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BitcoinThe Internal Revenue Service has assembled a specialized team of criminal investigators to build criminal tax evasion cases involving users of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a Bloomberg article
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BitcoinOver the course of the last two months, we have witnessed a flurry of enforcement activity with respect to initial coin offerings and virtual currency fraud schemes by the Securities
Continue Reading SEC’s Cyber Unit Shutters Another Alleged Initial Coin Offering Scam As Federal Cryptocurrency Fraud Crackdown Continues

Last week we reported on a flurry of enforcement activity by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s “Virtual Currency Task Force” with respect to virtual currency fraud schemes. On Thursday, January
Continue Reading CFTC’s Virtual Currency Task Force Files Suit to Shut Down Another Virtual Currency Scam