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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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FBI Launches New Crypto Crimes Unit
The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team will investigate ransomware and other crimes with tools including blockchain analysis.
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‘Tis the Season of Ransomware Indictments, Feat. Chainalysis’ Gurvais Grigg
The U.S. must keep up with crypto technology to maintain global economic influence.
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Canadian Police Arrest Teen for Allegedly Stealing $36M in Crypto
It is the biggest cryptocurrency theft ever reported in Canada, police said.
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