The Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking in the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign used bitcoin to finance their operations. The hackers used more than $95,000 to purchase computer servers, register website domains and pay for other “unspecified hacking activities”.  They used some of their bitcoins to pay for the registration […]

On 8 May 2018, a  former CIA officer was indicted on a charge of conspiring to commit espionage. Jerry Chun Shing Lee was approached by two Chinese intelligence officers who offered to pay him for information. The intelligence officers provided Lee with a series of email address through which they would communicate. The information Lee […]

In 2013, Danske Bank was made aware of potential money laundering through its branch in Estonia. The whistleblower report suggested that the bank was being used by Putin’s family and a group of accused money launderers to launder funds, and that the Russian Intelligence Service, the FSB, was also using it for the same purpose. […]