6 Bankers Accused of Earning €30M in Bonuses From German Fraud, Tax Lawyer Out on €4M Bail

6 Bankers Accused of Earning €30M in Bonuses From Fraud Scheme in Germany, Tax Lawyer Out on €4M BailFormer bank employees have received bonuses worth millions of euros in an illegal trading scheme that also involved a tax lawyer, prosecutors in Frankfurt revealed this week. The case is part of multiple investigations carried out across Germany, the hardest hit country in a notorious tax fraud scandal known as the Cum-ex Files. Also read: […]

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Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies Bail

Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies BailU.S. law enforcement filed in November criminal charges against Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith because he traveled to North Korea and taught “his audience how to use blockchain technology.” Griffith was arrested on Thanksgiving Day and has been forced to remain in prison the whole time. On Dec. 26, SDNY Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses refused Griffith’s […]

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French Businessman Detained for Stealing €1.2 Million in Crypto From His Partners

French Businessman Detained for Stealing €1.2 Million in Crypto From His PartnersAn investigation launched on the request of a French startup has led to the indictment of a 37-year-old entrepreneur accused of stealing 182 BTC from the company he cofounded. Embezzlement of money is one the charges brought against him by the public prosecutor’s office in Paris. Also read: Russia’s Supreme Court Recognizes Tokens as Assets […]

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Russia Blocks 2 Crypto News Websites

Russia Blocks 2 Crypto News WebsitesRussian authorities have restricted access to a couple of cryptocurrency news outlets. The formal reasons for the censorship move are different in each case but the end result is the same. In both, regulators have acted on the basis of a law that empowers them to block online sources of information that have been banned […]

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