Dirty Bitcoins: How to Conduct an Anti-Money Laundering Check on Your Crypto

What is a dirty bitcoin? A coin is considered “dirty” if it’s been involved in any…

How Bitcoin And Crypto Exchange KYC Could Be The Next Ledger Leak

A leak of crypto cold storage wallet manufacturer Ledger’s customer database has put over a quarter…

2020 Crypto Crime Decreases, DeFi Crime Rises: Report

CipherTrace has analyzed crypto crime in 2020. The blockchain security firm has said that overall crypto…

US Charges 6 With Laundering Mexican Drug Cartel Cash Using Crypto and Casinos

The U.S. Department of Justice charged the six individuals for alleged involvement in laundering funds from…

New Zealand Man Charged With Money Laundering via Crypto and Luxury Cars

As well as making cryptocurrency transactions, the man is alleged to have bought luxury cars and…

G7 Warns of Crypto Threat From Tidal Wave of Ransomware Attacks

Paying ransomware hackers to decrypt infected computers doesn’t always work, and may even be a crime…

Spate of Bitcoin Extortion Bomb Threats Hits Government, Schools in Japan

The extortionists demand a payment in bitcoin to avoid the detonation of an explosive device, per…

Bungled Theft of Bitcoin ATM Puts Canadian Business Out of Action

The inept thieves reversed their pickup truck into the store window next door after failing to…

Woman Indicted on Bitcoin-Fueled Murder-for-Hire Charges

A 36-year-old woman from Fallon, Nev. has been indicted on murder-for-hire charges for allegedly trying to…

Nevada Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire as a Mystery Hacker Again Turns Tipster

The case, the website, the circumstances and the source all share parallels with another recent federal…

US Law Enforcement Seize $1.6M in Crypto From Darknet Narcotics Vendors

United States law enforcement has disrupted another darknet drug trafficking ring, recovering illegal narcotics, firearms, and…

Ex-Employee at Australian Science Agency Avoids Prison After Mining Crypto on Supercomputers

A former contractor for Australian science agency CSIRO was found to have mined around $7,000 in…