Tag: doj

Aug 18 2022

DOJ Extradites Suspected Crypto Money Launderer

Aug 18 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  doj laundering news

The Department of Justice said that Dubnikov faces up to 20 years in prison if found guilty. Justice Department Extradites Alleged Launderer The United States government is taking big steps...

Jul 21 2022

Justice Department, SEC File Charges Against Alleged Coinbase Insider Traders

Jul 21 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cobie coinbase doj news

A former Coinbase employee and two co-conspirators are being charged by the Justice Department and the SEC in the first ever crypto insider trading scheme. Law enforcement claims the scheme...

Justice Department, SEC File Charges Against Alleged Coinbase Insider Traders

Jul 21 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cobie coinbase doj news

A former Coinbase employee and two co-conspirators are being charged by the Justice Department and the SEC in the first ever crypto insider trading scheme. Law enforcement claims the scheme...

Jul 01 2022

US DOJ indicts 6 individuals over crypto fraud schemes that generated over $135 million

Jul 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  baller ape crime doj frosties legal

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted six people allegedly involved in different crypto crimes, including NFTs, that siphoned $135 million from unsuspecting investors. Baller Ape NFT promoter indicted The promoter of Baller Ape Club Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Vietnamese Le Anh Tuan, was charged with...

Jun 08 2022

US DOJ wants more international collaboration to fight crypto crime

Jun 08 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crime crypto crypto regulation doj legal

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has called for more international collaboration and sharing of information about crypto crimes to protect investors, businesses, and consumers using digital assets in its latest report...

Jun 07 2022

DOJ Calls for International Cooperation to Fight Crypto Crime

Jun 07 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  crime doj news

A new DOJ report is calling for a strengthening of international cooperation to counter the criminal use of digital assets. Their recommendations include helping foreign nations develop the necessary infrastructure...

Jun 03 2022

The Department of Justice Goes After Its First NFT Insider Trading Case

Jason Gottlieb, a crypto attorney and partner at Morrison Cohen, discusses the insider trading case being built by the US Department of Justice against former OpenSea employee Nathaniel Chastain. Show topics: why Nathaniel is being charged with wire fraud and money laundering instead of insider trading...

Jun 01 2022

Nate Chastain Indicted for NFT Insider Trading Scheme

Jun 01 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  doj news nfts opensea

Nathaniel Chastain, a former employee of OpenSea was arrested this morning on wire fraud and money laundering charges. The Department of Justice has charged Chastain with insider trading. The First...

May 17 2022

US Justice Department Executes First Criminal Crypto Charge

The US Justice Department has laid an iron hand on an undisclosed American citizen who has sent roughly $10 million worth of digital coins to a location sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The defendant has allegedly transferred cryptocurrencies to a country that is currently under US sanctions such as Russia, Cuba, Syria, and North Korea; among others....

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Feb 17 2022

FBI Forms New Bitcoin Unit As DOJ Taps New Crypto Head

Feb 17 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin crypto doj fbi markets

The bureau’s new ‘virtual asset exploitation’ unit will focus on blockchain analysis, cryptocurrency seizures, and staff training.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) appointed a seasoned computer crimes prosecutor as the first director of its National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) and announced that the FBI is launching a new unit dedicated to providing analysis and training in cryptocurrency matters...

Feb 08 2022

DOJ Recovers $3.6 Billion In Bitcoin Stolen In Bitfinex Hack

Feb 08 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin bitfinex doj hack markets

Law enforcement has seized over $3.6 billion in bitcoin of the total $4.5 billion drained in the 2016 Bitfinex hack.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement Tuesday that it had recovered billions of dollars worth of bitcoin stolen in a 2016 hack of Bitfinex, the cryptocurrency...

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Jul 16 2021

Why It Might Be Too Late for Binance to Avoid Regulatory Action

Jul 16 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 binance bitmex cftc crypto

Christine Parker, partner at Reed Smith, summarizes the slew of regulatory headlines facing Binance and how such scrutiny may affect the exchange going forward. Show highlights: which countries are investigating Binance why it has been...

Jun 08 2021

Bitcoin Network’s Security Concerns Raised As FBI Gets Access to Wallet Passwords, BTC Tanks 10%

While the FBI managing to seize the ransom amount from hacking group Darkside is positive news, it has simultaneously raised concerns over the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network. On Monday, June 7, the U.S....

May 15 2021

Crypto Exchange Binance Under Investigation by Department of Justice and IRS

Crypto exchange giant Binance is allegedly under investigation by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as well as the Department of Justice (DOJ) for money laundering and tax evasion. BREAKING: Binance, the world's biggest crypto exchange, is under investigation by the Justice Department and IRS...

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