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Founders of Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash Charged with Money Laundering by US Department of Justice

The founders of crypto mixer Tornado Cash have been hit with criminal charges from the US Department of Justice. The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has filed charges of money laundering and sanction violations. Yesterday, an indictment was unsealed, charging Roman… Read More

Genesis Market, an Online Marketplace for Stolen Information and Hive of Ransomware Operations, Taken Down by International Enforcement Agencies

Operation Cookie Monster Genesis Market, a dark web operation that catered to criminals looking for stolen identities to pilfer bank accounts or pursue ransomware operations, has been taken down in a coordinated operation that involved many different enforcement agencies around the world. The Federal Bureau… Read More

Senator Josh Hawley Sends letter to AG, SEC and CFTC Demanding Correspondence with Democrat Party Pertaining to FTX Failure

Senator Josh Hawley has sent a letter addressed to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Rostin Behnam, demanding all correspondence between the three federal entities and the Democrat party. Following the bankruptcy of FTX –… Read More

House Digital Asset Working Group Led by Representative McHenry, Send Letter to Department of Justice Inquiring About CBDCs and Need for Legislation

Representative Patrick McHenry, ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, along with Representative French Hill and members of the Republican Digital Asset Working Group, have sent a letter to the US Department of Justice requesting an assessment on whether or not legislation is needed… Read More

Alleged Ransomware Perpetrators Who Demanded Payment in Bitcoin & Monero, Charged by US Department of Justice in Kaseya Scam

Alleged perpetrators of the ransomware attack on, Kaseya – an IT firm that helped systems administrators manage large networks, have been charged by the US Department of Justice for the attack. This case is part of the Department of Justice’s Ransomware and Digital Extortion Task… Read More

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