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The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the single regulator of financial services in Malta, has partnered with CipherTrace to implement a cryptocurrency intelligence solution to regulate virtual asset businesses licensed on the island. The technology tool, called Compliance Monitoring, rates the risks of cryptocurrency businesses to protect...
Four of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, Coinone, Korbit, and Upbit, have announced a new initiative to increase anti-money laundering (AML) efforts and fight illegal activities on their respective platforms, the companies said in a joint statement on January 25. A hotline dedicated to AML issues will be established...
Finally, Crypto’s biggest villain of 2014 has his saga come to an end.  A little less than three years after Paycoin’s launch and failure the CEO of GAW Miners, Joshua Homero Garza has been sentenced to 21 months in prison, along with an order to pay $9,187,000 in restitution...
Divyesh Darji, the head of BitConnect India and the alleged kingpin of a cryptocurrency scam that duped investors out of billions of dollars, was arrested on Saturday by the Gujarat Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Delhi airport. Inspector P G Narwade of CID crime of the Gujarat police said...
The first half of 2018 has seen more than US$750 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from exchanges, nearly three times as much as in all of 2017. The losses could rise to US$1.5 billion this year, according to a new report by CipherTrace, a US-based cybersecurity firm that develops...

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