India Seizes Assets in $162M Morris Coin Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme

India Seizes Assets in $162M Morris Coin Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme

Indian Enforcement Directorate has seized assets worth approximately $5 million in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency scam involving Morris coin that has duped investors out of $162 million. The crime proceeds were... Read more »
Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown

Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown

Police in Kosovo seized another batch of over 200 mining devices as part of raids that started on Thursday. The offensive against underground crypto farms was launched after authorities in Pristina banned... Read more »
Malaysia Seizes 1,720 Bitcoin Mining Machines in Electricity Theft Crackdown

Malaysia Seizes 1,720 Bitcoin Mining Machines in Electricity Theft Crackdown

Police in Malaysia have shut down a bitcoin mining operation and seized 1,720 bitcoin mining machines in a major electricity theft crackdown following public complaints. “Police inspected 75 premises around the district... Read more »
Iran Continues Crackdown on Illegal Crypto Mining, Seizes Hundreds of Mining Rigs

Iran Continues Crackdown on Illegal Crypto Mining, Seizes Hundreds of Mining Rigs

Authorities in Iran persist with their efforts to curb unauthorized cryptocurrency mining. The state-run power distribution company has recently identified over a dozen underground crypto farms in Tehran and other regions, unplugging... Read more »
US Treasury Sanctions 2nd Cryptocurrency Exchange, DOJ Seizes $6.1 Million

US Treasury Sanctions 2nd Cryptocurrency Exchange, DOJ Seizes $6.1 Million

The U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned a second cryptocurrency exchange “for facilitating financial transactions for ransomware actors.” Two ransomware operators have also been sanctioned and $6.1 million in funds were seized. US... Read more »