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South Korean Crypto Exchanges Aid Police in Child Porn Investigation

South Korea’s four major cryptocurrency exchanges, Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit, reportedly stated that they would support the local police in investigating the so-called “nth rooms” phenomenon, which turned into a nation-wide scandal. Crypto Exchanges Reportedly Said Celebrities Were Users For years, dozens of South Korean middle school girls, and sometimes boys, were filmed performing […]

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French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the first examples of a government entity using a smart contract for operational purposes. French Gendarmerie Get Into Tezos The French Army and Gendarmerie’s Information and Public Relations Centre (SIRPA) announced the program, […]

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Chinese Police Raid Offices of ‘Well Known Crypto Project’

The police in China have carried out another raid on a cryptocurrency project, sealing up offices belonging to the GXChain (GXC) project. Well-Known 2017 Cryptocurrency Project Targeted by Police Tweeting on Wednesday (September 11, 2019), Primitive co-founder Dovey Wan revealed that the Chinese police has taken action against GXChain. BREAKING Another high profile 2017 ICO […]

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Spanish Police: Bitcoin ATMs Highlight Flaws in EU Money Laundering Rules

Following a Spanish investigation into a gang’s recently-busted money laundering operation, the nation’s police force claim to have exposed gaps in the European Union’s regulations designed to prevent money laundering. The group reportedly exploited the lack of  rules regarding Bitcoin trading terminals, popularly referred to as Bitcoin ATMs. Authorities believe the criminal group used the […]