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Netherlands Arrests Suspected Developer of Sanctioned Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash
The country's Fiscal Information and Investigation Service hasn't ruled out making more arrests.
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Crypto Trading Platform Hotbit Suspends Service Amid Criminal Investigation Into Former Employee
The person worked for the platform until April, and was involved in an external project suspected of violating criminal laws.
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Crypto Payments Implicated in Alleged Bolton Assassination Plot, US DOJ Says
A member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard planned retribution against the former National Security Advisor, according to court documents.
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Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine: Report
The country is still grappling with the illegal crypto mining industry.
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Binance Failed to Deliver on Money-Laundering Prevention Promises: Report
A Reuters report says the cryptocurrency exchange has been lax in cracking down on the financial crime.
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CFTC Charges South African Bitcoin Club Mirror Trading International With $1.7B Fraud
MTI’s self-described CEO was recently detained in Brazil on an Interpol warrant, the regulator said.
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US Justice Department Urges More Coordination to Combat Crypto Crime
A new report from the Justice Department responds to this year’s executive order from President Joe Biden, marking some of the first recommendations produced by the order.
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Crypto Can Overcome Its Reputation as a Weak Link in Financial Crime. Here's How
Among its efforts, the crypto industry must establish a compliance-focused culture.
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What Happens if You’re Sexually Assaulted in the Metaverse?
This new technological medium may not need a new set of laws, but existing rules may need to be updated.
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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Sentenced to 2 Years Probation
Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in February, and faced a sentence of up to 12 months in prison.
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