Crime

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Crime.

EU’s Top Cop Calls For Stricter Cryptocurrency Policing

Europe’s top policeman has joined the clamour for more regulation of cryptocurrency to stop organised crime gangs from laundering their illicit cash. Europol director Rob Wainwright reckons criminals generate £100 billion each year from people trafficking, drugs, illegal weapons and other activities – and that between £3 billion and £4 billion is washed clean through … Read more

No Protection For Bitcoin Investors Who Lose Money

The financial consequences of investing in virtual currencies have become clearer following a £3.3 million hack of one of the UK’s leading Bitcoin platforms. Bitstamp lost 19,000 Bitcoins when computer systems were compromised by hackers earlier this month. The exchange investigated the incident and determined someone had hacked their systems and stolen the virtual currency. … Read more