Feds Used Reddit Posts to Catch a Fentanyl Vendor (deepd.tw)

On March 20, 2017, Acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of an Alphabay vendor named Fentmaster. For the most part, law enforcement’s investigation followed a standard operation’s trajectory. Save for two distinctions that caught the eyes of the mainstream media and plagues of /r/darknetmarkets readers. First, he set off…

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The Fintech Race Sees the U.S. Playing Catch up to the U.K.

As the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority accepts 24 applicants to take part in its FinTech sandbox, a House bill in the U.S. has been introduced aiming to prevent financial businesses from moving to the U.K. At the British Bankers’ Association conference, Christopher Woolard, director of strategy and competition at the FCA, gave a two-year progress […]

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