Crimes

Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism

The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about rising use of privacy tokens due to their association with ...

FATF’s Regulations to Push Criminals to Privacy Coins: CipherTrace CEO

Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) crypto regulations will trigger a shift of criminal activity from Bitcoin (BTC) to privacy...

Victim of $24 Million SIM Swap Case Writes Open Letter to FCC Chairman

SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Aj...

US Authorities Analyze Bitcoin Transactions to Shut Down Child Porn Ring

United States law enforcement agencies analyzed Bitcoin (BTC) transactions to locate and subsequently shut down a global child ...

N. Korean Hackers’ New MacOS Malware Hides Behind Fake Crypto Firm

The notorious North Korean hackers known as the Lazarus APT Group have created another malware targeting Apple Macs that masque...

Bank of Ireland Execs Back Out of Testifying in OneCoin Scam Hearings

Bank of Ireland (BOI) executives have backed out of the testimony before the United States Government in the criminal proceedin...

German Programmer ‘Hacks Back’ After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

German programmer Tobias Frömel (aka “battleck”) has “hacked back” the perpetrators of the Muhstik ransomware who forced him to...
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Algo Capital Ex-CTO Takes ‘Full Responsibility’ for Hot Wallet Breach

The now-former chief technical officer (CTO) of Algo Capital, the investment arm of blockchain firm Algorand, has published a s...

Customs Agents Seize Crypto Mining Units Smuggled out of Mongolia

The Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation stopped the illegal import of four crypto mining devices from Mongolia in...

Ethereum Name Service Auctions Halted Because of a Bug

Ethereum Name Service (ETN) name auctions were halted because of a bug that resulted in names being awarded to wrong users and ...