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New Zealand seizes $90 million in assets of Russian cybercrime suspect: "The police said it seized the assets because they were being held in a New Zealand company owned by Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of masterminding a bitcoin laundering ring..."
New Zealand has seized $90m worth of assets belonging to Russian, Alexander Vinnik, wanted in France and the United States. Vinnik allegedly controlled a Bitcoin laundering ring that handled billions of dollars via a digital currency exchange, BTC-e.
NZ Authorities Seize $90M From Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Alexander Vinnik
New Zealand police have recovered $90 million connected to the case against suspected Bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik. According to Jared Savage at the New Zealand Herald, the police Asset Recovery Unit have frozen roughly 140 million NZD ($90 million) controlled by a company in connection to the investigation of Vinnik. Police Commissioner Andrew Coster […]
Notably, the genesis block of Bitcoin contained a footnote addressing the bailouts of banks in 2008 and 2009 [“The Times 3 January 2009 - Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.”] Most cybercriminals involved in money-laundering activities would much rather use cash than Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency, according to a new report. Money laundering with Bitcoin. Is Bitcoin really the preferred method for criminals to carry out money laundering activities? Crypto assets are a digital representation of value that can be traded or transferred digitally and used as a form of payment. Bitcoin is the most popular digital asset used today. Laundering money through bitcoin is a bad idea—not only because it’s illegal, but also because it leaves a permanent trail. Defendants have repeatedly been undone because they’ve relied on ... “Bitcoin is mainly used for money laundering” In 2018, the Bitcoin network settled over $400 Billion in value. That is 160 times larger than the total amount of Bitcoin laundered to date and shows that money laundering constitutes a negligible fraction of the Bitcoin economy. “Bitcoin laundering cannot be prevented”
A case in where a man was sentenced to 1 year and 1 day in prison for money laundering has lost quite the amount. In 2015 feds seized $118,000 in bitcoins and cash (they didn't specify the amount ... If asked right now, can you explain what money laundering is? More importantly, did you know that money laundering is the reason for pizza in USA? In this vi... BitLaunder - Bitcoin Laundering and Mixing. Loading... Unsubscribe from BitLaunder - Bitcoin Laundering and Mixing? Cancel Unsubscribe. Working... Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 9. Following criminal cash from the streets of London to the gold markets of Dubai, BBC Panorama and the French media company Premieres Lignes reveal how an int... Bitcoin's vice chairman was arrested for illicit activity and charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering. Charlie Shrem, chief executive of the bitco...