Tag: DOJ

The DoJ Shows an Interest in CoinGather Exchange Victims

Throughout the course of cryptocurrency history, many exchanges and trading platforms have come and gone. The demise of CoinGather has been largely undocumented, but affected users may have some recourse after all. The CoinGather exchange has never generated a lot of attention in the competitive cryptocurrency exchange space. The CoinGather Story Continues When the company went dark in 2018, some people were left wondering what was going on exactly. Eventually, …
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DOJ Indicts two US Men for SIM Swapping and Crypto Theft

Putting an end to cryptocurrency scams remains an ongoing effort. The Department of Justice has recently arrested and charged two individuals for stealing cryptocurrencies. In the document published on the DOJ website, it is explained how two Massachusetts men are currently in custody. SIM Swapping Culprits get Nabbed Both of these individuals are charged with being involved in SIM swapping incidents, resulting in the theft of various cryptocurrencies. Their main …
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Trump Administration Looks to Make an Example out of BTC-E

Lawsuits have become increasingly common in the cryptocurrency world over the past few years. Given the number of scams, hacks, and shady businesses going around, that shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. BTC-E, one of the more notorious platforms in history, is now facing a $100m lawsuit courtesy of the Trump administration.  Another Chapter in the BTC-E History Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will be rather familiar with the BTC-E …
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The US Justice Department Opens Investigation Into Crypto Price Manipulation

The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into possible crypto price manipulation by crypto traders, reports Bloomberg. Quoting four people familiar with the situation, the report indicates that the DOJ’s prosecutors are working in partnership with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission to probe the matter. The DOJ believes that digital currencies are highly susceptible to fraud, especially given the sector’s lack of regulation. Fake Orders And Spoofing The …
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