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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is joining the investigation into one of the largest alleged crypto scams of 2020.
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The Department of Justice has seized half a million dollars in crypto from NetWalker, in an operation that also involved Bulgarian authorities.
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Arrested by the FBI earlier today, 24-year-old Spence also faces civil charges of fraud that look to bar him from future trading.
Update: "Coin Signals" trader also faces charges from the CFTC
The trader was both lying to investors and using an unregistered derivatives strategy on BitMEX.
FBI arrests 24-year-old crypto trader for commodities and wire fraud