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Brazil crypto fraud

Brazilian Police Seized Over $766 M in a Crypto Fraud Investigation


Federal Police of Brazil seized gold, luxury cars, and watches worth 4 billion Brazilian reals (about $766 M) while raiding houses of the members of a gang led by businessman Francisley Valdevino da Silva, known as "Sheik dos Bitcoins". According to a report by a local newspaper, the...

Binance USA investigation

The USA Examines the Possibility of Insider Trading at Binance


The USA authorities are investigating Binance Holdings to find out whether the company is engaged in insider trading or market manipulation activities. As Bloomberg announced on Friday, the probe is confidential. The media platform got the news from the people familiar with the case. They informed...

DeFi Uniswap SEC

US SEC to Start an Investigation of Major DeX Uniswap


The US regulatory agency began to investigate Uniswap. The news was published by The Wall Street Journal on September 3. Source of the information is "people familiar with the matter", the media platform says. As stated in the post, the SEC wants details on how Uniswap Labs arranges...

Tether execs investigation

The US Authorities Investigating Tether for Possible Offense


As reported by Bloomberg on Monday, the US Department of Justice began an investigation to find out if Tether execs are behind a bank fraud. Particularly, the process is meant to discover if the company which developed the dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT tricked banks making transactions and...

Binance under investigation

Binance Faces Investigation Started by CFTC


US federal agency Commodity Futures Trading Commission has started an investigation of leading crypto purchase network Binance. The authority aims to discover if Binance enabled US investors' access to the protocol and purchase derivatives without being listed with the government's supervision. The...

Bitfinex Applied for Putting off the Trial Date for a Month

Bitfinex Applied for Putting off the Trial Date for a Month


Tether's founder and the cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex's owner iFinex Inc turned to the New York Supreme Court. The request is to reappoint the expected trial day one month later. Within the period, the company will present all the necessary papers to the legal authority. Initially, the...

MCT exit scam

Turn on VPN: a married couple from Austria made an exit scam


The founders of the cryptocurrency trading platform My Crypto Trade (MCT) completed an exit scam by stealing user funds from the platform. The total damage, according to minimal estimates, amounted to 100 thousand euros in cryptocurrency. Being the moderator of MCT Discord chat for over a year and...

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