U.S. feds shut down Liberty Reserve

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  1. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    U.S. feds shut down Liberty Reserve, DoJ calls it ‘bank of choice for the criminal underworld’
    http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/28/liberty-reserve-shut-down-indictment/

    See also: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/05/u-s-government-seizes-libertyreserve-com/ See also: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...lleging-billions-in-money-laundering-charges/
    See also: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/05/liberty-reserve-indicted/ https://twitter.com/KimZetter/status/339438725136265217
     
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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/05/underweb-payments-post-liberty-reserve/
     
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/30/technology/anonymous-payment-schemes-thriving-on-web.html
     
  5. luciddream

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    Thanks for the heads up gentlemen...

    Bad news though. VPN vendors should respond by accepting cash.
     
  6. Mman79

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    See? Digital currency and its trading/exchange isn't untouchable. If the Feds want to do something bad enough, they'll find the way.
     
  7. siljaline

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    Your welcome, this was and is interesting.

     
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