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Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacks Saw Uptick in 2019 (But Thieves Made Off with Less) (beincrypto.com) 01/22/2020 - 6:25pm
A new report released by blockchain analysis firm, Chainalysis, shows that cryptocurrency exchange hacks in 2019 resulted in a theft of $283 million — a sharp drop from 2018 which saw roughly $875 ...
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Tenth Quarterly Burn Decouples BNB from Binance Profit (cryptobriefing.com) 01/22/2020 - 9:21am
Binance’s tenth quarterly BNB burn had analysts discussing the exchange’s continued rise in implied profits despite a supposedly slower quarter. Binance BNB Burn #10 and Presumptive Profit The quarterly BNB burn has become something of a market indicator for the health of the broader crypto industry. Binance’s tenth burn of over 2.2 million BNB...
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Cryptocurrency hackers stole less money in 2019, despite higher activity (thene.tw) 01/22/2020 - 1:57am
Cryptocurrency criminals ramped up their activity last year, carrying out more hacks but stealing less money. According to blockchain analysis company Chainalysis, 2019 saw more cryptocurrency hacks ...
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Britain’s Tax Agency Offering Contract for Tech to Combat Crypto Tax Evasion (cointelegraph.com) 01/21/2020 - 6:29pm
Last week, Cointelegraph reported on the rise of terrorist operations more adroitly utilizing cryptocurrency to fund operations. U.S.-based Chainalysis identified Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades (AQB), ...
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Bitcoin Scaling: How Liquid Sidechain Could be Better Than Lightning (bitcoinist.com) 01/21/2020 - 4:00pm
It is painfully clear that bitcoin needs to scale in terms of transactions if it is ever to be mass adopted as a peer-to-peer currency. Two solutions currently address the issue, the Lightning Network and Liquid sidechain, but which one is best? Scaling Bitcoin For The Future Like it or not, bitcoin is currently painfully slow and limited. With a...
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New U.S. Bill Could Make Small Crypto Transactions Tax-Exempt (cryptobriefing.com) 01/21/2020 - 3:10am
U.S. Congress has introduced a bill that could make it easier for consumers to spend their Bitcoin . Representatives proposed the bill on Thursday, Jan. 16. Known as the Virtual Currency Fairness Act of 2020, the bill eliminates the need for consumers to calculate taxes on crypto transactions that result in capital gains under $200. The change...
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Binance CEO responds to Chainalysis report; says data should be publicly available (bitcoinwarrior.net) 01/20/2020 - 5:17pm
On 15 January, blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis released a report claiming that cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance and Huobi, had received around 50% of all cryptocurrencies laundered through OTC ...
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Paris Blockchain Week Summit (PBWS) Announces Its 2020 Speaker Lineup (coinfo) 01/20/2020 - 3:39pm
Paris Blockchain Week Summit has announced its 2020 Speaker LineupFollowing a Successful First Year, Global Conference to Feature Prominent Speakers in Politics, Technology, Business and Finance, with support from Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy and Finan ce. Paris, France – January 20th, 2020 – Paris Blockchain Week Summit (PBWS...
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UK’s tax authority wants to deploy a blockchain analytics tool to catch crypto cybercriminals (theblockcrypto.com) 01/20/2020 - 11:00am
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the U.K.’s tax authority, is looking to deploy a blockchain analytics tool that could help it identify cybercriminals trading in cryptocurrencies. The tax agency wants to analyze cryptocurrency transactions, such as for bitcoin and ether, which are being used for “tax evasion and money-laundering,” news outlet...
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How Cybercriminals Are Converting Cryptocurrency to Cash (databreachtoday.com) 01/20/2020 - 5:40am
See Also: Unlocking IAM - Balancing Frictionless Registration & Data Integrity During 2019, analysts at Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin that criminal entities sent through cryptocurrency ...
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Binance’s CEO Has Responded to Chainalysis’ Laundering Claims (cryptobriefing.com) 01/20/2020 - 4:27am
Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, has taken to Twitter to contest recent reports from the blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. In the Jan. 15 report, the firm claimed that Binance had received approximately one-quarter of all cryptocurrencies laundered through OTC brokers in 2019. Though Chainalysis primarily blamed the OTC brokers that...
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Binance CEO accuses Chainalysis of ‘bad business’ over AML report (coinrivet.com) 01/20/2020 - 12:10am
On January 15, blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis released an excerpt from its 2020 Crypto Crime Report. Among the results, it found that exchanges Binance and Huobi received more than 50% of all ...
