Netki Retools Digital ID Service for FATF’s New Crypto ‘Travel Rule’

Nekti has upgraded its digital ID service to help crypto firms meet the FATF's tough new standards for combating money laundering. 

Thai Gang Member Arrested Over Alleged $16 Million Crypto Fraud

A Thai man has been arrested for alleged involvement in a crypto crime ring that fleeced investors for 500 million baht.

Crypto Sleuthing Firm Elliptic Raises $23 Million in Fundraise Led by SBI

Blockchain forensics firm Elliptic has raised $23 million in Series B round led by Tokyo-based financial institution (and XRP holder) SBI.

‘Nasty Game’: North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.

25-Year-Old to Plead Guilty to Running Unlicensed Crypto Exchange

A man from Los Angeles agrees to plead guilty to charge for running an unlicensed crypto exchange without an effective AML program.

Palestinian Civilians Are Using Bitcoin More Than Terrorists

Terrorists are using bitcoin, but they aren't the only ones. Here's the real story about bitcoin usage in Palestine.

Cryptopia Exchange Kept Users’ Cryptos in Pooled Wallet: Liquidator

The liquidator for the collapsed Cryptopia exchange says the way the platform was managed is slowing up the task of determining user holdings.

Dark Web Drug Dealer to Forfeit Millions of Dollars in Illicit Crypto Earnings

A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell opioids and other drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies. 

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

A British man has been handed jail time and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen data for crypto.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.