Binance 3-Year Monitorship To Be Handled By FRA – Details |

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According to the latest report, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has granted the three-year monitorship of Binance to consulting firm Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA). This appointment is part of the exchange’s plea deal with the Justice Department last year. In November 2023, Binance entered into a plea deal with the DOJ related to […]

BTC-E Co-Founder Enters Guilty Plea For $9 Billion Money Laundering Conspiracy

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Co-founder of crypto exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering. In a public release by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on May 3, the Russian national has admitted to his role as one of the operators of BTC-e, facilitating $9 billion worth of illicit transactions between […]

DOJ Counters Tornado Cash Developer’s Motion To Dismiss – Details

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The US Department of Justice has released a rebuttal to Tornado Cash developer Roman Storm’s motion to dismiss the criminal charges levied against him by the government. In a filing submitted on Friday, the DOJ rebuffed several arguments made by the defendant’s lawyers while nudging the court to ensure the case undergoes a proper trial. […]

DOJ To Acquire Extensive Oversight Over Binance Following Settlement – Details

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Recently unveiled court documents from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) reveals a significant depth of oversight by the federal regulator into the operational activities of Binance, following the $4.3 billion settlement deal between both parties last month. This development comes as the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now begun to incorporate facts from the […]

Sam Bankman-Fried Trial: DOJ To Summon FTX Clients And Investors As Witnesses |

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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed its plans to call former FTX customers, investors, and staff as witnesses in the forthcoming trial of Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the co-founder of the now-defunct FTX exchange. The former FTX boss faces a statutory maximum of 110 years of jail time if found guilty of the […]

Sam Bankman-Fried Trial: Prosecutors Slam Proposed Questions For Jury Selection |

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Prosecutors in the case against the former CEO of the now-defunct FTX exchange, Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), have pushed back against the defense’s suggested questions for jury selection. The co-founder faces seven counts of fraud-related offenses, including wire fraud of FTX customers. On September 11, Bankman-Fried’s legal counsel proposed to ask potential jurors questions on various […]