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    Europol Taps Exchanges to Crack Down on Crypto Crimes

    There has been an obvious correlation between cryptocurrency and online crime. Nipping this trend in the bud has proven to be extremely challenging as of late. To counter this ongoing threat, Europol is sitting down with European cryptocurrency exchanges. The goal is to crack down on further illicit...

    newsbtc | June 20, 2018 | 11:00 am
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    Prosecutors Sell 1,000 Bitcoin in Germany’s Largest Cybercrime Sale

    Bamberg cybercrime specialists have sold over 1,000 Bitcoin and other coins for more than €12 million ($13.9 million) since February 2018. The cryptocurrencies were seized from a platform that had 30,000 users and is the highest sale of seized Bitcoin in Germany. ‘Emergency Sale’ Due to Volatility The Bitcoins...

    tim copeland | May 29, 2018 | 6:00 pm
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    Europol Estimates Crypto Account for 4% of Illicitly Trafficked Cash

    Criminals in Europe are using cryptocurrencies to launder as much as $5.5 billion (£4 billion) in illegal money according to the head of Europol, the EU’s policing agency. Director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, estimates that around 4% of all criminal proceeds in Europe are being funneled through cryptocurrencies...

    newsbtc | February 13, 2018 | 2:00 am
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    Cybercrime as a Service on the Darknet Has Europol Concerned

    Software as a Service (SaaS) has been around for a while until the Bitcoin revolution introduced Blockchain as a Service (BaaS).  Thanks to both, now we have Cybercrime as a Service. The emerging threat as got Europol concerned. According to recent reports, the European law enforcement agency has...

    Gautham | October 2, 2016 | 4:30 pm
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    Europol Cybercrime Report Condems Bitcoin & End-to-end Encryption

    Cybercrime is a threat of all ages, even though things seem to be getting progressively worse over time. Europol has issued a new warning against the mounting number of online crimes. At the same time, they are also concerned about the mounting number of opportunities for criminal gain....

    newsbtc | September 28, 2016 | 1:00 pm
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    Bitcoin Regulations, the Debate Must Go On

    Bitcoin Regulations, the Debate Must Go On Bitcoin regulation is a very touchy topic. The regulators don’t want some open source, decentralized currency to take reigns of their country’s economy. At the same time, they don’t want to lose out when speaking of the blockchain technology or the...

    Gautham | April 24, 2016 | 9:30 am
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    Chainalysis & Europol Join Hands Take On Bitcoin Money Laundering

    Bitcoin is, in the public perception, a traditional form of finance that eludes governments and law enforcement all over the world. Media outlets tend to call the digital currency “impossible to trace”, even though all transactions are publicly listed on the blockchain in real-time. To further solidify that...

    newsbtc | February 22, 2016 | 1:34 pm
  • Russia, European Travel IT Giant Embraces Bitcoin Following Partnership with BitPay. newsbtc

    EU will Not Regulate Digital Currencies like Bitcoin

    The European Union, a politico-economic union of 28 European member states, has officially announced during a hearing on virtual currencies in the European Parliament that they are not interested in regulating digital currencies such as bitcoin just yet. Over the past few months, the EU, in collaboration of...

    Joseph Young | January 26, 2016 | 5:30 pm
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    Europol Arrests Two Suspects during Bitcoin Ransom Group DD4BC

    Government and law enforcement agencies in Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovinia, Germany and the United Kingdom in collaboration with Netherlands-based intelligence and information agency Europol has launched an official investigation targeted at the cyber-criminal group DD4BC. Since early 2015, DD4BC, a group of anonymous hackers have targeted large financial...

    Joseph Young | January 21, 2016 | 3:00 am
  • Europol Closedowns Darknet Site, Seizes €1m worth Bitcoin. Newsbtc latest Bitcoin news

    Europol Closedowns Darknet Site, Seizes €1m worth Bitcoin

    European law enforcement agency Europol has taken down an underground marketplace on darknet that was booked for promoting child pornography and selling illegal goods. In a statement made right after the darknet’s shutdown, Europol credited the Italian police department as its ally in driving their two-year long “Operation...

    Gola Yashu | August 3, 2015 | 1:00 pm

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