White Collar Crimes

Is cryptocurrency secret? Law enforcement more able to trace it

On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline’s computer systems were breached in a highly publicized ransomware attack. It had to shut down the pipeline until it paid approximately 75 bitcoins to

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Should the Jan. 6 capitol riot be investigated or forgotten?

On Jan. 6, a flood of people stormed the U.S. Capitol building. Windows were crushed. Police barricades were broken. Lawmakers fled the building. Some of the rioters assaulted police officers.

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California man convicted of bank fraud for hiding pot transactions

It’s not easy selling the green. Marijuana is legal, at least for medical use, in most U.S. states (it’s not yet allowed here in North Carolina), but it’s still illegal

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Police continue arrests for drug crimes that won’t be prosecuted

Late last year, Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather announced that his office would stop prosecuting most simple drug possession cases – even felonies. He made the announcement in response

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