Money Laundering Archive

A Look at How Second Life’s Linden Dollars Helped Kickstart Bitcoin’s Value

When people think about bitcoin’s past they sometimes refer to subjects like Mt Gox,

UK Regulator Extends Temporary Registrations Regime as Crypto Firms Fail to Meet AML Rules

Many companies operating with cryptocurrencies are not meeting anti-money laundering regulations, the U.K.’s Financial

Binance Extends Blockade of Zimbabwean Crypto Users to Include Non-Resident Traders

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has reportedly extended its blockade of Zimbabwean users to include

US Sends Bitcoin ATM Operator to Prison for Illegal Operation — 17 Machines Seized

A bitcoin ATM operator has been sent to federal prison for two years for

Uganda’s Financial Intelligence Authority Wants Government to Formulate a Crypto Regulatory Framework

Uganda’s Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) says it wants the country’s Finance Ministry to help

Comparing the True Costs of Gold Mining in Africa With Those of Bitcoin Mining

When billionaire Elon Musk announced that Tesla would no longer accept bitcoin as payment

France Rejects Russian Request to Extradite BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

Judicial authorities in France have refused to grant the extradition request filed by Russia

Six People Connected to a $36M Crypto Scam Arrested, Scheme Operated From Multiple Locations in Europe

Authorities in Germany launched a massive operation that cracked down on a sophisticated crypto

Lawsuit Claims Onecoin’s ‘Cryptoqueen’ Ruja Ignatova Holds 230,000 Bitcoin

One of the ringleaders of the largest crypto Ponzi schemes, Onecoin’s Ruja Ignatova, otherwise

Binance Faces DOJ Probe as Investigators Target Crypto Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is now being probed