Tagged: terrorism

As US Withdraws from Nuclear Deal, FinCEN Warns of Possible Increase in Iran’s “Illicit” Use of Finance Networks, Including Crypto

The American Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an advisory warning that Iranian state actors may escalate their attempts to move money in and out of the country through “illicit” channels (including cryptocurrencies) once the US completes its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action… Read More

House Financial Services Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on Illicit Use of Cryptocurrencies

The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, has scheduled a hearing on June 20th on the topic of “Illicit Use of Virtual Currency and the Law Enforcement Response.” This is an important topic that impacts all cryptocurrencies so expect wide viewership from… Read More

House Committee Mentions Cryptocurrency Use by Terrorists

The House Financial Services Committee, Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, held a hearing yesterday to analyze strategies to combat financial backing of lone-wolf and small-scale terrorist attacks. As part of the discussion the usage of using cryptocurrencies as a method for transferring funds was addressed…. Read More

Loan to San Bernardino Terrorists Came from Marketplace Lending Platform. What Does this Mean for the Industry?

There was much chatter regarding the origin of the $28,500 transfer into the accounts of Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the San Bernardino terrorist that brutally killed 14 innocent people. It quickly came to light the loan had originated from Prosper, a leading marketplace lending… Read More

Boston Searches for Answers to Bombing, Crowdfunding Comes to Support

As the world watches the events unfolding following the tragic bombing during the Boston Marathon, crowdfunding is kicking in to support, aid or recognize the tragedy created by terrorists. The Boston Marathon is not just a Marathon, it is THE Marathon for many people.  It… Read More

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