money laundering

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Arrested for Laundering Money After Literally Laundering Money

“They'll never think to look in the washing machine!"
Mack Lamoureux
11.23.18
money laundering

Scammers Are Using ‘Clash of Clans’ to Launder Money From Stolen Credit Cards

Scammers on Facebook are openly trading tools that automatically turn stolen credit card numbers into in-game currencies they can then sell for profit.
Matthew Gault
7.20.18
unmasked

Feds Pose as Cryptocurrency Money Launderer to Bust Alleged Dark Web Dealers

In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
Joseph Cox
6.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

The 35-year-old from New Brunswick has been charged with trafficking, money laundering, and several other crimes.
Manisha Krishnan
5.1.18
regulations, eh?

Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.
Corin Faife
3.20.18
blockchain

The International Monetary Fund Has a Dystopian Vision for the Blockchain

IMF head Christine Lagarde wants to “fight fire with fire” in order to regulate cryptocurrencies.
Jordan Pearson
3.13.18
last week in art

Um, Leonardo DiCaprio Is Handing a $3.2M Picasso Over to the Feds

Oh, and his Marlon Brando Oscar, too.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.19.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump is bringing Obama's half-brother Malik to tonight's debate, a fight broke out in New York over a nude Hillary Clinton statue, Michael Moore unveiled his new Trump documentary, and more.
VICE Staff
10.19.16
thump news

Spanish Police Find €2 Million in Ibiza Club Amnesia Following a Raid

UPDATE: Spanish police returned to Amnesia Ibiza to search for a second day following the previous day's raid.
Alexander Iadarola
7.5.16
crime

Bitcoin Might Make Tax Havens Obsolete

Bitcoin offers the tantalizing prospect of hiding untaxed income from the government without relying on foreign financial institutions or your mattress
Oliver Lee Bateman
6.22.16
News

The Journalist Who Blew the Whistle on Mossack Fonseca 18 Months Before the Panama Papers

Ken Silverstein spent 2014 unearthing how criminals and oligarchs hide their money, but his story got ignored.
Maddison Connaughton
4.6.16
News

Dutch Police Bust Multi-Million Dollar Bitcoin Laundering Ring

The investigation spanned five countries.
Joseph Cox
1.20.16
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