Tag: arrest

Aug 23 2022

Israelis Suspected of Defrauding the French Treasury and Laundering the Money via Crypto

The French social services were defrauded via false claims and stolen identities during the pandemic. Unemployment benefits were illegally obtained, which amounted to millions of euros that were later laundered via crypto and transferred to Israel.

During the covid-19 lockdowns, the French government allowed businesses and companies that were affected by the lockdowns to receive immediate compensation.

A group of individuals with...

Apr 28 2021

U.S. Officials Arrest Alleged Operator Of Mixing Service Bitcoin Fog

U.S. officials have arrested the alleged operator of Bitcoin Fog, a custodial bitcoin mixer that it says processed over 1.2 million BTC.U.S. officials have arrested Roman Sterlingov, a citizen of Russia and Sweden, after identifying him as the alleged operator of custodial bitcoin mixing service Bitcoin Fog. According to an...

Mar 16 2021

BitMEX Founder Surrenders to U.S. Authorities, Pleads Not Guilty

Mar 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  arrest bitmex business

BitMEX cofounder Benjamin Delo has turned himself in following charges that the exchange skirted AML laws.Reports have emerged that one of the cofounders of leading cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX, Benjamin Delo, has surrendered to authorities in the United States. Delo faces charges that he violated the country’s anti-money laundering (AML) laws during his time at the exchange. Delo, who...

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