Money Laundering Archive

US ‘Kidnapped’ Russian Crypto Businessman Denis Dubnikov, Lawyer Says

U.S. law enforcement agents have “kidnapped” crypto entrepreneur Denis Dubnikov in Mexico, before transferring

Kazakhstan Senate Adopts Legislation Subjecting Crypto Platforms to Financial Monitoring

The Senate in Kazakhstan has approved amendments aimed at preventing the legalization of illicit

Moscow Confirms Arrest of Russian Crypto Entrepreneur in Amsterdam, Report Mentions FBI

Authorities in the Netherlands have arrested a Russian national with a cryptocurrency business, the

Ukraine Security Service Busts Criminal Group Selling Bitcoin-Stealing Malware 

Law enforcement authorities in Ukraine have exposed a crime ring specializing in cryptocurrency theft

Tether Trials Solution to Comply With FATF Travel Rule

Tether, the operator of one of the leading stablecoins in the crypto market has

Bank of Spain Criticizes El Salvador’s Foray Into Bitcoin

The Bank of Spain, the central bank of the country, criticized the adoption process

Dapper Labs Partners With Chainalysis to Curb NFT-Based Money Laundering

Dapper Labs, one of the most successful companies in the NFT space, has partnered

US Launches National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team to Prosecute ‘Criminal Misuses of Cryptocurrency’

The U.S. has launched the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, an initiative of the Department

10 Crypto Exchanges File for Registration With Korean Regulators Ahead of Deadline

Cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have until midnight on Friday to register with financial

Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report Reveals

Cryptocurrency addresses allegedly used by Russian exchange Suex, recently placed under U.S. sanctions, have

US Sanctions Russian Crypto Broker Suex for Laundering Millions in Illicit Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted Suex, a cryptocurrency broker based in Russia, for

Ex-Head оf Wex Crypto Exchange Reportedly Arrested in Poland, Faces Extradition to Kazakhstan

Dmitry Vasiliev, former chief executive of Russian cryptocurrency exchange Wex, has been detained in

Brazilian Federal Police Launch Nationwide Operation Against Crypto-Related Money Laundering

The Brazilian Federal Police launched Operation Compliance, a probe against cryptocurrency-related money laundering crimes

Blockchain Entrepreneur to Regulators: ‘Crypto Community a Useful Ally’

To many people, the year 2020 will probably go down in history as one

Ukraine Shuts Down Crypto Exchangers Sending Money to Russian Wallets

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has closed down a number of “underground” crypto

Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Stealing Nearly $7 Million of Crypto in Israel

Afek Zard, a resident of Israel, has been sentenced to eight years in prison

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Banks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering

South Korean Regulators Warn Dozens of Foreign Exchanges to Comply With New Rules

Overseas crypto exchanges marketing to Koreans will be blocked if they fail to comply

Zimbabwe Proposes Inclusion of VASPs in Its Securities Law — Move Applauded as ‘Step in Right Direction’

The Zimbabwean government recently revealed its intention to widen the definition of securities to

Hong Kong Busts Money Laundering Ring Using Tether to Wash Millions

Authorities in Hong Kong have arrested four people suspected of money laundering a total

Shanghai Law Enforcement Officials, Scholars Talk Cryptocurrency

Representatives of law enforcement agencies and academia in Shanghai held a seminar devoted to

Police Set New UK Record Seizing £180 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency

Britain’s Metropolitan Police have seized a staggering £180 million in cryptocurrency as part of

EU Mulls AML Authority and New Rules for Crypto Transfers, Documents Suggest

The European Union is preparing to set up an anti-money laundering agency to coordinate

Europol Cracks Down on Vitae Belgian Ponzi Scheme, Recovers €1.5 Million in Crypto

Europol, the EU law agency, cracked down on Vitae, a Belgian Ponzi scheme. Europol

French Court of Appeals Upholds Alexander Vinnik’s Sentence

A court of appeals in France has upheld the verdict in the case against

FATF’s Annual Crypto Review Highlights ‘Continued Use of Anonymity Tactics’ and ‘Lack of Effective’ Regulation

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published the organization’s 12-month review and the

Scotland Yard Seizes Record £114 Million in Cryptocurrency

British police have carried out U.K.’s largest crypto seizure to date. Detectives working on