Operator of bitcoin 'mixers' that served dark web markets faces $60 million FinCEN penalty
It's the first action of its kind by FinCEN, which assessed that the Helix and Coin Ninja services failed to file suspicious activity reports and follow other financial rules.
'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement
It’s only the latest in a series of international sting operations against illicit underground commerce.
Dark web marketplaces aren't the hacker hotbeds they used to be
Drugs, not malware, are the most popular items sold on dark web markets.
Tracing drug deals and kickbacks, feds arrest alleged operators of Deep Dot Web scheme
This action only is the latest in a steady international campaign aimed at rooting out dark web markets.
London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker
The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”
Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies
Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.