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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims ‘Inaccurate and Deceptive’

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."

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ShapeShift Calls Claims of Laundering at Exchange ‘Inaccurate and Deceptive’

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."

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Bitcoin Fraudsters Misled Investors and Impersonated Regulators, CFTC Alleges

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

The CFTC has filed charges against two individuals for allegedly impersonating the regulator in an effort to defraud bitcoin investors.

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WSJ Investigation Alleges $88 Million Laundered Through 46 Crypto Exchanges

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

The Wall Street Journal claimed Friday that 46 crypto exchanges were used to launder nearly $90 million – with $9 million going through ShapeShift.

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SEC, CFTC Charge Bitcoin Futures Firm 1Broker With Securities Law Violations

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

The SEC and CFTC are suing bitcoin derivatives trader 1pool and CEO Patrick Brunner for violating federal law with a security swap scheme.

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US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission in a fraud lawsuit, ruling cryptocurrencies are commodities.

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SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

The SEC is taking seeking further action against the founders of the Plexcoin crypto scheme, alleging they are not complying with court orders.

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Reports: Taiwan Police Arrest Cody Wilson Following Assault Charges

Brian Evans - Sep 21, 2018

News reports claim that Taiwan authorities have arrested Cody Wilson after he was accused of sexually assaulting a minor in the U.S.

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Japan Lost $540 Million to Crypto Hacks in First Half of 2018

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

Japan's police agency has released data revealing that cyberattacks leading to thefts of cryptocurrency rose sharply earlier this year.

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Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

Brian Evans - Sep 19, 2018

Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.