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US Federal Court Unseals Indictment Against Billion Dollar OneCoin Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme Promoter

In February 2018, US prosecutors had indicted Karl Sebastian Greenwood, who allegedly promoted the fraudulent OneCoin digital currency scheme. OneCoin was one of the largest cryptocurrency pyramid schemes. As noted in a recently unsealed complaint, Greenwood was charged with committing wire fraud, securities fraud and… Read More

US Department of Justice Alleges that President Nicolas Maduro and other Venezuelan Leaders Used Cryptocurrencies to Bypass Political and Economic Sanctions

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is alleging that several Venezuelan leaders and politicians, including President Nicolas Maduro, took advantage of their positions, financial systems, and virtual currencies to conceal and carry out criminal activity for more than two decades. An indictment released on March… Read More

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