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U.S. authorities caught prisoners chatting about how they'd take their crypto stake offshore, suggesting the Bahamas as one idea. (A. Duarte/Flickr)
Prisoners’ Dreams to Stash $54M in Crypto in Exotic Locales Dashed as Feds Grab It for Treasury
While convicted traffickers sought the best off-shore destination for crypto riches, U.S. authorities say they listened in and pounced on the ill-gotten gains from darknet dru...
U.S. authorities caught prisoners chatting about how they'd take their crypto stake offshore, suggesting the Bahamas as one idea. (A. Duarte/Flickr)

Virgil Griffith at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk archives)
Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charge in North Korea Sanctions Case
Griffith was charged with violating sanctions law by giving a cryptocurrency and blockchain presentation at a North Korean conference in 2019.
Virgil Griffith at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk archives)

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Alleged 'Dark Overlord' Hacker Gang Member Extradited to US
A British national has been extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in “The Dark Overlord” hacking group that stole data from several Missouri companies and deman...
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2 Russian Nationals Charged With Mining Crypto on State Computers
Two Russian nationals are being prosecuted for allegedly crypto mining on Russian government-owned computer systems, state news agency TASS reported Monday.
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Chinese City Warns Investors: Crypto Isn't Blockchain
One Chinese city has a stern warning for investors: make sure you are not investing in crypto masquerading as blockchain.
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