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SEC Brings Charges For ICO Fraud, DOJ Indicts Hackers, Regulatory Reports Published
On Monday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a press release announcing charges against Jonathan C. Lucas
United States
7 Oct 2019
International Crypto Developments: Tax, FATF Compliance, Enforcement Actions
On Sept. 12, French economy minister Bruno Le Maire stated that cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency transactions would remain tax exempt, but that France will tax gains when cryptocurrency is converted into traditional fiat currency.
United States
25 Sep 2019
SEC Settles Charges, Treasury Hears Testimony, Cryptojacking Report Released
Late last week, the SEC announced that it has settled charges with Bitqyck Inc. and its founders, Bruce Bise and Sam Mendez.
United States
11 Sep 2019
U.S. Enforcement Actions Continue From OFAC, SEC, DoJ And IRS
On Wednesday, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified three Chinese nationals and a related entity for allegedly manufacturing fentanyl and other drugs
United States
27 Aug 2019
ICO Enforcement Actions Continue Amid Tax Bill, Senate Hearing and UN Report
Earlier this week, cease and desist orders were issued against two online investment entities, Zoptax LLC and Unocall, as part of an ongoing effort coordinated by the North American
United States
22 Aug 2019
Cryptocurrency Enforcement Actions Continue From IRS And DOJ
The IRS is prioritizing tax compliance for cryptocurrency investors. According to reports, last week the agency began sending letters to thousands of U.S. taxpayers warning of potential civil and criminal...
United States
22 Aug 2019
Multiple U.S. Enforcement Actions Target Cryptocurrency Crimes
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has reportedly been investigating whether BitMEX violated securities rules that prohibit transactions by Americans.
United States
20 Aug 2019
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Obtain New Licenses Across Globe Amid Market Growth
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced early this week that it approved a virtual currency license for Seed Digital Commodities Market LLC (SCXM),
United States
20 Aug 2019
FATF Releases New Cryptocurrency Guidance, International Arrests In Crypto Crimes
Late last week, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that sets standards for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other threats to the integrity
16 Aug 2019
U.S. Enforcement Actions Target Cryptocurrency Fraud Schemes And Darknet Markets
This week, the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint alleging money laundering and fraud against Swedish citizen Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company.
United States
2 Jul 2019
New Hacks, Old Hacks, Preventive Hacks And The World's Largest CoinJoin
Cryptocurrency wallet GateHub recently confirmed a major security breach.
United States
26 Jun 2019
New FinCEN Guidance For Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Businesses
On May 9, 2019, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published FIN-2019-G001, which provides new guidance on the application of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)
United States
21 Jun 2019
Unlicensed Money Transmitter Sentenced, P2P Exchange Retreats From Iran And A Benevolent 51% Attack
According to a press release published this week, Morgan Rockcoons of Las Vegas, Nevada, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for wire fraud and operating a bitcoin exchange
United States
17 Jun 2019
Enforcement Actions Against Cryptocurrency Crimes Continue Across the Globe
This week, the SEC obtained a court order shutting down a $30 million Ponzi scheme operating out of Florida through Argyle Coin LLC, a purported cryptocurrency business, and its principals,
United States
7 Jun 2019
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Move Closer to Live Trading, New Stablecoins Announced
More cryptocurrency exchanges are going live. ErisX announced the launch of its spot market, saying it will immediately support dollar trading pairs with tokens such as bitcoin
United States
21 May 2019
Major Exchange Hacked, Security Flaws Reported, Arrests By Department Of Justice And Europol
On Tuesday, Binance disclosed a severe security breach, in which one or more hackers obtained a "large number" of user API keys and two-factor authentication codes, and used them to withdraw 7,000 bitcoin...
United States
20 May 2019
Academics Detect Manipulation On ‘Dexes' As Cryptocurrency Trading Expands
A recent academic paper by researchers at Cornell Tech and other academic institutions describes rampant trading manipulation on decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges (DEXes).
United States
6 May 2019
South Korean Exchange Is Hacked, Canadian Law Enforcement Takes Action, Sanctioned States Continue Cryptocurrency Use
Bithumb, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently lost nearly 20.2 million XRP (about $6.2 million at that time) and 3 million EOS (about $12.5 million) in what appears to be a series
United States
23 Apr 2019
Enforcement And Regulatory Actions By The US, FATF, Mexico, Finland And Switzerland
The United States Attorney's Office recently reported one guilty plea and another indictment involving cryptocurrency-related fraud. Last week, Jared Rice Sr.,
United States
11 Apr 2019
UN Addresses North Korea Crypto Hacks, Storage And Stablecoin Vulnerabilities Reported
According to a United Nations (UN) Security Council expert panel report, North Korea has been carrying out major cryptocurrency hacks in order to bypass economic sanctions imposed due to its nuclear
United States
28 Mar 2019
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