Fraud

South Korea: Crypto Crimes Cost $2.28B Since July 2017

South Korean authorities estimate that crypto-related crimes have caused $2.28 billion of financial damages between July 2017 and June 2019

Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto

A Tel Aviv resident stands accused by Israeli State Attorney’s Office of stealing cryptocurrencies through a number of malware websites

Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Nouriel Roubini accuses BitMEX of skirting regulations and enabling illicit activities following a debate with BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes

Venezuelan Investors File Lawsuit With US Court in Connection With $30M Crypto Fraud

Seven Venezuelans claim to have been lured into a $30 million Ponzi scheme with a cryptocurrency pegged to diamonds

Ron Paul: ‘I’m All for Cryptocurrencies, I Like Competing Currencies’

Former congressman Ron Paul says he is favor of fraud-free cryptocurrencies as competition with fiat, though he has concerns about their underlying unit of account

UK Announces ‘Dirty Money’ Crackdown, Including Tougher Crypto Regime

The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include a new regime for crypto assets.

Co-Founder of Now-Defunct BitFunder Gets 14 Months Imprisonment

A judge has sentenced BitFunder’s operator to 14 months in prison for operating a fraudulent crypto-related scheme

Texas Court Orders Defendants to Pay $400K for Fraudulent Bitcoin Scheme

A Texas court has ordered two individuals to pay $400,000 in fines and repayment for a fraudulent Bitcoin scheme

Vanuatu Extradicts Six Chinese Citizens Allegedly Involved in Crypto Scheme

Six suspects in an alleged cryptocurrency scheme have been extradited to China from Vanuatu

Tron Issues Official Response to Recent Protest at Beijing Office

Tron officially responds to recent protests over a ponzi scheme that went under a Tron-like name

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