Money Laundering

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)
Senator Warren’s Crypto Money Laundering Bill Builds Momentum as More Sign On
Among nine new supporters of the legislative effort to ward off illicit uses of crypto are Democratic chairs of the Homeland Security and Judiciary committees.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)

The UK is Tightening Crypto Rules (Unsplash)
UK ‘Travel Rule’ Won’t Completely Nix Transfers to Noncompliant Places, FCA Says
Companies such as PayPal are already halting their crypto payments services in the U.K. as a result of tighter regulations.
The UK is Tightening Crypto Rules (Unsplash)

The House of Representatives has been making strides in crypto legislating, but pitfalls await. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Don’t Pop the Champagne on U.S. Crypto Bills – Progress in Congress Has Been Costly
Though the industry legislation has reached unprecedented heights, the wins may be too messy to open a path to the finish line this year.
The House of Representatives has been making strides in crypto legislating, but pitfalls await. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Doha, Qatar (Pexels/Pixabay)
Qatar Didn’t Properly Enforce Its Crypto Ban, Global Money Laundering Watchdog Says
The country's central bank should proactively identify and sanction service providers breaching its 2019 prohibition, according to the Financial Action Task Force.
Doha, Qatar (Pexels/Pixabay)

MiCA, the EU's crypto law, has been formally signed. (Swedish government/Twitter)
EU Formally Signs New Crypto Licensing, Money Laundering Rules Into Law
The MiCA law is set to make the bloc the first major jurisdiction with tailored crypto regulations.
MiCA, the EU's crypto law, has been formally signed. (Swedish government/Twitter)

The EU wants to tackle crypto money laundering (Alexa/Pixabay)
EU’s Banking Regulator Highlights AML Risks in Privacy Coins, Self-Hosted Wallets
The European Banking Authority wants to extend money laundering guidance to crypto firms and banks that trade with them
The EU wants to tackle crypto money laundering (Alexa/Pixabay)

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Elizabeth Warren’s Bill Won’t Stop Money Laundering, but It Could Ban Crypto
The Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act that Senators Elizabeth Warren and Roger Marshall are pushing through Congress is the legislative equivalent of a Trojan Horse, wri...
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G7 summit or meeting concept. Row from flags of members of G7 group of seven and list of countries, 3d illustration
G-7 Must Take Charge in Ending 'Lawless' Crypto Space, FATF Chief Says
President of the global financial crimes watchdog, T. Raja Kumar, urged G-7 leaders to "effectively" implement FATF's crypto anti-money laundering norms ahead of their meeting...
G7 summit or meeting concept. Row from flags of members of G7 group of seven and list of countries, 3d illustration

Phishing attack/Shutterstock
Serial Phishing Scammer Uses a Mix of Laundering Techniques, Including Coin Swaps and a Mysterious OTC
Attacker behind a fake HitBTC website might have stolen $15M worth of crypto from multiple scams and phishing attacks.
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Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
Tornado Cash Developer Pertsev Can Be Freed Pending Trial, Dutch Court Rules
Pertsev has been in a Dutch jail since August after U.S. authorities sanctioned the privacy protocol.
Courthouse in ‘S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where Alexey Pertsev was tried (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)