Browsing the "Police" Tag

Japan to Hold First Ever Trial Over Crypto Hacking Losses

| Yogita Khatri

An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country's first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft.

$430K in Confiscated Crypto to Be Sold Off by Irish Auction House

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies seized by Belgian law enforcement from online drug dealers are set to be sold off by an Ireland-based auction house.

Suspect Behind $11 Million Crypto Theft Arrested in Europol-Led Operation

| Yogita Khatri

An investigation by Europol and other police agencies has led to the arrest of a British suspect allegedly behind a spate of crypto thefts.

New Zealand Police Keeping ‘Open Mind’ on Cryptopia Hack

| Yogita Khatri

New Zealand Police says the investigation into the hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it's keeping an "open mind" on all possibilities.

US Government Issues Advice Over Bitcoin Bomb Threat Emails

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and suggested steps to take.

Police Arrest 8 Over Alleged $68 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme in Japan

| Yogita Khatri

Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that amassed about $68.70 million.

23-Year-Old Australian Woman Arrested Over Theft of 100,000 XRP

| Yogita Khatri

A 23-year-old woman from Sydney, Australia, has been arrested over the alleged theft of XRP worth over $300,000 at the time.

Police Filings Mount as Investors Demand Funds from WEX Exchange

| Anna Baydakova

Users of the WEX exchange have begun filing police reports after more than three months of being unable to withdraw major cryptocurrencies or fiat.

Japanese Police to Fund Crypto Criminal Tracking Tool

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's top police agency is to fund development of new software aimed to help track individuals behind illicit crypto transactions.

Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over Noise Level

| Christine Kim

A bomb threat was sent on Saturday to Kryptovault, a Norwegian cryptocurrency mining company, for disturbing the peace.