Mixers

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How the Crypto Industry Responded to FinCEN's Proposed Mixer Rule
FinCEN has some concerns about mixers' use in terrorism. Crypto advocates warn its proposed solution may go too far.
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Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)
Tornado Cash Developers Storm, Pertsev Raise Over $350K for Legal Defense With Support From Snowden
Tornado Cash developers Alexey Pertsev, Roman Storm and Roman Semenov face allegations of money laundering.
Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)

The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to tag crypto mixers as a money-laundering concern. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. Treasury Seeks to Name Crypto Mixers as 'Money Laundering Concern'
Under pressure to address reports that Hamas and other terrorist groups are partially funded with crypto, Treasury's FinCEN proposed a rule to categorize mixers as a threat.
The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to tag crypto mixers as a money-laundering concern. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Tor Ekeland, interviewed by The Daily Dot radio's Nicole Powers in 2014.  (Modified by CoinDesk)
Chainalysis Testimony Raises the Question: Do We Know How Well Any Such Software Works?
Chainalysis' head of investigations doesn't seem to have a great understanding of the accuracy of her company's flagship software. She’s not alone.
Tor Ekeland, interviewed by The Daily Dot radio's Nicole Powers in 2014.  (Modified by CoinDesk)

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Germany and U.S. Seize Over $46M Crypto Tied to ChipMixer Investigation
National authorities took down the platform's infrastructure, seizing four servers and 7 terabytes of data.
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Gary Harmon awash in a tub full of money. (U.S District Court for the District of Columbia)
Brother of Criminal Bitcoin Mixing CEO Pleads Guilty to Stealing 712 Bitcoins From IRS
Gary Harmon, brother of Helix CEO Larry Harmon, stole his brother’s forfeited crypto right out from under the IRS’ nose, and spent it extravagantly.
Gary Harmon awash in a tub full of money. (U.S District Court for the District of Columbia)

Organizers are mobilizing the jailed developer's supporters. (Crash71100/Flickr, modified by CoinDesk)
#FreeAlexPertsev: Protests Planned for Amsterdam Following Tornado Cash Developer’s Arrest
Last week’s arrest sparked a public outcry. With a protest on Saturday, a petition seeking his release and legal funds being crowdsourced, the question remains: Should develop...
Organizers are mobilizing the jailed developer's supporters. (Crash71100/Flickr, modified by CoinDesk)

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The Coming Privacy Wars
Whether governments like it or not, demand for privacy is growing – and will perhaps even accelerate the more they try to suppress it.
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Are the US Sanctions on Tornado the Beginning of a War on Privacy?
The U.S. Treasury Department’s OFAC has added Tornado Cash and all associated addresses to the sanctions list.
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