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Blockchain Association Joins the Fight Against Sanctions on Tornado Cash
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Blockchain Association Joins the Fight Against Sanctions on Tornado Cash

Two crypto advocacy groups recently filed an amicus brief in the case against OFAC’s blacklisting of Tornado Cash calling the action “unlawful”.

June 02, 2023
Poloniex Fined $7.5M for Violations of OFAC Sanctions

Poloniex Fined $7.5M for Violations of OFAC Sanctions

While Poloniex will have to pay a $7.5 million fine, OFAC cited its willingness to cooperate as a major mitigating factor.

May 01, 2023
US Treasury Sanctions Three Individuals for Supporting DPRK’s Lazarus Group

US Treasury Sanctions Three Individuals for Supporting DPRK’s Lazarus Group

OFAC has again expanded its fight against North Korean hackers by sanctioning three individuals that had helped them transfer and launder proceeds from cyber attacks.

April 24, 2023
Tornado Cash Contributor to Launch Sanctions-Complying Mixer, Privacy Pools

Tornado Cash Contributor to Launch Sanctions-Complying Mixer, Privacy Pools

US sanctions killed crypto mixers, or did they just create a new form of crypto mixers?

March 03, 2023
Ransomware Revenue Dropped By 40% in 2022: Here’s Why

Ransomware Revenue Dropped By 40% in 2022: Here’s Why

Ransomware attacks were significantly less lucrative in 2022 compared to the year before.

January 20, 2023