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Justice Department Charges Individuals for Attempting to Launder Billions in Stolen Bitcoin

On Feb. 8, the Department of Justice released a criminal complaint against two individuals for an alleged conspiracy to launder billions of dollars in cryptocurrency. The Justice Department charged Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan with conspiring to commit money laundering and conspiring to defraud the United States. 


FBI Arrests Russian-Based Hacking Platform Owner

FBI officials arrested an alleged Russian hacker, Kirill Firsov, on March 7 in New York City and shut down the cyber platform he operated, according to court documents unsealed Monday. Firsov is the suspected administrator of DEER.IO, a Russian-Based cyber platform that allows criminals to operate “storefronts” and sell illegally-obtained data and personally identifiable information.

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