Seizure

FBI Launches New Virtual Asset Unit Focuses on Blockchain and Seizure of Virtual Assets Including Cryptocurrencies

The Department of Justice on Thursday appointed Eun Young Choi to serve as the first Director of the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET). The NCET was established to ensure the department meets the challenge posed by the criminal misuse of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, and comprises attorneys from across the department, including prosecutors with backgrounds…

NCLU Takes Fight to Save Missouri Chimps From PETA’s Potentially Deadly Seizure to Supreme Court

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JUST IN: Senate Democrats Demand Bill Barr, Jeff Sessions Testify About DOJ Seizure of Apple Data From House Dems

Senate Democrats are now demanding former Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the seizure of Apple data from House Democrats. According to the New York Times, the DOJ under Trump subpoenaed Apple for data from Democrat House Intelligence committee members and aides in their hunt for leakers. The records were seized in…

UK Supreme Court Accepts Guaido’s Appeal For Control Over BoE’s Seizure Of Venezuelan Gold

Back in November 2018, the Bank of England refused to release Venezuela’s gold holdings due to its insistence that standard measures to prevent money-laundering be taken – “including clarification of the Venezuelan government’s intentions for the gold.” “There are concerns that Mr. Maduro may seize the gold, which is owned by the state, and sell it for…