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Cryptocurrency: Lichtenstein and Morgan Arrested; $4.5 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan gained charges of conspiracy to launder stolen cryptocurrency. A cybercrime unit headed by the IRS discovered that the two were trying to move $4.5 billion worth of Bitcoin without detection. Through their efforts, they recovered $3.6 billion in stolen Bitcoin. Efforts continue to try and catch all the stolen cryptocurrency.

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