Tag: doj

Nov 30 2020

US Justice Department Extradites Alleged Co-Founder of Crypto Ponzi Scheme From Panama

Nov 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  doj extradition news ponzi schemes

The accused, Gutemberg Dos Santos, has been charged in an indictment and was extradited from Panama on Nov. 25.

Nov 24 2020

BitMEX Founder’s Charges Highlight Risks for DeFi

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex cftc doj legal opinion

The case against BitMEX, an offshore crypto trading platform, has regulatory implications for the burgeoning DeFi market.

US Authorities Missed Millions of Dollars in Seized Crypto Wallets

Coinfirm says that the law enforcement agencies have left substantial funds on crypto wallets seized from criminals.

Oct 20 2020

How This DOJ Strike Force Hunts Down Cryptocurrency Criminals

Oct 20 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin blockchain crime crypto

Magistrate judge Zia Faruqui, and Jessi Brooks, assistant U.S. attorney in the national security section at the United States Attorney’s Office, have prosecuted several cryptocurrency-related cases, many of them amongst the most well-known. In this episode, they talk about: how they came to be involved in the prosecution of so many cases...

Oct 16 2020

What You Need to Know About the DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain cftc

Jessie Liu, partner at Skadden and the former US attorney for the District of Columbia, headed up the team that has prosecuted what some believe is the greatest number of cryptocurrency crimes worldwide — Welcome to Video, Dark Scandals, Helix, North Korea, Hamas/Al Qaeda and ISIS. In this episode, she discusses: how she came to create a Threat...

Bitcoin 🐳🚀📈?

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin abc bitmex blockchain btc cftc

\+ CFTC Chair Gushes About ETH This week, another big institutional player invested an eye-opening sum in Bitcoin, while BTC's overall bullish trend shows no signs of slowing down. CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert praised Ethereum while dancing around whether ETH or the greater DeFi landscape should be labeled securities or commodities. We also have a roundup of the latest...

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