Citigroup Looking For Certified Bitcoin Professionals To Tackle Money Laundering

Announcements, News | April 19, 2018 By:

Financial services giant Citigroup is looking for bitcoin professionals to beef up its anti-money laundering team.

According to LinkedIn job ads, the New York-based financial-services giant is looking for a vice president and senior vice president for its anti-money laundering division to explore risks associated with money laundering in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.


Iceland’s “Big Bitcoin Heist” Suspect Escapes From Prison

Crime, News | April 19, 2018 By:

The suspected mastermind behind the theft of 600 bitcoin mining rigs in Iceland has escaped from prison and fled to Sweden, police said.

Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped through a window of the low-security Sogn prison in rural southern Iceland. Guards only realized Stefansson was gone after he had boarded the Icelandair flight bound for Stockholm Arlanda airport at Keflavik Airport,