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New Zealand Police Seize $4.2 M in Crypto in Movie Piracy Investigation

The national police force of New Zealand seize over $4 million in cryptocurrency from Jaron David McIvor, suspected of laundering proceeds from online movie piracy. The national police force of New Zealand have seized between NZ$6.2 and NZ$6.7 million in cryptocurrency from a man who allegedly was involved in online movie piracy in the United […]

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Report: New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Hack Continues

The hacker who breached New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia reportedly still has access to the exchange’s wallets. Two weeks after it first reported a hack, New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is still compromised by cyber criminals, according to a blog post from blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus on Jan. 29. The exchange suspended services after detecting a […]

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New Zealand Gov’t-Backed Institute Issues Grant to Crypto Wallet and Trading Service

New Zealand government-backed innovation institute Callaghan Innovation issued a grant for $330,000 to a domestic crypto wallet and trading service.   New Zealand’s state-backed innovation institute Callaghan Innovation awarded a $330,000 grant to a local crypto wallet and trading service, according to a press release published Tuesday, Oct. 30. Callaghan Innovation issued an “R&D Project […]