This illustration photo shows Heather Morgan, also known as “Razzlekhan,” on a phone in front of the Bitcoin logo displayed on a screen, in Washington, DC, February 9, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

NYC couple pleaded guilty to money laundering in Bitfinex hack

Ilya Lichtenstein also admitted, for the first time publicly, to carrying out the hack that resulted in a $3.6 billion seizure by the Department of Justice.
A North Korean flag flutters in the propaganda village of Gijungdong as seen from South Korea’s Taesungdong freedom village, in the Demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas in Paju on September 30, 2019. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

Latest North Korean hack targeting cryptocurrency shows troubling evolution, experts say

Experts warn that various North Korean hacking efforts are streamlining and evolving in ways that make them more difficult to defend and detect.
The U.S. government has shifted away from seizing assets from sanctioned Russian oligarchs such as this yacht owned by the Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov. Instead, authorities are taking down their money laundering networks and other financial systems. (Photo by Focke Strangmann/AFP via Getty Images)

IRS gives Ukraine tools to expose Russian oligarchs hiding riches in crypto exchanges

The agency's crime-fighting unit will provide licenses and training for a Chainalysis platform to track Russian oligarch's assets in Ukraine.