Tag: us treasury

Oct 12 2022

Mango Markets Receives New Ultimatum From Exploiter

Oct 12 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  mango markets news scam us treasury

The hacker says he will send back the stolen MSOL, SOL, and MNGO if Mango Markets agrees to pay back bad debts with USDC from its treasury. The bad trader who recently used a scam to steal $100 million from Solana-based decentralized finance (DeFi) lending protocol called Mango Markets has given the community an ultimatum. […] The post Mango...

Sep 19 2022

Crypto Bad Guys Vs. 150 U.S. Prosecutors – Who Will Win?

The crypto landscape is heating up as the U.S. Department of Justice ramping up its efforts to counteract the risks posed to the American people by the illegal exploitation of digital assets. On Friday, the Department of Justice's Criminal Division announced the launch of its nationwide Digital Asset Coordinator (DAC) network. More than 150 federal prosecutors have been tapped to work within the...

Sep 16 2022

Crypto Addresses Tied To Russian Neo-Nazi Paramilitary Group Added To U.S. Blacklist

Sep 16 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btcusd crypto crypto news ether

Crypto plays a vital role in shaping the modern-day war. It is used to buy weapons and boost the morale of combatants - and in this scenario - mercenaries who are just out there to add to an ongoing bloodshed. On Friday, the United States Treasury Department stated that 22 persons and two businesses with ties to the Russian government had been added...

Sep 14 2022

Tornado Cash: How Americans Can Recover Lost Crypto

Last month, Tornado Cash was added to the Treasury's blacklist of banned items. The Treasury Department said Tuesday that people who live in the United States and have money locked up in Tornado Cash can apply for a license to get their money back.The U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions watchdog, the Office of Foreign Asset Control […] The post...

Aug 27 2022

US Sanctions Limiting Privacy Software Use, Crypto Firms

Earlier this month, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned a ban on Tornado Cash, a crypto privacy tool that mixes funds of different users to hide original source of crypto funds. The authority alleged the mixer firm for helping bad actors to launder more than $7 billion in digital assets since its initiation in 2019. As cryptocurrency has caught hype worldwide, it has also...

Aug 16 2022

Tornado Cash Scores A Powerful Ally, Will The U.S. Revisit Its Ban

Aug 16 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  news regulation news tornado cash us treasury

The recently banned virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash has received a plethora of support from the crypto community....

Aug 09 2022

US Sanctions Virtual Currency Mixer Tornado Cash: What Will Be The Impact of This Crackdown?

In a major move, the US Treasury has sanctioned Tornado Cash, a virtual currency mixer, after news of money laundering of more than $7 billion cost of virtual currency since its foundation in 2019. Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury...

May 07 2022

US Treasury Sanctions the Blender.io Bitcoin Mixer for its Use by the North Korean Hacker Group, Lazarus

Summary: The US Treasury Department has sanctioned a cryptocurrency mixer for the first time Blender.io has been added to the OFAC's SDN list for assisting in illicit transactions that pose a threat to the United States and for aiding the North Korean hacker group, Lazarus, in laundering stolen funds The US Treasury Department has also added four Ethereum addresses linked to the Lazarus...

Nov 02 2021

Oct 19 2021

Breaking: US Treasury Department Says Digital Assets Undermine Sanctions

Oct 19 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  biden adm blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

Cryptocurrencies and digital assets have made great headway this year as institutional giants and countries like El Salvador have adopted Bitcoin and crypto assets in their financial ecosystem. However, this has become increasingly a cause of worry for the Biden administration. The US Treasury Department released a Sanctions review report claiming that digital assets undermine The post Breaking: US Treasury Department Says Digital...

Oct 16 2021

Jul 14 2021

Speculations Indicate Bitcoin To Face Intensified Government Conspired Opposition

Emerging 'conspiracy theories' on possible stiffer conspired hostility on Bitcoin are beginning to be volleyed by crypto experts into their online channels. The alarms raise caution and discomfort over Bitcoin and the ecosystem's future. As suggested by the Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, Meltem Demirors, the...

May 21 2021

Cryptocurrency Is “Here To Stay”

May 21, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Welcome to Unchained Daily ICYMI,...

May 20 2021

US Treasury sets $10K Crypto Limit for Exchanges to Report to IRS

May 20 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

The US Treasury Department today announced a major clampdown on crypto transactions in the US as it set an upper limit of $10,000 to be reported to the Internal Revenue Services (IRS). The department said that the...

Jan 05 2021

OCC Greenlights the Use of Stablecoin by Federal Banks

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), the largest regulator of federal banks in the US on Monday published...

Dec 30 2020

Democracy Demands a Say in the Future of Money

The U.S. Treasury’s decision to impose know-your-customer rules to private cryptocurrency wallets is flawed in more ways than one.

Oct 29 2020

BlackRock Downgrades US Treasuries; What It Means for Bitcoin?

BlackRock downgraded its ratings of the US Treasuries even as the government debt emerged as a haven during this week's stock market sell-off. The world's largest asset manager took the bold call after interpreting a...

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