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Letartóztatták a Bitcoin Fog mixer állítólagos üzemeltetőjét

Az amerikai hatóságok őrizetbe vettek egy orosz és svéd állampolgársággal rendelkező férfit, Roman Sterlingovot, miután a Bitcoin Fog nevű bitcoin mixer működtetőjeként azonosították őt. Jelenleg engedély nélküli pénzátutalással és pénzmosással vádolják. Blokklánc analízissel azonosították a Bitcoin Fog fő emberét Az IRS, az amerikai adóhatóság egyik ügynökének beszámolója szerint Sterlingovot blokklánc analízis segítségével azonosították. Az analízis arra is fény derített, hogy a Bitcoin Fog eddigi működése során csaknem 1,2 millió BTC-t küldtek át a szolgáltatás segítségével. Ez csaknem 336 millió dollárt ért összesen (kb. 101 milliárd Ft). Bár a BTC tranzakciók pszeudoanonim címekkel rendelkeznek, jó pár technikát fejlesztettek már ki arra…

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Alleged $366M Bitcoin mixer busted after analysis of 10 years of blockchain data

A Swedish-Russian citizen has been charged with operating a multi-million Bitcoin laundering service after authorities traced his crypto transactions from 2011. U.S. authorities have arrested the alleged mastermind behind a multi-million darknet-based BTC mixing service, Bitcoin Fog, after analyzing 10 years of blockchain data. Authorities have issued a chilling warning to other users of illegal blockchain services: Anything you do today may come back to haunt you as “this activity is on this ledger forever” and ever-more sophisticated analytics technology can track down crimes committed years earlier. For approximately a decade, Bitcoin Fog has enabled users to conceal the origin…

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Alleged Bitcoin Fog Operator Arrested for Money Laundering, Admin Accused of Mixing 1.2 Million BTC

U.S. law enforcement arrested the alleged operator of Bitcoin Fog, Roman Sterlingov in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Documents show Sterlingov is accused of laundering over 1.2 million bitcoin via the Bitcoin Fog mixer, a tool that allows users to mix transactions together. According to federal investigators, Sterlingov ran the operation for ten years and processed $336 million in BTC transactions. US Government Charges Alleged Bitcoin Fog Kingpin With Money Laundering The U.S. government has charged and arrested a Russian and Swedish citizen Roman Sterlingov with money laundering using a bitcoin mixer. Ostensibly, Sterlingov was the lead administrator in the Bitcoin…

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U.S. Officials Arrest Alleged Operator Of Mixing Service Bitcoin Fog

U.S. officials have arrested the alleged operator of Bitcoin Fog, a custodial bitcoin mixer that it says processed over 1.2 million BTC. U.S. officials have arrested Roman Sterlingov, a citizen of Russia and Sweden, after identifying him as the alleged operator of custodial bitcoin mixing service Bitcoin Fog. According to an arrest warrant, Sterlingov faces three charges: unlicensed money transmission, money laundering and money transmission without a license. An affidavit filed by a special agent of the Internal Revenue Service revealed that Sterlingov was identified through blockchain analysis. The tactic used by law enforcement also allowed it to “[confirm] that…

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