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Brazilian investment firm J&F pleads guilty to bribery, agrees to pay $283M penalty 

J&F Investimentos S.A. (J&F), a Brazilian investment firm admitted to engaging in a long-running bribery scheme. It agreed to pay a total of more...

DOJ releases Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released the “Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework” highlighting the emerging threats associated with the frequent and increasing use of digital assets...
BitMEX mobile

BitMEX former CTO Samuel Reed released from U.S. custody on $5 million bond

Samuel Reed, the co-founder and former chief technology officer (CTO) of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform, has been released from U.S. custody on a...

Surf Financial CEO David Nava pleaded guilty to multi-million dollar securities and tax fraud

David Nava, the CEO of Surf Financial Group LLC admitted to operating multi-million dollar securities and tax fraud scheme and an unlicensed money services...

Citibank ordered to pay $400M penalty over its “unsafe or unsound banking practices”

Citibank (NYSE: C) agreed to pay a civil penalty of $400 million to resolve charges by the Federal Reserve and Office of the Comptroller...
John McAfee

John McAfee accused of tax evasion and fraudulently promoting ICOs

John McAfee, a businessman, computer programmer, and the founder of the software company McAfee Associates, is facing two separate lawsuits filed by the U.S....
Team Executer leaders arrested

Two Leaders of Notorious Videogame Piracy Group “Team Xecuter” Arrested

Two leaders of “Team Xecuter,” one of the world’s most notorious video game piracy groups, have been arrested and indicted. On Friday, the U.S. Department...

DOJ charges 345 people involve in more than $6 billion healthcare fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) charged 345 people, including doctors,  nurses, and a variety of medical professionals allegedly involved in more than $6 billion in...
debt collectors

FTC Operation Corrupt Collector shuts down two abusive South Carolina debt collection firms

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in conjunction with state and federal law enforcement groups launched Operation Corrupt Collector, targeting phantom and abusive debt collection practices. The ...

CFTC Charges PaxForex for Offering Illegal Leverage Transactions in Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin

Laino Group Limited also doing business as PaxForex is facing a civil lawsuit alleging that it is offering unlawful leverage transactions in cryptocurrencies and...

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Microsoft is number one in the list of the most imitated brands for phishing attempts to steal an individual's personal information or payment credential...