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Unlicensed Crypto Business Leads to Indictments in Utah


Two Utah residents have been indicted for operating an unlicensed money-transmitting business, converting over $2.5 million into cryptocurrency, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The two were arrested over the weekend in Washington County. Utah Men Arrested for Illegal...

US Supreme Court to Hear Nvidia’s Bid to Dismiss Crypto-Related Lawsuit


The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Nvidia’s appeal to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit accusing the company of misleading investors about its sales to the cryptocurrency industry. Nvidia’s appeal follows a lower court’s decision to revive a class-action lawsuit. The suit...

Attorney Disbarred After Misappropriating $4 Million in Bitcoin Funds


The Supreme Court of Georgia, the highest judicial authority of the U.S. state of Georgia, has disbarred attorney Diana McDonald on June 11 for misappropriating $4 million from a bitcoin escrow transaction. In 2019, McDonald acted as a fiduciary for a client involved in a Bitcoin deal that failed...

FTC Warns of Crypto Scams From Online Love Interests


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning about cryptocurrency romance scammers who offer investment advice. The FTC emphasizes the risks involved and urges immediate reporting and caution to protect others. “They establish an emotional connection with you so you’re more...

DOJ and FBI Unveil Charges Against 3 UK Nationals in NFT Rug Pull Scam


The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have unveiled charges against three UK nationals for a fraudulent non-fungible token (NFT) scheme involving “Evolved Apes,” promising a game development. “They allegedly took investor funds, never...

Indian Authority Busts Cryptocurrency Fraud Ring Targeting Foreign National


India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has cracked down on a cryptocurrency fraud ring targeting a foreign national. The accused persuaded the victim to transfer $400,000 to a cryptocurrency account set up using unauthorized remote access. The ED seized digital evidence, froze fixed deposits...

South African Police Nab Alleged Mastermind of Metaverse Ponzi Scheme


Neil Leon De Waal, a key figure in the GS Partners metaverse fraud case, was reportedly arrested by South African law enforcement in late May. He was subsequently released on bail on June 3. Authorities began investigating De Waal following a complaint from one of his victims. The complainant,...

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