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Thai Police Arrest 24 Chinese Nationals for Alleged Bitcoin Scam

Thai immigration officials have arrested 24 Chinese nationals who were running an alleged cryptocurrency scam call center in the Rama III neighborhood of Bangkok.According to an official announcement on Dec. 2, the Immigration Bureau of the Royal Thai Police arrested 24 individuals, seized 61 laptops, 424 mobile phones and

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Australian Authorities Seize Cryptocurrency ATM and Arrest Man in Crypto Investigation

Australian investigative authorities have arrested a man on charges of unregistered digital transaction of cryptocurrency. The Electronic crime squad of Australia made the arrest on 12th November in Cairnlea, as the 38-year-old man was arrested and escorted from his residence in the district. The investigation also led to a seizure

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Police Arrest Founder of Blockchain Startup That Raised Over $80M

Dutch police have arrested the founder of blockchain game development startup Komodore64 that allegedly raised 78 million euros ($86 million) from investors, business-focused news outlet Sprout reported on Nov. Komodore64 — which launched in June with the objective to create a game platform where transactions are tracked on blockchain —

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Bitfinex Calls Itself ‘Victim of a Fraud’ in Response to Recent Arrest

Major global crypto exchange Bitfinex has called itself a “victim of a fraud” in response to the recent arrest of the president of Crypto Capital exchange.Bitfinex will continue to recover lost fundsFollowing the arrest report on Oct. 24, Cointelegraph received a response statement from Stuart Hoegner, Bitfinex's general counsel,

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Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam, Arrest 277

Philippine police have reportedly raided the offices of an alleged cryptocurrency scam that was targeting investors in China.According to a Sept. 15 report by local news outlet Inquirer.net, agents from the Bureau of Immigration, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and the National Police’s Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group raided the

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13.The Manhattan District Attorney’s office initiated an investigation after receiving complaints from

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Ukrainian Authorities Arrest Bitcoin Miners at Nuclear Energy Plant 

Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the nation’s primary law enforcement authority, has arrested several individuals for illegally mining bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins at the state’s nuclear power plant (NPP), reports RT  on August 22, 2019. SBU Arrest Bitcoin Miners  Per sources close to the matter, Ukraine’s SBU has nabbed some insiders conducting illegal bitcoin

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Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin

Brazilian police have arrested a man for operating a clandestine drug laboratory and using the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC) to launder the proceeds, Cointelegraph Brasil reported on April 24.The State Department of Drug Trafficking (Denarc) in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, reportedly located a clandestine bitcoin mining laboratory

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