U.S. regulator FinCEN is urging domestic exchanges to prevent Iran from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions.
FinCEN receives more than 1,500 reports every month from financial institutions regarding cryptocurrencies, a top official said Thursday.
A new bill facing the U.S. Congress would have FinCEN more closely examine the cryptocurrency space, according to public documents.
According to a letter released today, FinCEN believes that companies launching token sales qualify as money transmitters, and must register as such.
U.S. Treasury Department Deputy Sigal Mandelker explained how the department would regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in testimony before the Senate.
Cryptocurrency use could give U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions an excuse to crack down on state-legal pot firms, an industry lawyer warns.
A Local Bitcoins seller based in Missouri has plead guilty to running an unlicensed money transmission business.
Bitcoin regulatory expert Jerry Brito recounts the tech's early days in Washington, DC, and the work that went into its successful regulatory debut.
The New York Police Department winning an award from the Financial Crimes Enforcement network after tracing a series of bitcoin transactions.
FinCEN has been working with the IRS to train its examiners on relevant aspects of bitcoin technology.