Tim Lloyd

Bombshell BBC crypto-extortion report inspires bomb threats in Russia

Timothy Lloyd is a contributing writer for The Block. His work has also been featured in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, InSight Crime and the Wall Street Journal. He is based out of Austin, and he once played the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to a draw in Chess. In the […]
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Dec 2, 2019, 10:52PM UTC

Global Witness urges UK authorities to investigate links between illicit crypto exchanges and Russian security services

Timothy Lloyd is a contributing writer for The Block. His work has also been featured in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, InSight Crime and the Wall Street Journal. He is based out of Austin, and he once played the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to a draw in Chess. Just days […]
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Nov 22, 2019, 5:52PM UTC

A crown jewel for crypto money laundering is emerging, but no one is paying attention

Using a mining pool to clean “dirty” crypto is one of the least popular methods for dark-net-market vendors, according to data from blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis, but it might be one of the most effective for professional crypto launderers.  In a confidential May 2019 compliance report authored by Chainalysis competitor Elliptic and obtained exclusively by […]
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Oct 22, 2019, 4:15PM UTC
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