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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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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 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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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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US Seeks Information About $1.4M EtherDelta Hack in 2017
The request from the Office of the United States Attorney follows the 2019 indictment of Anthony Tyler Nashatka.
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NYPD's Crypto Sleuthing Is Powered by Chainalysis, Documents Show
The largest police force in the U.S. has beefed up rules governing who can trace crypto transactions. It’s been using Chainalysis software since 2019.
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Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research
Blockchain analytics company Coinfirm said authorities are "ignoring" criminals' stockpiles of cryptocurrencies that forked from bitcoin.
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US Seizes $24M in Crypto as Part of Brazilian Probe Into $200M Fraud Scheme
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday the seizure of $24 million in cryptocurrency after a request from Brazilian police.
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The DOJ Wants to Hire a Crypto Crime Attorney Adviser
The Department of Justice wants to hire an attorney adviser to specialize in cryptocurrency, dark web and hacking criminal cases.
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