Brian Nelson

Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury Under Secretary, Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury, at Consensus 2024. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)
U.S. Treasury Isn’t Trying to Ban Crypto Mixers, Top Official Says
FinCEN’s 2023 proposal to require crypto companies to report transactions that involved mixing is about transparency, not banning mixers, said Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury unde...
Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury Under Secretary, Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury, at Consensus 2024. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)

A top official with the U.S. Department of the Treasury confirmed earlier reports that Hamas relied heavily on crypto were faulty. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk.)
U.S. Treasury Debunks Narrative That Hamas Relied on Crypto to Fund Terrorism
The Treasury's top official on terrorism, Brian Nelson, said Hamas and other groups still prefer traditional financing, and crypto isn't figuring into their funding in a big w...
A top official with the U.S. Department of the Treasury confirmed earlier reports that Hamas relied heavily on crypto were faulty. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk.)

Brian Nelson (left) and Elizabeth Rosenberg have been nominated to a pair of financial crime positions within the U.S. Treasury Department.
Treasury Nominees Pledge to Enforce New Crypto Regulations
"I would prioritize implementing pieces" of a new AML law around crypto, Treasury Department nominee Brian Nelson said.
Brian Nelson (left) and Elizabeth Rosenberg have been nominated to a pair of financial crime positions within the U.S. Treasury Department.