Tag: law enforcement

Jun 02 2022

Is Bitcoin Immune To Government Regulation?

Law, markets, architecture and social norms are forces that constrain individuals’ behavior. Can governments take advantage of these to regulate Bitcoin?Jesse Colzani is a regulatory specialist and Bitcoin researcher.When asked whether the Bitcoin network can be regulated or not, people tend to answer in a binary way. On one side, there are those who say that everything can be...

Feb 01 2022

Binance Blocked 281 Nigerian Users

The Binance CEO has announced that they restricted the 281 personal accounts of Nigerian users due to a need for compliance with international money laundering laws. The growth of cryptocurrency crimes has been a significant reason for using and enforcing...

Aug 29 2021

Crypto CEO Sentenced To Five Years For Crypto Scheme

The CEO of AriseBank, Jared Rice, Sr. has been sentenced to five years in federal prison in a $4 million crypto scheme. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this in a press release on the 25th of August. Rice is also the inventor of the...

Apr 02 2021

The FATF Is Loading The Gun

Continuously expanding surveillance on financial transactions has no place in Bitcoin.On paper, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was created more than 30 years ago by G7 countries to fight organized criminal and narcotic financial flows. The intergovernmental organization describes itself as a “dynamic contributor to peace and security” and issues...

Nov 23 2020

Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research

Blockchain analytics company Coinfirm said authorities are "ignoring" criminals' stockpiles of cryptocurrencies that forked from bitcoin.

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