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US Department of Justice Seizes $20 Million in Bitcoin, Arrests 35 in Darknet Bust

The American Department of Justice (DOJ) announced June 26th that its “First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors” has resulted in the arrest and charge of 35 individuals accused of selling illicit goods in the Internet underworld. The comprehensive, inter-agency dragnet also seized guns, drugs,… Read More

US Justice Department Investigating Bitcoin Price Manipulation on Exchanges

Spectacular spoofing and wash-trading practices largely regarded as par-for-the-course among veteran crypto traders are coming under the scrutiny of the US Department of Justice and its partner, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Bloomberg reports. This investigation is said to be particularly focussed on crypto wash… Read More

US Regulators on Consensus Panel Claim Their Doors Open and Rules Clear Regarding ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings)

Representatives from the three bodies policing securities in the US and the Chief Strategy Officer from the Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange spoke on an “Enforcement” panel May 15 at the Consensus conference in New York. Citing an “open door” policy, the regulators- James McDonald, Director of… Read More

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