Category: Crime

Crypto Scams Pose More Risk Than Payments Fraud, Report Suggests

Cryptocurrency scams in 2019 had more risk for U.S. residents than fraud involving romance or payments. That’s the conclusion of a recent report by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), a nonprofit organization focused on marketplace trust. The report found...

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ICE’s New Intel Program Used in Every Homeland Security Crypto Investigation

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) recently disclosed “Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program” (CIP) is deployed in every crypto-facing Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) case, says the agent whose unit built the tool. In an email statement, Al Giangregorio – unit chief at...

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Crypto Investor’s Case Against AT&T Over $24M SIM Hack Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin can move forward with his case against mobile operator AT&T over claims the telecom was in part responsible for a SIM-swap hack that robbed him of holdings worth $24 million. In August 2018, Terpin initiated...

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