An employee sold the data of 5,000 clients of Sberbank’s Urals Bank to a criminal group in the Darknet in late September.
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“The Department of Justice disabled a prolific cryptocurrency mixer, which has fueled ransomware attacks, state-sponsored crypto-heists and darknet purchases across the globe.”
“Today’s actions send the clear message: whether you break our laws from China or Europe – or abuse our financial system from a tropical island – you can expect to answer for your crimes inside a United States courtroom.”
Eun Young Choi has been a vital piece in some of DoJ’s high-profile enforcement actions, including Silk Road and the Panama Papers.
The United States Marshals Service (USMS), a federal law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, will auction $56 million worth of cryptocurrency the authorities seized from Bitcoin pyramid scheme BitConnect.
The mixer moved over 350,000 bitcoin, which was valued at over $300 million at the time of the transactions but is now worth nearly $16 billion.
Before launching the service, the admin used his real name on his MT Gox account to beta test the platform. His personal Google account was also used to store the steps to pay for the domain.
Since October 2018, the Financial Sector Computer Emergency Response Team at the Central Bank of Russia has received more than 300,000 notifications about cybersecurity incidents.
Roughly a quarter of all incoming transactions went into Europe in 2015 and 2016, but 38 percent and 57 percent of all illicit transactions, respectively, went to European services during those years. Thus, Europe hosted a disproportionate amount of illicit activity compared to any other region of the world
The agencies agree to take action against digital currency mixers/tumblers used to anonymise transactions, which burdens the work of law enforcement agencies to detect and trace suspicious transactions.
FX compliance managers in Britain beware! Bank details of 100,000 people being sold on the internet for £1.67
The ambiguity surrounding the origins of deposits and the legitimacy of bank transfers into the custodial accounts of FX brokerages is every compliance manager’s nightmare. Today, it has emerged that the already very complex and highly sophisticated method of clearing customer funds across multiple jurisdictions safely into a retail trading account and ensuring that all […]