U.S. Justice Department Seizes $9M in Crypto from Romance Scam Ring
The U.S. Justice Department successfully seizes $9M in crypto from a scam ring targeting over 70 victims, showcasing the government's commitment to combating cyber-enabled financial fraud.
Binance Collaborates with Royal Thai Police to Disrupt Criminal Networks
Binance, in conjunction with the Royal Thai Police, has successfully disrupted major crypto fraudulent networks in Thailand through two significant operations. The collaboration led to the arrest of key individuals and substantial asset seizures, underscoring Binance's proactive stance against cybercrime and its ongoing commitment to enhancing security within the digital asset ecosystem.
Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Bitcoin from Silk Road
James Zhong, who stole more than 51,680 Bitcoin from Silk Road in 2012, has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for wire fraud charges. The Bitcoin was worth roughly $3.4 billion at the time of its seizure in November 2021.
FTX Officials Says the Exchange Has Been Compromised by Hackers
Despite being the most embattled exchange, FTX has suffered a multi-million cyberattack
Deribit Hackers Turns to Tornado Cash to Launder Stolen Funds
The hacker(s) who exploited Deribit Exchange have started laundering the stolen cash through Tornado Cash
Deribit Exchange's Hot Wallet Hacked for $28M
Deribit exchange has revealed it has been hacked for $28 million
DeFi Protocol Wintermute Suffers $160M of Hack: CEO
Cryptocurrency market maker and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) lending protocol Wintermute has been hacked with over $160 million lost.
BlockSec Shares Alerts of ETHPoW Tokens Persistent Attack
According to an alert shared by blockchain security firm, BlockSec, the ETHW protocol suffered a replay attack with the hacker carting away 200 ETHW tokens.
Hackers Steal Cryptos from General Bytes Bitcoin ATM via Zero-day Bug
Crypto ATM manufacturer General Bytes has confirmed that its infrastructures have been hacked using a zero-day vulnerability in server ports to steal cryptocurrencies from customers.
Russian National Extradited to the U.S. to Face Crypto Money Laundering Charges
Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national accused of running an illegal crypto exchange BTC-e was extradited to the United States to face fraud charges.

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