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Japan Targets Bitcoin In G20 Anti-Money Laundering Push

Ahead of next month’s G20 summit, host Japan looks to tighten money laundering regulations, specifically targeting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges. The Financial Action...

Emilio Janus | May 23, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin-Bashing Banking ‘Cartels’ Fined €1 Billion For...

The European Commission has fined five banks, including the anti-Bitcoin JP Morgan, a total of over €1 billion for currency rigging. Traders clubbed together into...

Emilio Janus | May 17, 2019 | 12:00
Bitcoin

Authorities Dismantle Shadow Bank That Handled ‘Hundreds of...

An Arizona Man and an Israeli woman have been charged in connection with providing “shadow banking services” to cryptocurrency exchanges — involving millions of dollars...

Matthew North | May 02, 2019 | 07:00
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Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve...

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared to the previous...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Feb 28, 2019 | 14:00
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Florida Judge Overturns Ruling That Bitcoin Isn’t...

A Florida appeals court has overturned a ruling that acquitted a Localbitcoins trader of money laundering and working as an unlicensed money transmitter. Bitcoin No Longer ‘Poker...

Esther Kim | Jan 31, 2019 | 10:00
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Altcoins

Move Over Bitcoin, Criminals Using V-Bucks in Fortnite to Launder...

Enough already of the tired old rhetoric that Bitcoin is the first choice of criminals for money laundering. Criminals will use any means available, including Fortnite’s V-Bucks...

Emilio Janus | Jan 18, 2019 | 03:00
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Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal...

Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering. Deutsche Bank Haunted by Panama Papers As...

Esther Kim | Nov 29, 2018 | 08:00
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Nordea in Money Laundering Scandal After Calling Bitcoin...

Nordic banking giant Nordea Bank is allegedly implicated in a multi-million money laundering scandal. Reportedly, the case is related to another recent money laundering scheme...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 19, 2018 | 07:00
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‘Wildly Inaccurate’: ShapeShift CEO Denounces Wall Street...

Cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift formally hit back at what it called an “attack” on its business by the Wall Street Journal, which accused the platform of being involved...

Wilma Woo | Oct 04, 2018 | 13:00
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DEA: The Number Of Illegal vs. Legal Uses of Bitcoin Has Swapped

If 90 percent of Bitcoin’s applications used to be tied to illegal activities in 2013, today, the cryptocurrency is being used for legal financial speculation in 90 percent of cases...

Paula Baciu | Oct 03, 2018 | 02:00
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Danske Bank’s $235B Money Laundering Tops Entire Cryptocurrency...

Danske Bank, the Danish lender at the center of a giant Russian money laundering scandal, illegitimately processed more cash than the entire cryptocurrency market cap combined. One...

Wilma Woo | Oct 01, 2018 | 09:00
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Mining Crypto and Evading Sanctions in North Korea

Cybersecurity and anti-money laundering experts believe that North Korea could be using cryptocurrencies to acquire USD. The country is likely developing its own cryptocurrency and...

Eustace Cryptus | Sep 27, 2018 | 05:00

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