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BitPay to Pay $500K to Settle OFAC Sanction Violation Charges
BitPay is accused of facilitating over 2,100 transactions with individuals in sanctioned nations.
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Virgil Griffith Still Doesn’t Know What Exact Crimes He Is Accused of, Attorneys Say
Attorneys for Virgil Griffith want the U.S. government to specify the charges he’s facing rather than a broad claim that he violated U.S. sanctions.
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Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith's Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North Korea
The motion, filed by Brian Klein, claims the indictment of Griffith doesn't "specify any alleged overt facts," and contains no actual allegation of fact.
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OFAC Warns That Firms Helping Victims With Ransomware Payouts Risk Violating Its Rules
If you assist a ransomware victim in paying out to cyber attackers, you could end up facing civil penalties, OFAC says.
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US Sanctions Two Russians Accused of Using Fraud to Steal Millions in Crypto
The pair is accused of having stolen $16.8 million from customers of three different crypto exchanges, including two in the U.S.
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US Treasury Sanctions Russians Using Crypto for Election Interference
The U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Asset Control has added three Russian nationals and a host of cryptocurrency addresses to its sanctions list.
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US Agency Says Chinese Drug Traffickers Used Bitcoin to Launder Proceeds
The U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control has sanctioned four Chinese residents, claiming they helped launder drug proceeds using bitcoin.
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USA v. Virgil Griffith: What We Know (and Don’t) in the Bombshell Crypto Sanctions Case
Prosecutors appear to have a strong case against Virgil Griffith, the ethereum developer charged with conspiring to aid North Korea, legal experts say.
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Bittrex Will Release Frozen Crypto to Former Users in Sanctioned Regimes
Crypto exchange Bittrex is looking to return crypto holdings to customers in sanctioned nations, but there are conditions.
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US Treasury Blacklists Bitcoin, Litecoin Addresses of Chinese 'Drug Kingpins'
The U.S. Treasury's OFAC has put bitcoin and litecoin addresses of three Chinese nationals on its sanctions list, the second time the agency has blacklisted crypto wallets.
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