Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, designated two Bitcoin addresses and two email addresses tied to Sinbad, banning all U.S. persons and anyone who transacts with the global financial system from interacting with the addresses in future.
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Hong Kong Police and SFC investigate Hounax, a non-licensed crypto exchange, after receiving 145 reports of fraud.
Following the arrest of several individuals linked to the JPEX cryptocurrency fraud, another Hong Kong-based virtual asset trading platform, Hounax, has experienced a rug pull. According to local reports, the Hong Kong Police Read More
Nigerian authorities arrested Amb. Wilfred Bonse, a Nigerian politician, for alleged theft and money laundering in connection to a breach suffered by cryptocurrency trading company Patricia Technologies Ltd.
According to ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a public relations officer with the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), the arrest was made following the force’s investigation Read More
Crypto exchange Kraken teamed up with SEROCU in “Operation Hyphen” to successfully retrieve and return over $2 million in cryptocurrency stolen in a major scam.
The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), with the help of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, effectively managed the restitution of about £1.9 million ($2.3 million) Read More
The annual report from India’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) revealed that officials from various cybercrime and police departments were trained in cryptocurrency forensics and investigation during the financial year 2022–2023.The MHA highlighted that, under the Narcotics Control Bureau — India’s central law enforcement and intelligence agency — 141 officers Read More
Eight persons, including four law enforcement officers, were arrested by India’s special investigation team (SIT) in connection to a massive cryptocurrency fraud scheme dating back to 2018.
Detainment of these individuals brought the total arrest tally to 18 as authorities continued to investigate a $300 million crypto scam that affected some Read More
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has accused Changjiang Currency Exchange of a money laundering scheme.
In a press release, the AFP said the operation, codenamed Ironside, resulted from a three-year investigation into the activities of the currency exchange business. Changjiang Currency Exchange operated from multiple locations across Sydney and Melbourne.
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The cyber arm of Israel Police's Lahav 433 unit worked with the country’s defense ministry, intelligence agencies and crypto exchange Binance to target the accounts in question, according to the report. It added that any funds seized are destined for the Israeli national treasury.
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