Europol News

Europol Tracks Down Gang That Swaps Fake Notes for Bitcoin Online
Europol Tracks Down Gang That Swaps Fake Notes for Bitcoin Online
10 September 2019, 17:47
The Portuguese Judicial Police and Europol arrested five people associated with the creation of fake banknotes shipped to buyers in different European countries. The leader had collected $1.4 million worth of Bitcoins from his clients.
Europol Arrests 6 People Behind $27 Million Crypto Theft
Europol Arrests 6 People Behind $27 Million Crypto Theft
26 June 2019, 16:28

Europol said in a Wednesday press release that it has finally arrested six people (five men and one woman) alleged to be behind a €24 million (appr. $27 million) cryptocurrency theft.

Europol’s New Video Game to Train Officers on Crypto Investigation
Europol’s New Video Game to Train Officers on Crypto Investigation
14 June 2019, 17:21

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, popularly known as Europol revealed at the closure of its Sixth Cryptocurrency Meeting today that it is working on a new video game.

European Authorities Shuts Down 27,000 BTC Crypto Mixer
European Authorities Shuts Down 27,000 BTC Crypto Mixer
23 May 2019, 10:27
The Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD), Europol and enforcement agencies in Luxembourg, has successfully shut down cryptocurrency mixing service provider, Bestmixer.io.
Europol Seize Six-Figure Worth of Crypto from Dark Web Raid
Europol Seize Six-Figure Worth of Crypto from Dark Web Raid
04 May 2019, 02:19
A recent raid by the European Police authorities led to the arrest of three suspects as well as the seizure of cash worth €550,000 (appr. $616,600) and Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrencies in the six-figure region.
Stolen $11.4 Million IOTA Tokens Found
Stolen $11.4 Million IOTA Tokens Found
31 January 2019, 14:09
Millions of IOTA tokens that were purportedly stolen in January 2018, by a U.K resident is now with European Authorities
Europol Arrest $11m Crypto Theft Suspect
Europol Arrest $11m Crypto Theft Suspect
25 January 2019, 13:37
European Union law enforcement agency, Europol has reportedly caught up with a 36-year old British man alleged to be the mastermind of $11 million crypto theft in early 2018