Topic: Cybercrime

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

Dechert and former partners face new hacking claim

New US litigation by businessman Farhad Azima claims that law firm Dechert and its disgraced former head of white-collar crime attempted to cover up their involvement in the alleged hacking of his private emails.

17 October 2022

John Carlin: DOJ is focused on “carrots and sticks” of corporate enforcement

The former DOJ official, who most recently served as an adviser to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, spoke to GIR shortly after joining Paul Weiss to co-lead its cybersecurity and data protection practice.

12 October 2022

Reuters: US prosecutors seek Binance AML docs

02 September 2022

DFS fines Carnival cruise company over cybersecurity failures

27 June 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.

03 March 2022

BitMEX founders fined $10 million for Bank Secrecy Act violations

25 February 2022

FBI to create new virtual asset unit

18 February 2022

Ex-FATF chief: majority of money laundering still involves cash

“We need to be careful that we don’t lose track of where most money is being laundered,” said the ex-FATF chief.

17 February 2022

UK tax authority seizes NFTs in fraud probe

14 February 2022

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