Month: January 2016

Ten arrested in Netherlands over bitcoin money-laundering allegations | Bitcoin

Dutch police have arrested 10 people in the Netherlands as part of an international investigation into money-laundering through sales of the shadowy virtual currency bitcoin, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Fifteen places were raided Tuesday in eight Dutch towns as part of the investigation, during which luxury cars, cash and the ingredients to make ecstasy were seized.

“Bank accounts and bitcoin accounts were also seized thanks to help from the United States, Australia, Morocco and…

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