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Chainalysis Finds Terrorists Are Refining Crypto Financing Operations (cointelegraph.com) 01/18/2020 - 9:47am
A new study by Chainalysis finds that terrorists are refining their financing operations using cryptocurrency. Earlier today, Jan. 17, the blockchain analysts identified Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Briga ...
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Binance and Huobi receive more illicit Bitcoin than all other exchanges (finance.yahoo.com) 01/17/2020 - 7:19pm
Despite having strict KYC procedures in place, Binance and Huobi received more illicit Bitcoin than all other exchanges in 2019. An excerpt from the Chainalysis 2020 Crypto Crime Report points out ...
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Study: Crypto Criminals Sent $2.8B To Exchanges In 2019 (pymnts.com) 01/17/2020 - 3:43pm
Chainalysis reported in a recent blog post that last year, $2.8 billion in bitcoin moved from criminal entities to crypto exchanges. A bit more than 50 percent of that tally went to just two exchanges ...
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Chainalysis Suggests $2.8 Billion in Bitcoin Was Laundered Last Year (dyernews.com) 01/17/2020 - 1:17pm
For as much mainstream success and acceptance as Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have enjoyed in recent years, there are still those who remain skeptical of digital currency. In addition to those ...
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Crypto Terrorism Funding Is Growing More Sophisticated (msn.com) 01/17/2020 - 11:10am
Terrorism financing schemes using cryptocurrencies are growing in sophistication, according to researcher Chainalysis Inc., which helps law enforcement track digital-coin transactions. In one instance ...
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Crypto Terrorism Funding Grows More Sophisticated, Study Finds (bloomberg.com) 01/17/2020 - 1:00am
Terrorism financing schemes using cryptocurrencies are growing in sophistication, according to researcher Chainalysis Inc., which helps law enforcement track digital-coin transactions.
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Chainalysis Report Confirms Huobi and Binance are Invovled in Laundering Illicit BTC Streams (themerkle.com) 01/17/2020 - 12:00am
Chainalysis is a well-respected blockchain analysis firm. In its yearly report, the findings do not paint a positive picture for some key crypto exchanges. The yearly Chainalysis report always provides some interesting insights into the cryptocurrency industry. Chainalysis Keeps Following the Funds For years, bitcoin and altcoins have often been...
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Criminals using Bitcoin: Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in BTC sent to exchanges by criminals in 2019 (bitcoinwarrior.net) 01/16/2020 - 4:38pm
Chainalysis revealed that many criminals using Bitcoin send their funds to exchange wallets to liquidate them as fiat. The firm revealed that the amount of sum sent by criminals was astronomical in ...
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Chainalysis: Two Major Crypto Exchanges Responsible for More Than Half of Illicit $2.8 Billion BTC (coinspice.io) 01/16/2020 - 2:11pm
TL;DR: Blockchain security and analytics firm Chainalysis published an excerpt from the forthcoming 2020 Crypto Crime Report . In it, researchers “traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin that moved from criminal entities to exchanges. Just over 50% went to the top two: Binance and Huobi,” leading “all exchanges in illicit Bitcoin received by a significant...
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Research: Binance and Huobi Received Over 52% of Total $2.8B Illicit BTC in 2019 (cointelegraph.com) 01/16/2020 - 12:44pm
Chainalysis: Binance and Huobi together received over 52% of total $2.8 billion worth of Bitcoin sent from criminal sources in 2019
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Elliptic’s Liat Shetret: Congress risks losing the tech war to China if it bans privacy coins (theblockcrypto.com) 01/16/2020 - 10:39am
The U.S. risks losing its innovative edge if regulators create too much resistance to emerging blockchain applications like privacy coins, crypto compliance analyst Liat Shetret told Congress during a Wednesday hearing. On Jan. 15, the House of Representatives’ Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hosted a Congressional hearing that revisited the...
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Criminals laundered $2.8 billion in 2019 using crypto exchanges, finds a new analysis (technologyreview.com) 01/16/2020 - 7:17am
Criminals appear to be laundering an increasing amount of cryptocurrency by moving it to reputable exchanges, according to blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. The news: Chainalysis, which uses data ...
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Chainalysis: $2.8B Bitcoin Laundered Through Exchanges in 2019 - Crypto Briefing (cryptobriefing.com) 01/16/2020 - 5:41am
Chainalysis: $2.8B Bitcoin Laundered Through Exchanges in 2019 Crypto Briefing
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Chainalysis: $2.8B Bitcoin Laundered Through Exchanges in 2019 (cryptobriefing.com) 01/16/2020 - 5:40am
Chainalysis, a major blockchain analysis firm, has published a blog post concerning last year’s Bitcoin laundering trends. The Role of Exchanges and OTC Brokers The firm traced $2.8 billion of illicit Bitcoin that was deposited to exchanges over the course of 2019. Binance and Huobi each received about one-quarter of that total, while assorted...
