Spanish Police Smash a Bitcoin criminal gang–11 arrested over money laundering (deepd.tw)

The Spanish civil guard police have arrested 11 suspects and launched an investigation of 137 others dedicated to a major operation on money laundering. The alleged Bitcoin criminal gang was smashed for trafficking drugs and laundering money through the use of virtual currencies.
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Bitcoin used to hide Catalonia referendum expenses, Spanish police warn

Did the Catalan government use Bitcoin in an attempt to secretly pay for the October referendum? The judge in charge is looking at how Mr Puigdemont's administration may have funded the referendum at the start of last month despite measures taken by Madrid to freeze funds. The Spanish newspaper …
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Spanish Electricity Giant Endesa is Harnessing Blockchain Tech

Major Spanish energy company Endesa has revealed plans to open a blockchain laboratory in an effort to encourage development of blockchain-based solutions for the energy industry. Endesa, the largest power utility in Spain, has joined the growing number of companies across various industries looking to leverage blockchain technology for industry-specific applications. The electricity provider, through […]

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Six Bitcoin Mines Related to Criminal Ring Seized by Spanish Police

Spanish police have seized six bitcoin mines that were allegedly in use by a criminal network involved in the illegal distribution of pay-TV channels in Spain. A joint investigation by the Spanish National Police and Tax Authorities with the support of Europol and local German police saw the crackdown of a criminal network making proceeds […]

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