Money Laundering

The U.S. Department of Justice grabbed another of the men it alleges moved billions in criminal money at BTC-e.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Man Behind Defunct BTC-e Exchange Once Popular with Criminals Faces U.S. Charges
Aliaksandr Klimenka is accused of processing billions in transactions for drug peddlers and cybercriminals throughout much of the 2010s.
The U.S. Department of Justice grabbed another of the men it alleges moved billions in criminal money at BTC-e.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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UK Police Seize Nearly $1.8B of Bitcoin From Investment Fraud in China: FT
A London court heard of the seizure Tuesday as part of the trial of Jian Wen, who is accused of laundering bitcoin on behalf of her former employer, Yadi Zhang, FT reported.
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Crypto for Advisors: Bitcoin Myth Busting
Despite growth and resilience, several myths continue to plague the digital asset ecosystem.
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Alleged Crypto Investment Scam Worth $80M Sees Four People Charged With Money Laundering in U.S.
The four allegedly obtained the money through so-called pig-butchering and other fraudulent schemes.
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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao leaves the U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)
Binance Settlements Could End Death-Spiral Fears – And Might Be Good News
While Binance’s deal with the U.S. Department of Justice over anti-money-laundering violations has consequences for Changpeng "CZ" Zhao personally, it could lead to a fresh st...
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao leaves the U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

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Turkey in 'Final Stage' of Bringing Crypto Legislation as Last Step to Get Off FATF's Gray List: Minister
Turkey has been on the "gray list" of the Paris-based global money laundering and terror financing watchdog since 2021.
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Israeli forces bombard Gaza City, Gaza, in response to attacks from Hamas, whose cryptocurrency backing may lend energy to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's effort to combat crypto money laundering. (Ahmad Hasaballah/Getty Images)
Hamas' Crypto Ties May Lend Energy to Sen. Warren's Money Laundering Bill
The prominent Massachusetts senator has argued the Hamas connection shows it's time to "crack down on crypto-financed crimes."
Israeli forces bombard Gaza City, Gaza, in response to attacks from Hamas, whose cryptocurrency backing may lend energy to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's effort to combat crypto money laundering. (Ahmad Hasaballah/Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)
Senator Warren’s Crypto Money Laundering Bill Builds Momentum as More Sign On
Among nine new supporters of the legislative effort to ward off illicit uses of crypto are Democratic chairs of the Homeland Security and Judiciary committees.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)

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UK ‘Travel Rule’ Won’t Completely Nix Transfers to Noncompliant Places, FCA Says
Companies such as PayPal are already halting their crypto payments services in the U.K. as a result of tighter regulations.
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