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UK Lawmakers Support Easy Seizure of Crypto Linked to Terrorist Activity
The lower chamber of the U.K.' Parliament had already voted in favor of proposed rules to make it easier for law enforcement to target crypto linked to crime.
UK Parliament (Travelpix Ltd / Gettyimages)

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Crypto-Linked Terror Attacks Probably Quadrupled, UN Official Says: Report
As many as 20% of terror attacks may be financed by crypto, up from 5% a few years ago, said Svetlana Martynova.
CDCROP: United Nations building (Amitoj Singh/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: The house of Parliament and Big Ben as seen from southbank in London (Getty Images)
UK Wants to Make It Easier to Seize Crypto in Terrorism Cases
The government wants to mirror planned changes to the Economic Crime and Transparency bill to enable authorities to swiftly seize crypto assets linked to terrorist activities.
CDCROP: The house of Parliament and Big Ben as seen from southbank in London (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Gavel Justice Law (Shutterstock)
France Orders Jail Time for 2 Men Charged With Funding Terrorism in Syria With Crypto: Report
The amount transferred via crypto by three Islamic extremists is estimated at around $280,000, one news outlet in France reported.
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Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler
State of Crypto: How SEC Chair Gary Gensler Could Differ From Predecessor Jay Clayton
Gary Gensler will testify before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee today for a confirmation hearing on his nomination to lead the SEC.
Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.
Crypto Is Spared Scapegoat Treatment in US Hearing on Terror Financing
Witnesses didn't call for new domestic terror statutes or treat cryptocurrencies as a tool uniquely suited for illicit finance in a U.S. Congressional hearing Thursday.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
US Lawmakers to Examine Crypto's Role in Domestic Terrorism Funding
Witnesses will likely suggest giving FinCEN better tools to watch for illicit financing methods.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)

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US House Subpanel to Look at Crypto as Part of Examination of How Domestic Terrorism Is Funded
The hearing will assess various means of terrorist financing including cryptocurrencies and other funding mechanisms amid the backdrop of what occurred on Jan. 6.
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Janet Yellen
State of Crypto: The US Government Keeps Mentioning Terrorism
Congress is holding a hearing on financing for domestic terrorism this week. What role will bitcoin play?
Janet Yellen

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Crypto Use in Terrorism 'a Growing Problem,' Yellen Says
"I see the promise of these new technologies, but I also see the reality: Cryptocurrencies have been used to launder the profits of online drug traffickers; they’ve been a tool to finance terrorism," Yellen said.
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