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Extradition for crypto money launderer from Greece

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 5, 2022 Alleged Russian Cryptocurrency Money Launderer Extradited to United States Defendant Extradited from Greece to Face Charges Stemming from the Operation of BTC-e, an Illicit Bitcoin Exchange Alleged to Have Received Deposits Valued at Over $4 Billion […]

Crypto launderer extradited from Netherlands

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 17, 2022 Alleged Russian Cryptocurrency Money Launderer Extradited from the Netherlands to the United States PORTLAND, Ore.—An alleged cryptocurrency money launderer was extradited this week from the Netherlands to the United States to face charges in […]

OFSI posts initial crypto regulatory treatment

Publication Type: Letter Category: Capital, Liquidity, Leverage Date: August 18, 2022 Audiences: Banks, T&L, FBBs, L&Fs, and P&C OSFI is issuing the attached advisory, Interim arrangements for the regulatory capital and liquidity treatment of cryptoasset exposures, which aims to ensure that federally regulated financial institutions (FRFIs) apply a conservative treatment and […]

Virtual Currency Mixer Tornado Cash sanctioned by OFAC

OFAC has sanctioned: TORNADO CASH (a.k.a. TORNADO CASH CLASSIC; a.k.a. TORNADO CASH NOVA); Website tornado.cash; Digital Currency Address – ETH 0x8589427373D6D84E98730D7795D8f6f8731FDA16; alt. Digital Currency Address – ETH 0x722122dF12D4e14e13Ac3b6895a86e84145b6967; alt. Digital Currency Address – ETH 0xDD4c48C0B24039969fC16D1cdF626eaB821d3384; alt. Digital Currency Address – ETH 0xd90e2f925DA726b50C4Ed8D0Fb90Ad053324F31b; alt. Digital Currency Address – ETH 0xd96f2B1c14Db8458374d9Aca76E26c3D18364307; alt. […]

EU reaches agreement (maybe) on crypto AML needs

Anti-money laundering: Provisional agreement reached on transparency of crypto asset transfers (EU Notice includes video) The EU is making it more difficult for criminals to misuse crypto currencies for criminal purposes. Negotiators from the Council presidency and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on the proposal updating the […]

I see your indictment… and I raise!

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Hampshire FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Two Keene Residents Charged In Superseding Indictment With Additional Charges Related to Virtual Currency Exchange Business             CONCORD – A federal grand jury returned a 33-count superseding indictment on […]

Sentence in federal prison for crypto laundering

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Texas Man Sentenced in Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Conspiracy TYLER, Texas – An Irving man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a cryptocurrency money laundering conspiracy in the Eastern District […]