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Australian Civil Servant Caught Mining Crypto With Government Hardware

n nn nn The Australian Federal Police AFP has charged a government employee alleged to have misused government IT infrastructure for personal cryptomining operations, per a press release.In the release, the AFP states that the unnamed 33-year-old man is an IT contractor with the Australian government, who took advantage of his access to manipulate programs to use the processing power ...

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FinCEN Issues First-Ever Civil Penalty Against Bitcoin Exchange

n nn nn The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network FinCEN, a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has imposed its first-ever penalty on a peer-to-peer crypto exchange for violating AML regulations, among other violations.FinCEN announced the penalty on its website on April 18, 2019, declaring that it had levied a civil money penalty against bitcoin trader Eric Powers for ...

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Jussie Smollett, Chicago officials face off in nasty legal battle over civil fine

Jussie Smollett's pugnacious lawyer, Mark Geragos, told Chicago officials to prepare for legal battle over city's demand for $ 130,000 fine for hate-crime investigation.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Blockchain-Based Journalism Platform Civil Launches

Blockchain media startup Civil has launched despite an ill-fated token sale late last year Cointelegraph.com News

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Civil Forfeiture Is State-Sanctioned Theft

Ever since 1929, the FBI has shared annual crime statistics via the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Each year, it breaks down criminal activity into such categories as homicide, weapons, human trafficking, and hate crime. One category that is noticeably absent from the report is civil asset forfeiture. In the eyes of the law, this is a perfectly reasonable provision for ...

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Blockchain Journalism Project Civil to Launch in February Despite Token Sale Flop

Blockchain-based journalism platform Civil plans to launch in February, after which it will start selling CVL tokens again Cointelegraph.com News

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George H.W. Bush leaves mixed record on race, civil rights

George H.W. Bush vetoed a Civil Rights Act that would have expanded job protections in 1990.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Mt. Gox Trustee Announces Efforts to Extend Deadline for Civil Rehabilitation Claims

The trustee of the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is making efforts to extend the deadline for filing civil rehabilitation claims until Dec. 26, 2018 Cointelegraph.com News

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