Category: Crime

France Charges Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Following Greek Extradition

French officials have charged Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of an exchange that laundered millions of dollars for criminals, with multiple counts including extortion and money laundering. According to a report by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Vinnik was interviewed by...

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US Lawmakers Call on Communications Regulator to Tackle SIM-Swapping Crime

Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. are demanding are demanding that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) takes action to tackle the rise in SIM swapping attacks. Responding to the groundswell of reported SIM swap heists, senators Ron Wyden (Ore.), Sherrod...

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