DOJ arrests two for allegedly laundering $4.5B from crypto hack (updated)

Feb. 08, 2022 12:10 PM ETBTC-USDBy: Liz Kiesche, SA News Editor40 Comments

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The U.S. Department of Justice arrested a couple who allegedly conspired to launder $4.5B of cryptocurrency stolen during the 2016 hack of Bitfinex, a virtual currency exchange. So far, law enforcement has recovered more than $3.6B in crypto linked to the

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