Investigation

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Crypto Backers B. Riley and Nomura Entangled in SEC Probe: Bloomberg
A statement from B. Riley said it was unaware of any such investigation from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Indian Police Arrest 8 More in $300M Crypto Scam: Report
Four cops were among those arrested, while the operation's alleged kingpin, Subhash Sharma, remains at large, according to local media reports.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Celsius Network’s Alex Mashinsky Is Arrested as SEC, CFTC, FTC Sue Bankrupt Crypto Lender
The U.S. Department of Justice has accused the former CEO of Celsius of orchestrating a ‘years-long scheme’ to mislead customers.
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Kraken Co-Founder Jesse Powell Under Federal Investigation on Claims of Hacking, Cyberstalking Non-Profit
FBI agents searched Powell's Los Angeles home as it probes whether he interfered with computer accounts of Verge Center for the Arts. A lawyer for Powell said he's done "nothi...
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U.S. Justice Department Investigating Binance for Russia-Related Sanctions Violations: Bloomberg
CoinDesk has reached out to Binance and the Justice Department for comment.
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U.S. DOJ Was Investigating Signature Bank's Work With Crypto Clients: Bloomberg
Prosecutors were looking at the crypto-friendly bank before regulators seized it, people familiar told Bloomberg.
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Stablecoin Issuer Paxos Is Being Investigated by New York Regulator
The scope of the crypto-related investigation is not yet clear.
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Crypto Exchange Kraken Facing SEC Probe, Settlement Could Come Soon: Bloomberg
The U.S. regulator is in the late stages of an investigation into the company's possible sale of unregistered securities, according to the report.
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Silvergate Stock Tanks on Report of DOJ Probe Tied to FTX, Alameda Dealings
Shares of the crypto bank were falling almost 30% following the publication of a Bloomberg article Thursday.
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UK Man Sentenced to 4-1/2 Years in Jail for Stealing $2.5M in Crypto
Wybbo Wirsma, a Dutch native who lived in the U.K., was under investigation for five years before pleading guilty in an Oxford court on Thursday.
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