Kategooria: DOJ

US Government Seizes $700 Million in Assets From Disgraced FTX Co-Founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Federal prosecutors have seized $697 million in assets, mostly comprised of more than 56 million Robinhood shares worth $526 miljonit, from FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Court filings detailed that the U.S. government seized a series of bank accounts belonging to Bankman-Fried,......

US Government Seizes Robinhood Shares Linked to FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried

USA. Department of Justice (DOJ) is in the process of seizing Robinhood shares, worth about $460 miljonit, that are linked to former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). “We believe that these assets are not property of the bankruptcy estate or......

Free Talk Live Co-Host Ian Freeman Found Guilty in Federal Crypto Trial

After close to two years, following the U.S. federal government accusing the Crypto Six of unlicensed money transmission, the case is seemingly coming to an end. According to multiple reports, Keene resident and libertarian activist, Ian Freeman, the last member of......

The Crypto 6 Case Heads to Trial With Only 1 Defendant Left, Prosecutor’s So-Called ‘Expert’ Excluded

On Dec. 6, 2022, the “Crypto Six” case will be heading to trial, and out of all six defendants, only Ian Freeman, co-host of the radio broadcast Free Talk Live, has not accepted a plea bargain. According to the most recent......

SEC, DOJ Investigate FTX — Regulators Suspect Crypto Exchange Mishandles Customer Funds

USA. Väärtpaberi- ja börsikomisjon (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are reportedly investigating cryptocurrency exchange FTX. The crypto firm is suspected of mishandling customer funds and breaking securities laws. Regulatory probes are among the key reasons why Binance......

US Charges Russians, Venezuelans for Sanctions Evasion Using Cryptocurrency

A group of Russian and Venezuelan nationals have been charged by U.S. authorities for their roles in a scheme to circumvent Western sanctions and launder money on a global scale. They have been accused of obtaining military technologies from American companies,......

Krüptobörsi Bitmexi asutajad tunnistasid end pangasaladuse seaduse rikkumistes süüdi

The founders of cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bitmex, Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo, have pled guilty to violations of the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act. “As a result of its willful failure to implement AML and KYC programs, Bitmex was in effect a......

FBI Launches ‘Virtual Asset Exploitation Unit’ With Specialized Team of Crypto Experts

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a new unit to tackle crypto exploitation. The new team will work with the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to combatthe criminal misuse of cryptocurrencies.FBI Establishes......

Founder of Coin Signals Funds Pleads Guilty in Crypto Scam — Faces up to 10 Years in Prison

The founder and manager of several cryptocurrency funds has pleaded guilty to luring investors to his crypto investment scam. His funds consistently lost money and his scam left investors with a $5 million loss, according to the U.S. Department of Justice......

DOJ Selling Cryptocurrency Seized From Bitconnect Worth $56 Miljon

USA. Department of Justice (DOJ) is selling cryptocurrency worth $56 million that was seized from thenumber one promoterof Bitconnect, the largest crypto fraud scheme ever charged criminally. Investors were fraudulently induced to invest over $2 miljardit. The Bitconnect......