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Cybersecurity 2019 — The Year in Preview: Cryptocurrency and SEC Enforcement | Foley Hoag LLP – Privacy & Data Security

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Law enforcement warns of scam email bomb threats demanding Bitcoin payment | News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Law enforcement agencies around the state and country are warning people of an email bomb threat scam that is targeting businesses and schools. The McMinnville Police Department put out an alert regarding the threats Thursday morning. Officers said the emails have been received in McMinnville and …

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The SEC Expands Its Enforcement Efforts to Include Cryptocurrency Exchanges | White and Williams LLP

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US Treasury Official Urges Global Crypto Regulators to Use America’s Blockchain Enforcement Lead

The United States has an unclear stance towards cryptocurrency. Despite that unclear stance, however, one major U.S. regulatory authority is urging the rest of the world to follow the country’s lead in crypto enforcement. Speaking in front of the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference on Monday, …

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How Law Enforcement Can Investigate Bitcoin Related Crimes And Why That’s Good

Bitcoin is just the first app we are using when dealing with the Blockchain. Soon we will see more ways people can squeeze the most out of Blockchain. Back in the 90s when the Internet was first becoming profit-oriented, no one would possibly have imagined that the Internet would breed …

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Polish Law Enforcement Investigating Bitcoin Exchange Shutdown

Prosecutors in Łódź, Poland, have launched an investigation into the shutdown of Bitcurex, one the country’s oldest and largest bitcoin exchanges. Earlier this year, the platform suddenly went offline, reportedly depriving its users of access to some 2,300 bitcoins. In October 2016, the bitcoin exchange told local media that its …

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Bitcoin Fraud Becomes More Frequent in India: Law Enforcement Agencies

Indian law enforcement agencies have said cyber crime involving Bitcoin is becoming “more frequent.” In an article published by local news resource Mail Today, a spokesman identified as a “senior crime branch officer” said that the rise was linked to a larger number of legitimate businesses accepting the digital currency. …

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Will Cryptocurrency Abuse be an Enforcement Focus for the IRS this Tax Season? | McGuireWoods LLP

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Will Cryptocurrency Abuse be an Enforcement Focus for the IRS this Tax Season? Blog Subject to Inquiry – Lexology (registration)

Will Cryptocurrency Abuse be an Enforcement Focus for the IRS this Tax Season? Blog Subject to InquiryLexology (registration)Of particular interest this year: whether cryptocurrency abuse will make the list. Cryptocurrencies, of which Bitcoin is the most well-known, are digital currencies not backed by any government. They trade on public markets …

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Canadian Law Enforcement Veteran Weighs in on Cryptocurrency and Financial Crimes Prevention – EIN News (press release)

Canadian Law Enforcement Veteran Weighs in on Cryptocurrency and Financial Crimes PreventionEIN News (press release)A sit-down with the former RCMP Chief Superintendent Marty Cheliak reveals the plans for current protection from financial crimes, as well as the future of cryptocurrency. When asked what roles cryptocurrency would play in the prevention …

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