U.S. Recovers Millions Paid In Bitcoin For Pipeline Ransomware

U.S. Recovers Millions Paid In Bitcoin For Pipeline Ransomware

“U.S. authorities have successfully recovered a ransom paid in Bitcoin by the company Colonial Pipeline, per a CNN report. In May, a cyberattack allegedly perpetrated by a Russia-backed hacker group called DarkSide halted the operations of this company. According to the report, Colonial Pipeline controls around 45% of the fuel for the U.S. East Coast.”

Source: NewsBTC

US Authorities Investigate Binance for Insider Trading and Market Manipulation: Report

“Binance’s troubles with regulators grow as U.S. authorities are now reportedly investigating the exchange for possible insider trading and market manipulation. The investigation involves the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The Justice Department (DOJ) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have also been investigating Binance on a separate issue. Binance

After Targeting BlockFi, State Regulators Now Set Their Eyes On Celsius

“Earlier this year, crypto lending platform BlockFi started facing the heat from state regulators in New Jersey, Texas, and Alabama. Other states have joined the fold since then, as well. Celsius this week is now facing similar cease and desist demands from all three of the same states that BlockFi