An El Salvadorian news outlet has reported that local police arrested a computer and cryptocurrency expert who was critical of the country accepting Bitcoin as legal tender for hours before later releasing him.Read more
The United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the law enforcement arm of the U.S. Postal Service, has conducted an internal audit of the way in which it carries out crypto-related investigations and found there’s significant room for improvement.Read more
Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is pushing back against allegations of market manipulation and working against the interest of its users.Read more
While the value of cryptocurrencies has varied wildly in the last year, this has not diminished crypto’s attractiveness to criminals. Many of them are moving their illegal activities underground and outside the view of law enforcement.Read more
The Swedish government has found itself in the unforeseen situation of paying out around $1.5 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) to a convicted – and then jailed – drug dealer.
Two years ago, the man was convicted in a Swedish court for having illegally earned 36 Bitcoin through online drug sales.
A Cayman Islands-based company and two individuals may be the first subjects in decentralized finance, or DeFi, to face enforcement action from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Read more
The importance of storage and passwords is best known by crypto enthusiasts who know how easy it is to lose access to their digital assets.Read more
Investigations into the South African company Mirror Trading International (MTI) – widely seen as last year’s most ruinous Bitcoin (BTC) Ponzi scheme – are now engaging the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).Read more
Crypto custody bank Anchorage Digital will be providing digital asset services for the United States Marshals Service for seized funds related to federal crimes.
In a Wednesday announcement from Anchorage, the digital asset platform said the U.S.
The owner of crypto exchange Bitmart has filed a bid for pre-arbitration injunctive relief to prevent Chinese hackers from making illicit transfers using fraudulent Bitcoin SV (BSV) on its platform.Read more