Bitcoin Crime

Day Trader Allegedly Used Bitcoin to Hide Fraudulent Proceeds

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Joseph P. Willner, a 42-year-old resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, was allegedly indicted on a four-count charge by a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of New York. The self-proclaimed day trader was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud and Computer Intrusion, Security Fraud and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering as contained in the court filings. Between September 2014 and May [...]

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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer BTC-E Admin’s Legal Future Thrown Into Turmoil

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A Greek court approved Russia’s extradition request for alleged BTC-e operator and Bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, throwing his judicial future into question. As CCN has reported, Vinnik — a 37-year-old Russian national — was arrested in July while vacationing in Greece in connection with alleged financial crimes he committed while operating Bitcoin exchange BTC-e. Earlier this month, a three-judge panel approved a request to extradite him to the [...]

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