OSCE Sponsors Cryptocurrency Course for Central Asia Law Enforcement

The OSCE held a five-day course for Central Asian law enforcement representatives that taught them how to prevent drug-related crime facilitated by the darkweb. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conducted a training course on combating darkweb-facilitated crime. Law enforcement representatives from Central Asian countries were taught how the darkweb and cryptocurrencies […]

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United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes’ 2nd Blockchain 50 List

Forbes’ newly released Blockchain 50 list members moved from focus on theory to generating “very real revenues and cost savings.” Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations. Shortly after including six blockchain-focused firms into its Fintech 50 list last week, Forbes […]

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Dutch Authorities Arrest Two Men for Alleged Crypto Money Laundering

The Dutch Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service arrested two men for allegedly laundering money with cryptocurrencies. The Dutch Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has arrested two men for allegedly laundering money with cryptocurrencies. According to a statement released by the International Revenue Service on Feb. 18, the two men were arrested on Feb. 17 […]

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The Law Enforcement’s Guide to Policing Crypto Cybercrimes

Partnerships, deanonymization and transaction pattern analysis: What else do international police use to detect crypto cybercriminals? 2019 demonstrated that cyber-attacks are getting more numerous in the cryptocurrency industry, while hardware remains vulnerable and high-profile data leaks are becoming more common. Even worse, the trend is a continuing one.  Way back in June 2018, Kaspersky Lab […]

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Russian Central Bank Links Crypto Transactions With Money Laundering

Russia is updating its manual for detecting money laundering risks, simplifying it while adding a broad categorization of cryptocurrency exchange transactions as high risk. The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) published a new set of rules for suspicious transactions, Russian finance publication RBC reported on Feb. 17. The update broadly categorizes any cryptocurrency-linked transaction as […]

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Legal Framework for Tokenization Submitted to Russia’s Crypto Bill

The Central Bank of Russia is moving forward with a proposal to integrate appropriate tokenization regulations in Russia’s troubled digital financial assets bill project. A successful tokenization trial could lead to big changes in Russia’s proposed cryptocurrency legislation. The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) announced on Feb. 17 the completion of a blockchain tokenization pilot […]

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TON Devs Worldwide Join Forces to Intervene in SEC Case Against Telegram

International Telegram Open Network contributors have submitted a brief to court that criticizes U.S. regulators’ line of attack against the project. A group of international Telegram Open Network (TON) contributors have submitted a court document criticizing United States regulators’ line of attack against the project.  The group has formed a non-profit association, “The TON Community […]

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