An international cryptocurrency fraud cartel has been busted by a joint investigation between US and foreign authorities. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week that it has charged 20 people, including 16 foreigners for being part of an international organized crime syndicate that saw American citizens defrauded for millions of dollars. “The defendants allegedly orchestrated a highly organized and sophisticated scheme to steal money from unsuspecting victims in America and then launder their funds using cryptocurrency,” said Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski in the DOJ’s statement. According to the statement, the criminal conspiracy had defrauded Americans by listing products…

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