Tags FinCEN

FinCEN associate director says his agency has its eyes on DeFi projects

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The Ronin Bridge attack has drawn attention to how DeFi projects can be weaponized in national security threats.

FinCEN warns ransomware proceeds could be part of Russia sanctions evasion

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

Treasury is reminding banks and other institutions of "red flags" as they handle cryptocurrency that could potentially be headed to Russia.

US government launches plans to cut cybercriminals off from cryptocurrency

by Tonya Riley • 1 year ago

The State Department is also offering up to $10 million for tips that help track down nation-sponsored hackers who attack critical infrastructure.

Operator of bitcoin 'mixers' that served dark web markets faces $60 million FinCEN penalty

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years ago

It's the first action of its kind by FinCEN, which assessed that the Helix and Coin Ninja services failed to file suspicious activity reports and follow other financial rules.

FinCEN fines BTC-e $110 million for violating anti-money laundering laws

by Ryan Johnston • 5 years ago

The fine comes in the form of a civil money penalty, the first of its kind for foreign-based virtual currency exchangers.