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The CFPB is looking into Venmo by requesting documents from PayPal

The CFPB is looking into Venmo by requesting documents from PayPal

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking into unauthorized fund transfers on social payments platform Venmo, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The CFPB issued a documents request to Venmo’s parent company PayPal on Jan. 21. PayPal disclosed the request in its most recent 10-K filing with the …

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Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed documents related to a drug smuggling case alleging that a cartel attempted to bribe U.S. officials and purchase U.S. passports using the cryptocurrency Tether. As first reported by Decrypt, the documents, which were published September 24, accuse six individuals of laundering millions for drug cartels over the course …

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Leaked documents detail how Coinsquare used automated tools to inflate exchange volume: report

Leaked documents detail how Coinsquare used automated tools to inflate exchange volume: report

Vice’s Motherboard published an article Friday that outlined how Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has allegedly used automated trading software to inflate its trading volumes. According to the report, Motherboard obtained leaked emails, Slack messages and other files. Based on the materials gathered, Coinsquare appeared buying and selling cryptocurrencies between accounts it controlled, an activity known …

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