Jared Rice, former AriseBank CEO, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and could face as much as 20 years in prison.
Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.
Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don’t match up.
Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.
An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country’s first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft.
Mark Karpeles, former CEO of now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been found guilty and given a suspended sentence of 2.6 years.
Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry.
Konstantin Ignatov, one of the heads of the infamous OneCoin pyramid scheme, has been arrested on wire fraud charges.
A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.
Reports of suspicious cryptocurrency transactions in Japan soared last year, but were a tiny fraction of the overall total.
New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has given an idea of the losses arising from a hack on its platform last month.
Bitfinex has announced that some of the bitcoin stolen in a major 2016 hack has been returned after it was retrieved by the U.S. government.
The FBI is reaching out to those who invested in the now-worthless BCC token offered by the defunct crypto exchange BitConnect.
Cryptocurrencies seized by Belgian law enforcement from online drug dealers are set to be sold off by an Ireland-based auction house.
Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft’s app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November.
San Francisco-based crypto exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems.
Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.
A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.