Tag: Money Laundering

Chainalysis Report Confirms Huobi and Binance are Invovled in Laundering Illicit BTC Streams

Chainalysis is a well-respected blockchain analysis firm. In its yearly report, the findings do not paint a positive picture for some key crypto exchanges. The yearly Chainalysis report always provides some interesting insights into the cryptocurrency industry. Chainalysis Keeps Following the Funds For years, bitcoin and altcoins have often been associated with money laundering and tax evasion.  This report seems to confirm that there is some truth to these statements …
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BTC-E’s Alexander Vinnik Will be Extradited to France After all

It has been a while since an update on Alexander Vinnik was provided. The alleged operator of money laundering exchange BTC-E will seemingly be extradited after all. This tug-of-war between different jurisdictions has been ongoing for some time now. Bonjour, Alexander Vinnik Vinnik was originally arrested in Greece, yet Russia demanded his extradition. Not too long after, he was also on the wanted list of both the United States and …
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The IMF Expresses Concerns Over Stablecoin Popularity

The IMF has kept close tabs on various cryptocurrencies for some time now. Numerous warnings regarding Bitcoin and altcoins have been issued in recent years. In a surprising turn of events, the organization now focuses its attention on stablecoins. These digital assets gain a lot of popularity, yet the IMF is concerned they will pose risks quite similar to the likes of Bitcoin. Criminals will always find a way to …
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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Down to $7,300

At press time, bitcoin has fallen to roughly $7,300. This is $100 less than where it stood yesterday afternoon, though the currency was trading for as high as $7,500 during Tuesday’s evening hours. The bitcoin arena is something of a mixed bag. For example, China’s president Xi Jinping recently endorsed blockchain technology, stating that it has the potential to heal global economies. Speaking at a recent conference with the Chinese …
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