On June 7, the United States government task force seized more than $2 million in Bitcoin (BTC) to pay a ransom following an attack on the Colonial Pipeline system. A warrant filed with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California shows that authorities recovered 63.7 BTC.Read more
Coinbase’s Chief Security Officer has refuted suggestions the U.S. crypto exchange was involved in any seizure of crypto assets related to recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.Read more
A recently released U.S.Read more
Beth A. Williams, a major player in shaping the US Department of Justice’s crypto policy, has left her post.
Office of Legal Policy departure
Beth A. Williams is not a household name. However, until Dec. 11, she played a major role in how the US Justice Department sees crypto.
The new cryptocurrency enforcement guidelines by the Department of Justice (DoJ) have received a negative response from segments of the crypto community.
Published earlier today by the attorney general for the U.S.
In the aftermath of criminal charges against BitMEX, the crypto community is debating whether the decentralized finance sector is also set to face the wrath of regulators.
On Oct 1, the U.S.
Crypto never sleeps, but it received a wake-up call after an indictment came down against widely used bitcoin exchange BitMEX, which allows up to 100x leverage and technically bans US traders.Read more