who invested in the now-worthless BCC token offered by the defunct crypto exchange BitConnect.

FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO Over $4 Million Crypto Fraud

| Yogita Khatri

The FBI has arrested the CEO of cryptocurrency platform AriseBank after he was indicted over an alleged multi-million dollar scam.

1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures firm 1Broker, which had its website seized after being charged with violating a number of U.S. federal laws, will reopen withdrawals.

Bitcoin Futures Firm 1Broker Moves to Renew Trader Access After US Charges

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures trader 1Broker hopes to launch a read-only version of its website in the next few days after being sued by the SEC and CFTC.

FBI Agent Estimates 130 Crypto Investigations Underway

| Nikhilesh De

The FBI is currently running 130 different cryptocurrency-related investigations, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.