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New Zealand seizes $90 million in assets of Russian cybercrime suspect: "The police said it seized the assets because they were being held in a New Zealand company owned by Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of masterminding a bitcoin laundering ring..."
New Zealand has seized $90m worth of assets belonging to Russian, Alexander Vinnik, wanted in France and the United States. Vinnik allegedly controlled a Bitcoin laundering ring that handled billions of dollars via a digital currency exchange, BTC-e.
NZ Authorities Seize $90M From Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Alexander Vinnik
New Zealand police have recovered $90 million connected to the case against suspected Bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik. According to Jared Savage at the New Zealand Herald, the police Asset Recovery Unit have frozen roughly 140 million NZD ($90 million) controlled by a company in connection to the investigation of Vinnik. Police Commissioner Andrew Coster […]
“Bitcoin is mainly used for money laundering” In 2018, the Bitcoin network settled over $400 Billion in value. That is 160 times larger than the total amount of Bitcoin laundered to date and shows that money laundering constitutes a negligible fraction of the Bitcoin economy. “Bitcoin laundering cannot be prevented” Criminals could use “Exclusive mining” to pass off their money laundering as Bitcoin mining income. By Robert Stevens. 3 min read. Sep 6, 2020 Sep 7, 2020. Bitcoin. Bitcoin is often used to launder money. Shutterstock. In brief. Exclusive mining could be used to launder Bitcoin. Blueleaks: How the FBI tracks Bitcoin laundering on the dark web Leaked FBI intelligence report details how dark web criminals are using a Panamanian crypto-changer to launder dirty Bitcoin into privacy coin Monero. A Bulgarian national was found guilty today for his role in a transnational and multi-million dollar scheme to defraud American victims through online auction fraud, according to an official media release from The United States Department of Justice. Laundering money through bitcoin is a bad idea—not only because it’s illegal, but also because it leaves a permanent trail. Defendants have repeatedly been undone because they’ve relied on ...
Feds Seize $8 Million In Bitcoin Laundering Markets Seeing GREEN Brace For Futures
A case in where a man was sentenced to 1 year and 1 day in prison for money laundering has lost quite the amount. In 2015 feds seized $118,000 in bitcoins and cash (they didn't specify the amount ... **On today's episode of The Cryptoverse:** We’ll check in on the progress to Segwit lock in. And the MtGox case has been cracked wide open thanks to new repo... Following criminal cash from the streets of London to the gold markets of Dubai, BBC Panorama and the French media company Premieres Lignes reveal how an int... If asked right now, can you explain what money laundering is? More importantly, did you know that money laundering is the reason for pizza in USA? In this vi... Bitcoin's vice chairman was arrested for illicit activity and charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering. Charlie Shrem, chief executive of the bitco...