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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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Police Arrest Four More Suspects in Alleged $14 Million Crypto Scam

Law enforcement in Mumbai, India have arrested four more suspects allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 billion rupees (over $14 million). English-language daily media outlet The Times of India reported on the arrests on March 22.Per the report, the police arrested Ashok Goyal Jaipuria, Asif Malpani,

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Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed crypto firm in Istanbul, local government-backed media Daily Sabah reported on Feb. 12.Following a report of an alleged hack from a crypto-related company in Istanbul, the city police’s Cybercrime Department

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Taiwanese Authorities Arrest over a Dozen Suspects for Bitcoin Scam Scheme

Police in Taipei has apprehended 15 suspects involved in a scam initial coin offering (ICO) scheme known as IBCoins, which generated nearly $8.13 million for the bad actors since September 2018, local news source, Focus Taiwan reported on January 26, 2019. “Shitcoin” Scam Per sources close to the matter, Li Chi-hsun, the

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International Police Collaboration Leads to Arrest of Suspect in $11 Million IOTA Theft

Following international police collaboration, a 36-year-old individual suspected of the theft of over $11 million in IOTA, as well as fraud and money laundering, has been arrested on Jan. 24. Europol published a statement detailing the investigation on the day of the arrest.The suspect was reportedly arrested by United Kingdom’s

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Bulgarian Authorities Arrest Three Men over Bitcoin Theft, Recover $3 Million

The Bulgarian police force has arrested three men for orchestrating a cryptocurrency theft worth $5 million and local authorities have only succeeded in recovering $3 million from them, plus a car worth about $34,800, reported  Finance Magnates on November 26, 2018. Three Cryptocriminals Nabbed Per sources close to the matter, the Bulgarian

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Crypto Crime: Tokyo Fuzz Arrest Eight In $68M Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

$68.42 Million Stolen In Bitcoin Scheme Since Bitcoin’s inception, a mere decade ago, malicious users of the world’s first blockchain have sought to capitalize on the pseudonymous and anti-governmental nature of the Bitcoin Network and other crypto platforms. And although governments have begun to crack down on this innovation, crypto-related schemes

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