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21Mar/19

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged BTC-e exchange operator Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of laundering billions of dollars, is officially seeking extradition to Russia. According to a report from local news source e-Kathimerini on Thursday, Vinnik,Read More…

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20Mar/19

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

When it comes to cryptocurrency transactions, questions about alleged money-laundering quickly get thorny. A Wall Street Journal investigation from last September, titled “How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency,”Read More…

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08Mar/19

A Multibillion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Based on ‘Lies’: US Arrests Alleged OneCoin Leader

U.S. prosecutors in New York have arrested a “top leader” of the OneCoin project, saying it stole “billions” from investors through an alleged pyramid scheme. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern DistrictRead More…

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08Mar/19

North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

North Korea has been carrying out major cryptocurrency hacks to bypass economic sanctions, according to a United Nations (U.N.) Security Council expert panel report. Nikkei Asian Review, which has obtained the report, reportedRead More…

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