The investigation, dubbed “Operation Kryptos,” involved an alleged financial pyramid scheme.
Retired Brazilian midfielder Anderson is one of eight people alleged to have been involved in a R$35 million ($6.5 million) money laundering operation.
That's the difference in value since the time of the dealer's prosecution while he was in jail.
"WHAT A FUNNY GAME," the Poly Network attacker wrote into a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain.
The attacker now says they are considering accepting the $500,000 bounty offered by Poly Network as a reward for returning the funds, and using it to pay anyone else who can hack the DeFi site.
He is charged with helping North Korea circumvent sanctions through the use of crypto.
Customs authorities say the alleged money laundering syndicate charged criminal clients a commission of 3% to 5%.
Lee Jung-hoon allegedly took the funds from BK Group owner Kim Byeong-gun as an upfront "contract fee" in acquisition negotiations.
The seizure was made based on intel regarding the transfer of criminal assets, a statement from the police read.
Africrypt investors were told not to inform police of the purported hack because it could slow the recovery of their funds.
The operation used intelligence gathered from an encrypted service developed by the FBI and Australian police.
“It’s certainly not what we were expecting!" one of the officers said.
Uphold's former chief compliance officer allegedly misdirected corporate and user funds. He denies the claim, though a private investigator says there may be more.
The Iranian government is attempting to trace illegal crypto-mining operations to reduce the strain on the country’s electricity supply.
Although Iranian officials confirmed arresting members of Estavi’s company, it is unclear if the Malaysia-based businessman was one of those detained.