A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at anti-money laundering regulation’s increasing focus on cryptocurrencies, and at the opportunity this presents.
U.S. regulator FinCEN has for the first time penalized a cryptocurrency trader for breaking anti-money laundering rules.
Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.
Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.
Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry.
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.
Reports of suspicious cryptocurrency transactions in Japan soared last year, but were a tiny fraction of the overall total.
Four major cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have partnered on an initiative to combat potential money laundering and protect users.
Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.