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Brazilian Federal Police Raids 6 Crypto Exchanges in Money Laundering Investigation
The names of the companies involved were not disclosed.
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German Authorities Shut Down Russian Darknet Market, Seize $25M in Bitcoin
The Hydra Market's bitcoin privacy mixer complicated the investigation, police said.
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Chinese Police Arrest 8 People Related to $7.8M Rug Pull
Police in Anhui province froze RMB 6 million in assets related to a rug pull with hundreds of victims.
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South African Police Investigate Missing Brothers’ Crypto Platform, Africrypt
South African police are investigating in four provinces and cities including Johannesburg and Durban.
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UK Police Seize $250M Worth of Crypto
The haul comes only weeks after a then-record $158 million of crypto was confiscated by Greater London's police force.
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Huobi Denies Rumors a Senior Executive Was Arrested
Huobi said Monday the rumors alleging one of its senior executives had been arrested were false.
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Wave of Bitcoin-Seeking Bomb Threats Sparks Probe by Austrian Police
Police say "numerous" Austrian companies got $20,000 bitcoin ultimatums in the mass extortion campaign.
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Chinese Police Freezing OTC Traders' Bank Accounts Over 'Tainted' Crypto Transactions
Thousands of cryptocurrency over-the-counter merchants and their clients may have been affected as police in China freeze bank accounts over tainted crypto and fiat assets.
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Criminal Case Against Failed WEX Crypto Exchange Points at Russian Law Enforcement
The administrator of failed crypto exchange WEX has reportedly told Russian police that he was forced to hand over users' holdings to the FSB.
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US Government Issues Advice Over Bitcoin Bomb Threat Emails
The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and suggested steps to take.
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