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New Zealand Terrorist Claims He Made Money From BitConnect

The perpetrator of the mass killings at New Zealand mosque appears to have funded his life with investments he made in defunct cryptocurrency BitConnect. Tarrant Used BitConnect Funds...

Esther Kim | Mar 15, 2019 | 08:00
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Europol: Terrorists Still Use Banks, Fail To Abuse Cryptocurrencies

A new assessment by Europol this week reveals a growing schism between the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists and other criminals. No European Terrorist Attacks Leveraged Crypto...

Wilma Woo | Sep 20, 2018 | 17:00
Cryptocurrency is not Conducive for Terrorism, Says Defense Expert To US Congress
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Cryptocurrency Is Not Conducive for Terrorism, Says Defense Expert to...

Despite tired rhetoric that speaks to the contrary, cryptocurrency is an inefficient form of money for terrorist organizations. However, one expert believes the U.S. ought to take...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 09, 2018 | 00:00
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Augur: ‘Inevitable’ Assassination, Terrorism Markets...

Decentralized prediction market Augur is attracting criticism following its launch as potentially illegal markets begin to surface on its platform. ‘This Was Inevitable’...

Wilma Woo | Jul 24, 2018 | 14:00
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The Dollar Far Outstrips Cryptocurrency in Illicit Activity Usage

A recent panel held by the US Senate Judiciary on modernizing anti-money laundering laws found that only a small percentage of illicit activity spending is done through cryptocurrency...

Jeff Francis | Jan 03, 2018 | 11:30
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Woman Arrested for Sending $60,000 in Bitcoin to ISIS

A woman in Long Island has been arrested and charged for sending about $150,000 to the terrorist group ISIS. Of that amount, roughly $60,000 was in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies...

Jeff Francis | Dec 15, 2017 | 14:30
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FBI Director: “Encryption is Essential Tradecraft of Terrorist...

Law enforcement has been making a lot of media headlines as of late in their “war’ on encryption. FBI Director James Comey mentioned how encryption is “essential tradecraft” of...

Jp Buntinx | May 12, 2016 | 03:53
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Lacksidasical AML Efforts Help Fund Terrorist Attacks – Bitcoin...

Contrary to popular belief, Bitcoin is not the preferred currency to fund terrorist attacks. Due to its open ledger accountability and not offering any form of anonymity whatsoever...

Jp Buntinx | Nov 23, 2015 | 05:35
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G7 Leaders Looking To Regulate Digital Currencies

The G7 nations have been reported to have plans to tighten up their grips with the regulation of digital currencies and financial technology. The German magazine Der Spiegel reports...

Jamie Redman | Nov 19, 2015 | 08:54
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Encryption Scapegoated in Wake of Paris Attacks

In response to the tragic terror attacks in France, intelligence agencies have launched another campaign against strong encryption, such as the type that tech companies use to create...

Drew Cordell | Nov 18, 2015 | 08:00

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