Topic: Cryptocurrency

US adds more charges against FTX founder

24 February 2023

European authorities arrest Bitzlato management

23 January 2023

DOJ’s new crypto team scores biggest case yet

The DOJ unveiled its new cryptocurrency task force’s largest enforcement action to date with the takedown of Bitzlato, a Hong Kong-based crypto exchange accused of facilitating hundreds of millions of dollars in illegal transactions on the dark web – many of them linked to Russian cybercriminals.

18 January 2023

Report: US prosecutors subpoena hedge funds connected to Binance

09 January 2023

NCA building new unit to tackle crypto crimes

05 January 2023

Coinbase enters $100m US settlement over AML failures

The New York state financial regulator said the breaches were so serious that it took the “extraordinary step” of appointing an independent monitor while its investigation was ongoing.

04 January 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

US senators introduce AML legislation focused on crypto industry

15 December 2022

FTX founder hit with barrage of charges in US

US federal prosecutors and regulators are accusing cryptocurrency exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried of defrauding customers and investors in a series of charges announced on Tuesday.

13 December 2022

OFAC fines Kraken $360k over Iran sanctions violations

In its second action targeted at a cryptocurrency exchange this year, OFAC highlighted that virtual currency companies must invest in sanctions controls that monitor account activity throughout their lifespan.

29 November 2022

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