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CDCROP: AI Artwork Whirlpool of Money Cash (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Wallet of the Failed BTC-e Exchange Wakes Up
Someone transferred 10,000 BTC from a previously sleeping wallet identified as holding the treasury of the failed BTC-e exchange.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Whirlpool of Money Cash (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: UK Parliament Building and Big Ben, London, England (Ugur Akdemir/Unsplash)
UK Lawmakers Vote to Widen Authorities’ Powers in Seizing Crypto-Related Property
The amendment builds upon a bill in Parliament that allows the government to seize cryptocurrencies tied to crime.
CDCROP: UK Parliament Building and Big Ben, London, England (Ugur Akdemir/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Department of Justice (Shutterstock)
Two Estonian Citizens Charged With Running a Series of Crypto Scams Totaling $575M
According to the Department of Justice, the two men used shell companies to launder the proceeds of their fraudulent schemes and buy luxury cars and real estate in Estonia.
CDCROP: Department of Justice (Shutterstock)

Ankara, Turkey. (Ekrem Osmanoglu/Unsplash)
Founder of Crypto Exchange Thodex to Be Extradited to Turkey From Albania: Report
Faruk Fatih Özer disappeared in 2021, taking funds from 400,000 users.
Ankara, Turkey. (Ekrem Osmanoglu/Unsplash)

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“Espías” chinos usaron Wasabi para intentar esconder sobornos realizados con bitcoins, según Elliptic
Un estudio llevado a cabo por la empresa de análisis de criptomonedas mostró que todos los sobornos con bitcoins se originaron en el mezclador de monedas.
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CDCROP: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  - against - GUOCHUN HE, also known as “Dong He” or  “Jacky He,” and ZHENG WANG, also known as “Zen Wang,”  (justice.gov)
Chinese 'Spies' Used Wasabi Wallet to Try to Conceal Bitcoin Bribes, Elliptic Says
Analysis by the crypto analytics firm showed that all the bitcoin bribes originated from the coin mixing wallet.
CDCROP: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  - against - GUOCHUN HE, also known as “Dong He” or  “Jacky He,” and ZHENG WANG, also known as “Zen Wang,”  (justice.gov)

CDCROP: BILLIONS David Costabile, Damian Lewis and Maggie Siff (Jeff Neumann/Showtime)
Ugly Bargains Between Banks and Regulators Are Rearing Their Head Again
The "know your customer" and anti-money laundering system imposes constraints on financial access and inhibits liberty and privacy, even though the original security intent was reasonable.
CDCROP: BILLIONS David Costabile, Damian Lewis and Maggie Siff (Jeff Neumann/Showtime)

CDCROP: The house of Parliament and Big Ben as seen from southbank in London (Getty Images)
UK Wants to Make It Easier to Seize Crypto in Terrorism Cases
The government wants to mirror planned changes to the Economic Crime and Transparency bill to enable authorities to swiftly seize crypto assets linked to terrorist activities.
CDCROP: The house of Parliament and Big Ben as seen from southbank in London (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Phishing attack hack hook keyboard (Shutterstock)
October Becomes Worst Month for Crypto Hacks With Two Weeks to Go
Over $718 million has been stolen from DeFi protocols across eleven different hacks this month so far, per research firm Chainalysis.
CDCROP: Phishing attack hack hook keyboard (Shutterstock)