Hong Kong Customs Arrests Four Men in Alleged $155M Crypto Laundering
Hong Kong Customs announced Thursday that the authority had dismantled a local cryptocurrency money-laundering syndicate involving HK$1.2 billion ($US 155 million). The operation is considered the first case for the same kind in the city.
$3.6B Worth Bitcoins Scam, Founders of South African Crypto Exchange Africrypt Are Missing
The total value of $3.6 billion Bitcoins disappeared while the founders of South African cryptocurrency exchange AfriCrypt are missing.
JBS Paid Hackers $11M Worth of Bitcoin to Set Free From Hacker Attack
JBS's CEO Andre Nogueira revealed the company had paid hackers $11 million worth of Bitcoin ransom to set free. Nogueira insisted that is the right decision.
Hackers Demand Bitcoin Ransom in Exchange for Unlocking Maltese Instagram User Accounts
Instagram users from Malta were reportedly attacked by hackers. Criminals are requesting that users of the locked accounts pay in Bitcoin to regain access to their accounts.
Man Who Pays Hitman in Bitcoin to Kill His Wife Gets Traced Back to Coinbase Account
A Tennessee man allegedly used Bitcoin to pay a hitman he found on a murder-for-hire website to kill his wife.
Teenage Bitcoin Scammer Behind 2020 Massive Twitter Hack Gets Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
Graham Ivan Clark, a Florida teenager, will serve three years of probation after receiving a jail term of three years in prison.
US Treasury Department Believed to be Hacked by Russians, Bitcoin Bulls Respond “BTC Never Gets Hacked”
The US Treasury Department has been on the receiving line of a huge security breach that saw their internal servers targeted.
Russian Hacker Sentenced to 5 years of Prison for Money Laundering, Cybercrimes, and Extortion
Russian Hacker Alexander Vinnik has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by a Parisian court. The judgment may be appealed as noted by Vinnik's lawyer.
Ripple Impersonated by Scammers in a Fraudulent “XRP Incentive Plan” Token Giveaway
Cryptocurrency scammers have been capitalizing on Ripple’s success by rolling out a new XRP giveaway initiative that proved to be fraudulent.
$3.5M of Stolen Crypto Linked to KuCoin Hack Moved
On-chain data analytics have reported that KuCoin hackers have been on the move lately, as a total of $3.5 million of stolen funds were transferred.

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