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CDCROP: Former FBI detective Chris Tarbell who shut down Silk Road and hacktivist group LulzSec (Naxo Labs)
DeFi Exchange Mango's $114M Exploit Was 'Market Manipulation,' Not a Hack, Ex-FBI Special Agent Says
Chris Tarbell, co-founder of crypto investigative firm Naxo, discusses why the theft was more about manipulating the platform's native token than hacking the system.
CDCROP: Former FBI detective Chris Tarbell who shut down Silk Road and hacktivist group LulzSec (Naxo Labs)

Binance.US
Crypto Exchange Binance.US Hires Ex-FBI Agent as First Head of Investigations
BJ Kang led the probes of a number of high-profile Wall Street insider-trading cases.
Binance.US

fbi
FBI Asks DeFi Platforms to Increase Security Measures, Warns Crypto Investors Against Vulnerabilities
The warning comes after a slew of DeFi hacks this year, which has led to investors losing billions of dollars worth of crypto.
fbi

Department of Justice
US Justice Department Seizes $500K in Ransom Payments and Crypto From North Korean Hackers
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the FBI has identified a new type of ransomware used by the state-sponsored hackers.
Department of Justice

CDCROP: Dr. Ruja Ignatova
FBI Adds OneCoin Founder Ruja Ignatova to Its Most Wanted List
Ignatova is accused of defrauding investors out of more than $4 billion via a crypto Ponzi scheme.
CDCROP: Dr. Ruja Ignatova

LinkedIn
FBI Says LinkedIn Is Being Used for Crypto Scams: Report
Most of the scammers have been traced to Southeast Asia. One group of victims said they lost hundreds of thousands of dollars each.
LinkedIn

CoinDesk - Unknown
US Agencies Warn of Attempts by North Koreans to Get IT Jobs While Concealing Nationality
In many cases, these workers say they are U.S.-based and not North Korean teleworkers, and they often take on virtual currency projects.
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EmeniFX
N.Y. Man Arrested, Charged With Fraud for Alleged Role in $59M Crypto Pyramid Scheme
The FBI says Eddy Alexandre promised investors he could double their money with a “robo-adviser” – and then spent their money on luxury cars and business expenses.
EmeniFX

Statue of Themis holding the balance scales (Oleksandr Berezko / EyeEm)
New York Man Arrested for Alleged $1.8M Crypto Mining Scam
Authorities say 37-year-old Chet Stojanovich promised to take a customer on 31-hour road trip to see the non-existent mining equipment in Canada – and then abandoned him at the Buffalo airport.
Statue of Themis holding the balance scales (Oleksandr Berezko / EyeEm)

North Korean military parade (Shutterstock)
US Government Warns of North Korean Crypto Attacks After Tying Nation to $625M Hack
The government said it had observed North Korean cyber actors targeting a wide range of crypto and blockchain companies, including exchanges, DeFi protocols and play-to-earn games.
North Korean military parade (Shutterstock)