Jared Rice, former AriseBank CEO, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and could face as much as 20 years in prison.
Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.
Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don’t match up.
Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.
An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country’s first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft.
Mark Karpeles, former CEO of now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been found guilty and given a suspended sentence of 2.6 years.
Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry.
Konstantin Ignatov, one of the heads of the infamous OneCoin pyramid scheme, has been arrested on wire fraud charges.
A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.