Hydra market's servers, $25M in bitcoin seized by German police in dark web sting

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP German federal police said Tuesday they had shut down the dark web Hydra market, which trafficked in illegal narcotics and helped…

$3.6 billion worth of Bitcoin seized from crooks tied to 2016’s Bitfinex hack

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has confirmed seizing $3.6 billion worth of Bitcoin in what could be termed as DoJ’s largest ever finance bust. The money was taken from…

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes Around 2000 public and private sector experts joined forces this week at a virtual conference designed to promote information sharing in the…

Passports Now Most Attacked Form of ID

Passports Now Most Attacked Form of ID A new report on identity fraud has found that passports are now the most frequently attacked form of identity document. Onfido's 2022 Identity…

Prison for Newstar Websites Money Launderer

Prison for Newstar Websites Money Launderer The United States has imprisoned a woman for her role in a child sexual abuse material (CSAM) subscription service that produced millions of images…

Romance Fraudster Targeted 670 Women Online

Romance Fraudster Targeted 670 Women Online A romance fraudster who targeted hundreds of women online has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering. Osagie Aigbonohan, 40, from Lagos,…

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown European police have identified over 18,000 money mules and arrested 1800 in a significant crackdown on money laundering. Some 27 countries took…

Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors The U.S. government sanctioned the cryptocurrency exchange SUEX for moving money for ransomware actors.…

FBI seized $2.3 million in cryptocurrency from REvil ransomware affiliate

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI in August seized approximately $2.3 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker affiliated with the REvil ransomware gang, according…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …