Money Laundering

Justice
DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding
Prosecutors have accused a New York woman of using credit cards to purchase bitcoin and then launder those funds to send money to ISIS.
Justice

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ICE Agent: Cryptocurrencies Increasingly Used in Money Laundering
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent mentions mixing services at exchanges and anonymity-enhancing currencies in Senate testimony.
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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Faces Extradition Hearing Next Month
An alleged money laundered tied to the BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.
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Ex-IMF Economist Kenneth Rogoff Joins 'Bitcoin Will Collapse' Chorus
A former IMF economist has joined the chorus of critical voices on bitcoin of late, going so far as to predict that its price will collapse.
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Russia
Russia Blasts Decision to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Money Launderer
Russia isn't happy that an alleged bitcoin money launderer is being extradited to the US following a court decision in Greece.
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FICO Patent Filing Hints at Plans for Bitcoin Exchange Monitoring
The company behind the FICO credit score system is looking at how to collect information from bitcoin exchanges, new public documents show.
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Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Promises 'Daily' Updates During Relaunch Attempt
BTC-e says it will publish more frequent updates about its recovery plans after August 31, according to a newly released statement.
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Australia Takes Aim at Cryptocurrencies With New Money Laundering Bill
Australia is moving to introduce a new bill that would extend the country's anti-money laundering laws to cover domestic cryptocurrency exchanges.
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Troubled BTC-e Exchange Claims Control of Databases and Bitcoin Wallets
An online forum account tied to the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has issued a new statement, claiming to be in control of databases and user wallets.
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$4 Billion: Russian Man Arrested for Alleged Bitcoin Money Laundering Scheme
Authorities have reportedly arrested a man believed to be behind a money laundering scheme orchestrated through bitcoin.
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