law enforcement

CDCROP: New Delhi, India
India's Enforcement Directorate Freezes $2.5M More Crypto in Gaming App E-Nuggets Case
The total value of frozen or seized assets in the case is about $8.4 million.
CDCROP: New Delhi, India

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Interpol Starts Its Own Police Metaverse
The international organization of law enforcement has been in the crypto news for its part in trying to track down Do Kwon, co-founder of the Terra network.
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CDCROP: Matthew Price, Binance's head of intelligence and investigations of the Americas (Binance)
Binance to Train Law Enforcement on How to Stop Crypto Crime
Matthew Price, an executive at the crypto exchange, told CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover" that his firm will work with authorities from around the world.
CDCROP: Matthew Price, Binance's head of intelligence and investigations of the Americas (Binance)

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Argentina’s Tax Authority Conducts First-Ever Raids on Secret Crypto Miners
According to the agency, three crypto farms with irregularities were uncovered last week in the South American country.
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(Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)
Designer Drug Markets Get Boost From Crypto
Novel psychoactive chemicals with names like 2C-B, AMT and 5-MeO-DMT are freely available at online marketplaces and digital currencies help facilitate the global trade.
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US Agencies Seized Around $30M of Crypto Related to NetWalker Ransomware Last Year
The January 2021 seizure is the largest related to ransomware, according to blockchain research firm Chainalysis.
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Sweden's Government Forced to Return $1.5M in Bitcoin to Drug Dealer: Report
That's the difference in value since the time of the dealer's prosecution while he was in jail.
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Detective board with evidence
Russia's Financial Monitoring Agency Wants to Identify and Profile Crypto Users
Rosfinmonitoring will pay $200,000 for a tool to identify crypto users and see if they are involved in criminal activities.
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US Marshals
US Marshals Service Chooses Anchorage Digital for Custody of Seized Digital Assets
Anchorage Digital said it will also provide “such activities as accounting, customer management, audit compliance and managing blockchain forks.”
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darji
Major Law Enforcement Operation Busts 300 Crime Rings, Recovers Millions in Crypto
The operation used intelligence gathered from an encrypted service developed by the FBI and Australian police.
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