DoJ stands for the United States Department of Justice which is responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice.
US DOJ and SEC launch inquiries into Silicon Valley Bank collapse
The DoJ and SEC have started investigations into the sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the stock sales made by its financial officers leading up to its closure. The probes are in their early stages and may not result in charges or allegations of wrongdoing.
DOJ Appeals Against Approval of Voyager-Binance.US Asset Sale
The DOJ has filed an appeal against the approval of Voyager Digital's Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan, which would have allowed the company to sell assets to Binance.US. While U.S. bankruptcy judge Michael Wiles approved the plan, the SEC and other regulators have been critical, citing concerns over securities law. If regulators block the deal, Voyager may have to liquidate.
$4B Co-founder Of OneCoin Fraud Pleads Guilty, Faces 60 Years In Prison
Karl Sebastian Greenwood, who was one of the co-founders of the fraudulent cryptocurrency scam OneCoin that included several billions of dollars, has entered a guilty plea to numerous counts brought up by the United States Department of Justice. The sentencing hearing for Greenwood is scheduled to take place in front of District Judge Edgardo Ramos on April 5, 2023. He may get a term of up to 60 years in prison at that time.
US DOJ Revises Probe into Tether Regarding Bank Fraud - Report
According to a Bloomberg report, the DOJ has reopened a probe into Tether to see if it violated US banking laws
Data Requested by US DOJ to Supplement Money Laundering Probe on Binance CEO: Report
A new report from Reuters has revealed that regulators from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) had, in late 2020 requested information from Binance as it concerns its internal communications with respect to its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) systems
Ex-Coinbase Staff Sued in Insider Trading Case
32-year-old Ishan Wahi, the former Product Manager at Coinbase Global Inc, has been charged in a district court in Washington for orchestrating an insider trading fraud.
Former OpenSea Staff Charged with Insider Trading Offenses
Nathaniel Chastain, former Head of Product at OpenSea, has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for alleged insider trading.
Crypto CEO Arrested in New York for Wire Fraud Offences
Eddy Alexandre, the founder and CEO of EminiFx has been arrested by law enforcement agents as he faces charges bothering on one count each of commodities and wire fraud respectively.
Police Arrests 2 Suspects Involved in 2016 Bitfinex Hack
U.S. authorities have arrested a Manhattan-based couple identified as Lichtenstein and Morgan, suspected to be a part of the masterminds behind the 2016 Bitfinex exchange hack.
Binance is Reportedly Under Investigation by the CFTC, Involving Inside Trading
Binance cryptocurrency exchange has come under the regulatory radar again. Reportedly, it is with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).