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China Police Uncover $2B USDT Underground Banking Operation

China Police Uncover $2B USDT Underground Banking Operation

Last updated: May 16, 2024 07:24 EDT | 2 min read China’s police have uncovered a $1.9 billion USDT underground banking operation going against Chinese crypto bans. On May 15, the Chengdu Municipal Public Security Bureau announced the detection of a huge underground bank operation in a press release. This was the culmination of an […]

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Japanese Police Arrest ‘Teenage Litecoin Exchange Operator’

Japanese Police Arrest ‘Teenage Litecoin Exchange Operator’

Last updated: March 5, 2024 22:00 EST | 2 min read Japanese police officers have arrested a teenage high schooler on suspicions of operating an illegal Litecoin (LTC) exchange. Per Manichi Press, Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department’s Cyber Crime Control Division charged a male aged 18 with violating the Payment Services Act on March 4. Litecoin

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German Police Seize $2.1 Billion (50K BTC) From German Pirates

German Police Seize $2.1 Billion (50K BTC) From German Pirates

German police officers executed a historic crypto seizure earlier this month, claiming over 50,000 Bitcoin (BTC) from two aged men for copyright law violations over a decade ago. Worth $2.1 billion at today’s price, the action represents the largest ever Bitcoin seizure for German authorities, and one of the largest ever executed by law enforcement

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Taiwan Police Target Crypto Influencers Linked to Polymarket Election Betting

Taiwan Police Target Crypto Influencers Linked to Polymarket Election Betting

Source: Pexels Taiwanese law enforcement has initiated an investigation into online influencers and community members involved in promoting a Polymarket contract related to Taiwan’s upcoming election.  According to a report from Taiwan-based media outlet BlockTempo, the country’s authorities have sent subpoenaes to several influencers and individuals within the crypto community. Polymarket allows users to place bets on

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London Police Unleash Specialized 40-Member Unit to Hunt Down Crypto Criminals

London Police Unleash Specialized 40-Member Unit to Hunt Down Crypto Criminals

In a decisive move to counter the escalating use of cryptocurrencies in criminal activities, London’s Metropolitan Police established a 40-member team specializing in crypto investigations. The move comes as authorities express mounting concerns that digital currencies now play an ‘endemic role’ in organized crime. UK Crypto Fraud Cases Skyrocket Since its inception in May, the

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