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Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo Points Finger at Crypto and Illicit Activity, Asks Congress for More Power to Address

Yesterday, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo testified before the Senate Banking Committee. In prepared testimony, Adeyemo called out digital assets—or crypto—and stated that bad actors are using these assets for nefarious activities. Adeymo said: “As we take steps to cut terrorist groups and… Read More

Sinbad: Another Crypto Mixer Sanctioned by US Department of Treasury

Mixers, or platforms that seek to cover the tracks of crypto movement, are making news again as the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), has sanctioned Sinbad.io (Sinbad) for helping North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)) in its… Read More

US Department of Treasury to Work with Israel on Ransomware Threat, Partner on Fintech

The US Department of Treasury has announced it will work with Israel in a partnership to combat the threat of ransomware. The two countries also affirmed a commitment to encouraging “robust Fintech innovation,” while also reinforcing the necessity of working together to combat cyber threats…. Read More

Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo Outlines Risks and Concerns Regarding Cryptocurrency

Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo delivered a presentation today at the LINKS Conference by Chainalysis. Adeyemo outlined the risk and concerns that policymakers have when dealing with the burgeoning digital asset or cryptocurrency markets. While voicing his opinion on these risks, Adeyemo did… Read More

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