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CDCROP: Binance Logo (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Binance Named as Counterparty in FinCEN Order Against Bitzlato
Bitzlato is accused of laundering $700 million by U.S. authorities.
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Crypto Exchange Bittrex to Pay $30M in US Treasury Sanctions Settlement
Crypto exchange Bittrex will pay the U.S. Treasury Department’s sanctions and money laundering watchdogs $30 million to settle allegations it maintained a poor compliance program between 2014 and 2017.
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FinCEN Associate Director Alessio Evangelista. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
US Treasury Official Warns Crypto Industry to Proactively Sanction 'Problematic' Wallets
FinCEN Associate Director Alessio Evangelista said crypto service providers shouldn't wait for the government to designate a wallet if it's being used for illicit activity.
FinCEN Associate Director Alessio Evangelista. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Former FinCEN Director James Freis (left) and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (Dennis Brack/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
MoonPay, Startup Known for Celeb NFT Buys, Adds Obama-Era Money Laundering Watchdog
James Freis ran the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network from 2007 to 2012.
Former FinCEN Director James Freis (left) and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (Dennis Brack/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The Unnoticed OFAC Budget Ask in Last Week's Crypto Congressional Hearing
Whether FinCEN and OFAC have the resources they need to enforce anti-money laundering rules seems very under-discussed.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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FinCEN Chief Digital Currency Adviser Korver Departs for A16z
Michele Korver, who spent less than nine months at FinCEN, will be head of regulatory at A16z.
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Crypto Heavyweights Coinbase, Fidelity and Robinhood Back US Anti-Money Laundering Group
The 18-member Travel Rule Universal Solution Technology (TRUST) initiative addresses AML data sharing requirements prescribed by FinCEN.
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A Crypto Wallet by Any Other Name…
“Unhosted”? “Self-hosted”? “Non-custodial”? What you call a crypto wallet may seem trivial but it has huge stakes for shaping public perception of cryptocurrencies – and, in turn, for regulation.
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Diem May Be Gone, but Its Legacy Lives On
It's still not yet time to lay this much plagued stablecoin project to rest.
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
The Unhosted Crypto Wallet Rule Is Back
The rule was first proposed by a U.S. money-laundering watchdog FinCEN in late 2020.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)