Tag: money laundering

European Watchdog Agency Cites Crypto As AML Risk

In their 2021 annual report, MONEYVAL has named crypto assets and DeFi a significant risk for anti-money laundering efforts. Some cryptocurrencies exist only for money...

UK Seizes First NFTs In Tax Evasion Case

British authorities have made three arrests on the grounds of suspected tax evasion, seizing three NFTs in the process. Your jpgs are now Her Majesty’s Her...

DoJ Seizes $3.6B In Bitcoin From Bitfinex Hack

The US Department of Justice has arrested two individuals that were allegedly connected to the Bitfinex hack and seized a record sum of over...

NFT Trading Volume Amounted To 44.2 Billion USD In 2021

Chainalysis has released a report that sheds light on the NFT market in the past year, including some notes on NFT wash trading and...

How Hackers And Cybercriminals Launder Crypto Money

In the cryptosphere, no month passes without some large-scale hacks on smart contracts or crypto exchanges, with attackers usually carrying off millions of Dollars...

New Zealand Recovers $90M From Russian Bitcoin Laundered

New Zealand’s Asset Recovery Unit has announced a new set of actions against a company owned by Mr. Bitcoin, a Russian man charged for...

Crypto Exchange CEO Extradited To The US For Alleged Money Laundering

It’s been decided that Vlad Nistor, founder and CEO of Rumanian crypto exchange Coinflux, will be extradited to the United States after being arrested...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Goes Down Alongside CEO For Alledged Money Laundering Crimes

Last week, officers of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime & Terrorism (DIICOT), alongside four agents from the Secret Service of the United States...

Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges Laundering Money For Criminals?

During the U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing held on October 3rd, Matthew Allen, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official, discussed...

Altcoins This Week: LTC Acquires Stake In Bank, Trump Orders Creation...

Today on Altcoins This Week we discuss the recent acquisition made by Litecoin of a stage on a German Bank, President Trump sings executive...
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