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Australia tries again to combat ‘future sectors’ crypto scams

A consultation paper on a new framework for addressing consumer and business scams proposed by Australia’s Department of the Treasury considers applying sector-specific codes and standards to banking and cryptocurrency scams, among others.The paper adds to the efforts of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to combat scams via

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KPMG Canada collaborates with Chainalysis to combat crypto frauds and exploits

KPMG Canada partners with blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis to enhance fraud detection and risk management in the rapidly evolving digital assets sector. KPMG Canada has teamed up with blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis to combat the escalating threat of fraud and criminal activities associated with cryptocurrencies. The partnership is poised to enhance KPMG’s

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KPMG Canada Partners with Chainalysis to Combat Crypto Fraud

The announcement of KPMG Canada’s partnership with Chainalysis coincides with broader industry efforts to tackle fraud associated with crypto. The KPMG Canada has announced a strategic partnership with blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis in response to the escalating threats of exploits and fraud within the crypto sector. Kunal Bhasin, Partner and Cryptoassets and Blockchain

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Ukraine completes new crypto training with OSCE to combat money laundering

With the growing use of crypto in Ukraine, there is a ‘pressing need’ for effective investigations, OSCE officials say. Ukrainian officials have completed the second training organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on crypto investigation in a bid to enhance its fight against money laundering. In a

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California bill aims to cap crypto ATM withdrawals at $1,000 per day to combat scams

California legislators have proposed a new bill titled “Digital financial asset transaction kiosks,” calling for a cap on crypto ATM withdrawals of $1,000 per day in light of growing scams. Additionally, starting in 2025, the law would limit operators' fees to $5 or 15% (whichever is higher). The bill, if approved,

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US representative introduces new bill to combat crypto fraud

U.S. Representative Don Beyer has introduced a new bill, the Off-Chain Digital Commodity Transaction Reporting Act. This bill aims to safeguard investors from manipulation, disputes, and fraud in the crypto market. According to the new proposal, every trading platform must report all transactions to a repository registered with the Commodity Futures Trading

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India to develop dark net monitoring tool to combat crypto fraud: Report

The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is reportedly developing a crypto intelligence tool in response to a rise in illegal activities around cryptocurrencies in the country. According to a CNBC report, the MHA aims to combat crypto-related crime through the Cryptocurrency Intelligence and Analysis Tool (CIAT). The project is spearheaded

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Philippines SEC teams up with US counterpart to combat crypto fraud

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has teamed up with its United States counterpart, as well as the Asian Development Bank to crack down on criminals using cryptocurrencies to commit fraud and other financial crimes.According to a Sept. 15 press release, the three institutions conducted an International Organization of

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