Crimes

UK Financial Watchdog Warns Public of Crypto Clone Firm

The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), warned that ICAP Crypto is a clon...

SEC Charges California Resident for Alleged $26 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has initiated court proceedings against a California resident for al...

2 Chinese OTC Traders Accused of Illicitly Raising Bitcoin by Promising Interest

Two Chinese over-the-counter (OTC) traders have been accused of running an illicit bitcoin (BTC) loan scheme and collecting bit...

New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the...

Cryptocurrency Project OneCoin Denies Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme Claims

Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam, news outlet Samoa Observe...

US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

United States blockchain and crypto investor Michael Terpin has won $75.8 million in a civil case against 21-year-old Nicholas ...

US DoJ Charges Group of Individuals Who Stole $2.5 Mln in Crypto Via SIM Swapping

The United States Department of Justice released a fifteen-count indictment on May 9 that charges a hacking group labeled “The ...

Eight People Allegedly Arrested for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Crypto in Spain

In Spain, eight people have been arrested for allegedly operating a money laundering scheme involving cryptocurrencies, Europol...

Major Crypto Traders Meet to Establish Industry Blacklist, Standards

A group major cryptocurrency traders is considering the idea of creating a blacklist of counterparties engaged in nefarious act...

FBI and Israeli Police Take Down Bitcoin-Enabled Darknet Listings Site

Israeli police and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have arrested at least two men and reported others i...