Blockchain Forensics Firm Uncovers 15 Million Crypto Addresses Tied To Sanctioned Russians

A crypto forensics firm announced the discovery of information on a digital wallet believed to be associated with Russian oligarchs and sanctioned officials. Tom Robinson, co-founder of Elliptic, disclosed Monday that the wallet has large digital asset holdings worth millions of dollars. Illicit Crypto ...Read More

SEC Proposes to Redefine “Exchange”—New Definition Could Subject Blockchain Crypto Platforms to SEC Regulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) has released a proposal to amend Exchange Act Rule 3b-16, Regulation ATS, and Regulation SCI.1  Criticized by SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce as “too wide-ranging” and “unwieldy” with too short of a comment period,2 the proposed rule, which ...Read More

Hackers start to return some of the $600 million they stole in one of the biggest crypto heists

Hackers have started returning some of the $600 million they stole in what’s likely to be one of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts ever. The cybercriminals exploited a vulnerability in Poly Network, a platform that looks to connect different blockchains so that they can work ...Read More