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The U.S. Justice Department announced a major international cryptocurrency enforcement action at noon ET on Wednesday.

The press conference was led by Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, and other speakers included Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite Jr. of the Justice Department's criminal division, U.S. Attorney Breon Peace of the Eastern District of New York, the FBI's associate deputy director, Brian Turner, and Treasury Department Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo.

UPDATE (Jan. 18, 15:16 UTC): Added details on speakers.

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