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US Extradites Alleged Crypto Money Launderer From Netherlands
Denis Mihaqlovic Dubnikov is scheduled to face a five-day jury trial beginning on Oct. 4
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US Rep. Josh Gottheimer Proposes $3M Boost to Treasury’s Crypto Crime-Fighting Unit
The amendment would increase funding to the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence for blockchain analysis tools, training and investigative support.
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US Justice Department Seizes $500K in Ransom Payments and Crypto From North Korean Hackers
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the FBI has identified a new type of ransomware used by the state-sponsored hackers.
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Chainalysis Launches 24/7 Hotline for Crypto Crime Victims
Ransomware actors raked in all-time high of $731 million in crypto payments in 2021, and 2022 is on track to be another record year for crypto-enabled cyber crime.
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Ransomware Gang Extorted 725 BTC in One Attack, On-Chain Sleuths Find
The infamous Conti ring’s internal messages, leaked in February, served as a jumping-off point for a new transaction analysis by Crystal Blockchain.
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The Ramps Killing Bitcoin's Dissident Thesis
Why does crypto work for Russian ransomware, but it wasn't useful for the Ottawa truckers?
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Canadian Police Seize $28M in Bitcoin, Extradite Alleged Affiliate of Ransomware Gang
Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins is accused of carrying out dozens of ransomware attacks in 2020 – many of which were specifically targeted at the health care sector during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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US Agencies Seized Around $30M of Crypto Related to NetWalker Ransomware Last Year
The January 2021 seizure is the largest related to ransomware, according to blockchain research firm Chainalysis.
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Russia-Affiliated Addresses Received 74% of Ransomware Revenue Last Year: Chainalysis
Moscow City firms received as much as 48% of their crypto from illicit addresses.
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Ransomware Payments Are Getting Bigger as Hackers Shift Focus to Larger Targets: Chainalysis
New research from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis shows that ransomware gangs are getting more sophisticated.
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