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DOJ Arrests Man Who Reportedly Stole $9 Million Worth of Crypto

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has arrested security engineer Shakeeb Ahmed for engaging in the $9 million theft of an unnamed decentralized crypto exchange (DEX). The DOJ Has a Suspect The DOJ alleges Shakeeb created fake pricing data to generate fees through the exchange, which later allowed him to make ongoing withdrawals. He was arrested in mid-July of this year – approximately 12 months after he took part in the attack – following several days of...

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Crypto Tool Chip Mixer Shut Down by the DOJ

Chip Mixer – a notorious crypto tool designed to hide where digital currencies have been garnered or who they’re being used by – has been shut down by authorities with the Department of Justice (DOJ). At the time of writing, it is believed the tool allowed cyberthieves and assorted criminals to launder as much as $3 billion in illicit digital funds. Chip Mixer Is No More The DOJ also put out a statement claiming to have shuttered two sites associated with Chip Mixer...

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Former JPMorgan Executive Accused of Conducting Crypto Fraud

As per the Department of Justice, the executive took investors money saying that he would invest in high-yielding altcoins but actually used the money for his personal benefits. On Tuesday, April 11, the US Justice Department announced that a former investment banker who served at JPMorgan and the Deutsche Bank will face up to 20 years of jail term for allegedly committing crypto fraud. The DOJ arrested Rashawn Russell, 27, the registered broker, and shall be arraigned soon in the New...

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