Tag Archives: Money Laundering

02Oct/19

BitShares DEX Gateway CryptoBridge Implements Mandatory KYC for Users

BitShares Decentralized Exchange (DEX) gateway CryptoBridge announced on Oct. 1 that it has implemented mandatory user Know Your Client (KYC) verification. European regulation is responsible Per the announcement, the reason for theRead More…

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30Sep/19

Attorneys Seek Bank of Ireland Execs’ Testimony Against OneCoin Scammer

Executives at the Bank of Ireland (BOI) could join a trial in the case against Mark Scott, who allegedly helped launder nearly $400 million via cryptocurrency scam scheme OneCoin. Four BOI witnessesRead More…

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20Aug/19

Judge Rejects Multimillion Dollar Asset Plea in Crypto Fraud Case

A Supreme Court judge in British Columbia (BC), Canada, has denied a motion to set aside an asset freeze, which was requested by the defendants in a multimillion dollar cryptocurrency fraud case.Read More…

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18Jul/19

Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit Nouriel Roubini has recently declared that there is “overwhelming evidence of rampant fraud and abuse” in the crypto space.  Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business,Read More…

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24Apr/19

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments has resulted in New York State’s first conviction for cryptocurrency money laundering. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday thatRead More…

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19Apr/19

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has for the first time penalized what it dubs a “peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchanger” for breaking anti-money laundering (AML) rules. The U.S. regulator announced Thursday that California residentRead More…

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18Apr/19

G20 Prepares to Regulate Crypto Assets – a Look at Current Policies

Following their joint declaration committing to regulate crypto assets, the G20 countries are now preparing to set crypto policies at the upcoming summit. Several international organizations have contributed resources and are activelyRead More…

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07Apr/19

G20 to Establish Crypto AML and Counter-Terrorism Financing Regulations in June: Report

G20 member countries will meet to discuss international cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulation on June 8 and 9 in Fukuoka, Japan. The news was revealed in a report from local news outletRead More…

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