Today nearly $9 million worth of Tether, a cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, have been successfully seized. These seized funds were traced to cryptocurrency addresses allegedly associated with an organization that exploited over 70 victims through romance scams and cryptocurrency confidence scams, which are widely known as “pig butchering.”
Visitors to the sites of the illegal exchangers will now find a seizure banner that notifies them that the domain name has been seized by federal authorities.
The goal of the scam operation is to trick users into an opportunity for high-return investments and convince them to deposit a minimum amount of 250 EUR ($255) to sign up for the fake services.
On April 5th Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), announced the official takedown of Hydra, the world's largest illegal darknet marketplace.
Learn from Graham S., Head Investigation Team and his views on key challenges in 2022 for in house investigations teams and white collar crime lawyers, and how to meet the challenges and manage the associated risks.
Cloudflare has been an asset to cyber crime organizations due to their ability to hide IP addresses using their reverse proxy service, however it can also be an asset for researchers trying to investigate these organizations by correlating different websites hosted under their ownership
Earlier this year, the Republic of Malta quietly passed the the Online Publication of Court Judgments Conferment of Functions Regulations, 2021 Act., which means that Maltese Court documents become unreliable sources of information on a target individual.
The capability to verify email addresses / accounts by username is often time-consuming. In this article we introduce a very effective tool.
Next to Hate-Speech and Scam investigations, it came to attention, that malware authors can be increasingly seen using Telegram-based tactics to enhance their malware capabilities. Thise leads to the necessity of finding ways how to track back the owner and admin of a Telegram channel.
In this article we want to have closer look into forged and fictitious other materials, like used passports, that look legitimate, sometimes even to the trained eye.