A bitcoin transaction mixer has been seized and shut down by authorities in the European Union.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action over what it alleges is a $30 million crypto scam based on supposed diamond investment.
A 33-year-old Australian IT contractor has been charged after he allegedly mined cryptocurrency on government computer systems.
Reports of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange scams surged in the U.K. last year, while total reported losses dropped, says the FCA.
Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients’ crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.
U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has been awarded over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud.
Cryptocurrency trading firms held a Chicago meeting to discuss ways to prevent the rising numbers of hacks and scams in the industry.
U.S. authorities formally charged the moderators of DeepDotWeb with money laundering using bitcoin and other crimes.
The Binance hackers are moving their stolen BTC into smaller and smaller wallets in an effort to hide their tracks.
The cryptocurrency investment scheme OneCoin, widely claimed to be a fraud, is being sued by a former investor over her losses.
The FBI has seized DeepDotWeb, a comparison search system and news site for dark web markets, for alleged money laundering.
The Federal Trade Commission is suing a crowdfunder who promised a smart backpack but instead spent the proceeds on bitcoin.
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The New York Police Department warned the public to be aware of phone scams where callers impersonate government officials and demand bitcoin.
U.S. prosecutors want to detain Reginald Fowler until his trial for illicitly providing banking services to crypto exchanges, which appear to have included Bitfinex.
Losses arising from cryptocurrency hacks and fraud may have reached as high as $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, CipherTrace estimates.
Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users’ funds.
Australia saw a surge in reports of scams involving cryptocurrencies last year, according to the country’s consumer watchdog.
A new form of malware discovered by Symantec is targeting enterprises using leaked NSA tools to infect networks and mine monero.
Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in the U.S. for wire fraud and money laundering relating to a fake bitcoin investment scheme.