Tagged: Terrorist Financing

Whatever Happened to the Senate Legislation that May Kill Crypto Innovation in the US?

During the summer of 2017, legislation  was introduced into the Senate that had the potential to kill cryptocurrency innovation. The legislation, entitled “Combatting Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017,″ (S.1241) contained very confusing language pertaining to “digital currencies.” Since last year, the bill has been… Read More

UK: Risk of Using Cryptocurrencies in Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Said to be Low but Expected to Grow

“Cybercrime as a Service” is a Growing Problem In the UK, HM Treasury and the Home Office have published a report on money laundering and terrorist financing. As one of the largest economies in the world that is based on global trade and quite open… Read More

Bitcoin Foundation Looks to Block Congressional Action on Cryptocurrencies, Launches Online Petition

The Bitcoin Foundation is looking to stop Congress from including Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in legislation regarding nefarious acts by terrorists organizations and money laundering. Senators Grassley, Feinstein, Cornyn, and Whitehouse, have sponsored legislation entitled, “Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Counterfeiting Act of 2017,” includes a portion that points… Read More

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