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En réalité, on ne sait pas exactement qui a cracké #EncroChat. La raison ? La conception du malware étatique est couverte par le secret de la défense nationale
J'avais tweeté dans un premier temps un peu vite que c'était les gendarmes du département Informatique électronique (#INL) qui étaient à l'origine de l'outil exploitant la faille.
Si ce sont bien eux qui ont décortiqué les téléphones EncroChat, le communiqué se garde bien de préciser quel service a développé le malware
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Many have expressed their concerns that the #harmon #helix indictment
(…) suggests that #mixing or #tumbling is now considered illegal. I think this conclusion is overstated and not supported by the indictment at issue Let’s dive in. /1
The indictment itself (…) alleges 3 charges- Conspiracy money laundering, Operating unlicensed money transmission business, and Money transmission without a license. /2 ImageImageImage
The last 2 charges are statutory violations for failing to register his business as a money transmitter under federal and DC district law. We’ve known since Director Blanco’s comments in August 2018 at Block(Legal)Tech that #FinCEN's policy considered businesses that anonymize /3
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Larry Dean Harmon indicted for allegedly running Helix #tumbler used to launder ~311mm of #bitcoin for #alphabay /other dark web markets; 3 counts: conspiracy money laundering, unlicensed money transmitter, violation of DC Money transmission statute; detained to be /1 ImageImage
transferred to DC. Allegedly operated out of San Pedro, Belize, using offshore servers; US got evidence from his unit in Belize in cooperation with Belize Govt; Image
#FinCEN was serious when it gave us all notice they would go after unregistered #mixers/ #tumblers and other anonymizing service providers in its 2019 guidance ImageImage
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In #SDNY #SilkRoad Gary Davis just sentenced to 78 months by Judge Furman, now rush to J. Cote's on #AlphaBay & #DreamMarket
Here before #SDNY Judge Cote, Richard Castro pleading guilty to selling carfentanil over #AlphaBay & #DreamMarket @SDNYLIVE
Meanwhile, "LETTER by USA as to Jeffrey Epstein to Judge Berman from Alison Moe July 25 re: proposed protective order."
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