Tags Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Treasury fines virtual currency exchange Bittrex for failing to catch ransomware payments

by Tonya Riley

The virtual currency exchange based in Washington state failed to catch more than 100,000 transactions from sanctioned regions.

Treasury updates Lazarus Group sanctions with digital currency address linked to Ronin Bridge hack

by Joe Warminsky

The address received $600 million in Ethereum and other digital currency during the March attack, crypto-tracking company Chainalysis said.

US government sanctions more Ukrainians tied to Biden family smear

by Tim Starks

It's an offensive against affiliates of Andrii Derkach, a member of Ukraine's parliament and a suspected Russian agent.

US advisory meant to clarify ransomware payments only spotlights widespread uncertainty

by Tim Starks

Some worry that OFAC didn't anticipate a bilzzard of potential unindented consequences.

Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky

The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Cloudflare may have provided service to terrorists, drug traffickers in violation of U.S. sanctions

by Jeff Stone

The update to Cloudflare's regulatory filing comes just before the company's IPO on Sept. 13.

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