Browsing the "Money Laundering" Tag

Thailand to Bring Cryptocurrency Under Anti-Money Laundering Rules

| Daniel Palmer

Thailand's anti-money laundering regulator is planning to amend the country's laws to mandate reporting by cryptocurrency exchanges.

Japan Has FATF Green Light to Create ‘SWIFT Network’ for Crypto: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Japan is said to be leading the creation of an international cryptocurrency payments network similar to banking network SWIFT.

UK Announces ‘Dirty Money’ Crackdown, Including Tougher Crypto Regime

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include a new regime for crypto assets.

Malta Needs to Up Its AML Game As Crypto Sector Grows, Says EU

| Daniel Palmer

Malta should increase its anti-money laundering policing to match the growth in financial and crypto services, according to the EU.

Japan Scrutinizing Crypto Exchanges Ahead of G20 Summit

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s financial watchdog is said to be inspecting crypto exchanges over anti-money laundering measures ahead of June's G20 meeting.

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EU Authorities Shut Down Bitcoin Transaction Mixer

| Stan Higgins

A bitcoin transaction mixer has been seized and shut down by authorities in the European Union.

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

| Yogita Khatri

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

| Noelle Acheson

CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at anti-money laundering regulation’s increasing focus on cryptocurrencies, and at the opportunity this presents.

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

| Yogita Khatri

U.S. regulator FinCEN has for the first time penalized a cryptocurrency trader for breaking anti-money laundering rules.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

| Yogita Khatri

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.