Capital Markets Crypto Cybercrime Espionage Money Laundering
Buzzfeed Set to Report on 36 SARs Linked to Rogue Russian Crypto Exchange BTC-e, Hopefully Doesn’t Steele-Job it
Buzzfeed and Czech media outlet Investigace.cz are planning to report on 36 suspicious activity reports linked to a key payment processor for rogue Russian crypto-exchange BTC-e as early as this Sunday. This scoop marks the most geopolitically significant crypto thread in the financial-intelligence fiasco destined to be enshrined in history as ‘FinCENgate.’ According to Sergey Mayzus, a 45-year-old Russian national who is the majority owner of Mayzus Financial Services, which…
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Two Multinational Banks Ensnared in Panama Papers-Style Leak of FinCEN Data, as U.S. Election Draws Near
In several Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence scoops last week, Aussie reporter Nathan Lynch revealed that the U.S. Treasury’s financial intelligence unit is bracing itself for the publication of a “Panama Papers-style” leak of sensitive data by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners. The TRRI story says that the ICIJ’s “consortium members are preparing to publish simultaneously on a pre-determined date. The participating media outlets have…