Crimes

Ukraine to Block Crypto Wallets for Illicit Funds, Finance Minister Says

Ukrainian authorities will be able to “block crypto wallets” in order to seize illegally obtained assets, a notice on the count...

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now the United Kingdom’s sole Anti-Money Laundering (AML) authority for the cryp...

Canadian Teen Charged for $50 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

An eighteen-year-old from Montreal is facing four criminal charges connected to a $50 million SIM-swapping scam targeting crypt...

US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO

The United States Securities and Exchange Commision has charged a group of criminals, who raised over $30 million through a fra...
January 17, 2020
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Singapore Crypto Consultant Kidnapped for $1 Million Ransom

Singaporean Mark Cheng was recently kidnapped in Thailand and tortured for a $740,000 ransom in Bitcoin (BTC), the South China ...

US Lawmakers Urge FCC to Step Up Its Action Against SIM Swaps

United States lawmakers have appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold telecoms providers to account for ...

North Korean Hacker Group Modifies Crypto-Stealing Malware

The Lazarus hacker group, which is allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, has deployed new viruses to steal crypto...

Blockchain Lock IoT-Solution Aims to Tackle Porch Pirates

Internet of Things (IoT) software developer It’s Here announced the launch of a blockchain-enabled lock that purportedly preven...

Interpol Collaborates With Cybersecurity Firm to Tackle Cryptojacking

Interpol has collaborated with cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to reduce cryptojacking affecting MikroTik routers across South-E...

CFTC Cannot Locate Man Responsible for Over $140 Million Crypto Ponzi

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is having trouble locating Benjamin Reynolds, who is allegedly re...