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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminal entities to crypto exchanges. Binace and Huobi received the most illicit funds. (cryptopurview.com) 01/16/2020 - 5:36am
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Criminals Sent $2.8 Billion In Bitcoin to Crypto Exchanges: Chainalysis (insidebitcoins.com) 01/16/2020 - 3:30am
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis revealed interesting data about criminal involvement in Bitcoin. The firm said on Wednesday that it traced over $2.8 billion in Bitcoin which were poured into ...
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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year - Yahoo Finance (finance.yahoo.com) 01/15/2020 - 5:43pm
Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year Yahoo Finance
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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year (theblockcrypto.com) 01/15/2020 - 5:11pm
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis said Wednesday that it traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminals to crypto exchanges in 2019, with the bulk of those transactions going to Binance and Huobi. "While exchanges have always been a popular off-ramp for illicit cryptocurrency, they’ve taken in a steadily growing share since the...
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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year - The Block Crypto (theblockcrypto.com) 01/15/2020 - 5:11pm
Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year The Block Crypto
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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year (finance.yahoo.com) 01/15/2020 - 12:57pm
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis said Wednesday that it traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminals to crypto exchanges in 2019, with the bulk of those transactions going to Binance ...
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Report: OTC Brokers Might Have Helped Criminals To Liquidate Billions in Bitcoin in 2019 (coinfo) 01/15/2020 - 12:23pm
An excerpt from Chainalysis 2020 Crypto Crime Report, which comes out fully later this month, suggests that OTC (Over The Counter) brokers might have facilitated the largest cryptocurrency money laundering in 2019. In the report, cryptocurrency exchanges played as a common off-ramp for illicit crypto movement, and they have maintained the growth...
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Binance and Huobi Help Bitcoin (BTC) Criminals Launder Billions of Dollars: Chainalysis - U.Today (u.today/binance-and-huobi-help-bitcoin-btc-criminals-launder-billions-of-dollars-chainalysis) 01/15/2020 - 11:20am
Binance and Huobi Help Bitcoin (BTC) Criminals Launder Billions of Dollars: Chainalysis U.Today
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On-Chain Bitcoin Analysis Reveals New Depth of PlusToken Scam (cryptobriefing.com) 01/14/2020 - 10:42am
OXT Research , a tool from Samourai Wallet , recently revealed the full depth of last year’s PlusToken Bitcoin sell-off. Beyond a crash course in crypto privacy, this new data confirms a strong correlation with price actions for BTC over the past six months. Granular Data Reveals New Details Although the PlusToken scam was finally shut down late...
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Ripple Effect: The Biggest Companies That Began Supporting XRP in 2019 (dailyhodl.com) 01/08/2020 - 4:12pm
XRP gained a significant amount of enterprise support in 2019. Ripple, which sparked controversy throughout 2019 for its alleged control of XRP, has played a key role in pushing adoption of the digital asset, partnering with payments giant MoneyGram, as well as BitPay and BRD Wallet. Crypto lender SALT and digital asset ATM maker General Bytes...
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Funds Travel Rule: A Headache for Cryptocurrency Transmitters (law.com) 01/07/2020 - 3:50am
As a result, all regulations that generally apply to money transmitters also apply to transmitters of cryptocurrency. At the November 2019 Chainalysis Blockchain Symposium, FinCEN Director Kenneth ...
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Undercover DEA Investigation Leads to Alleged Bitcoin Trail With US Citizen Facing Up to 100 Years in Prison (dailyhodl.com) 01/05/2020 - 1:14pm
US citizen Joanna De Alba is being charged with “conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute” methamphetamine and heroin through the dark web. According to the indictment, the defendant allegedly performed the illegal transactions via illicit marketplaces that allowed users to make purchases using Bitcoin (BTC) and other...
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New Report Busts Major Bitcoin Myths: Electricity and Illicit Activity (dailyhodl.com) 01/04/2020 - 9:00am
A new research report conducted by Sasha Fleyshman, a trader at digital asset management firm Arca, is dissecting two major narratives that dog Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as environmental disasters that were designed to serve criminals. The report, “Bitcoin: Energy Consumption as a Corollary to Environmental Impact and the Potential of the...
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