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US Sanctions North Korea-Linked Bitcoin Mixer Blender.io
US Sanctions North Korea-Linked Bitcoin Mixer Blender.io
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned North Korea-linked crypto mixing service Blender.io as part of its efforts to ice the flow of...
US Sanctions North Korea-Linked Bitcoin Mixer Blender.io

US Officials Add North Korea-Link Bitcoin Mixer to Sanctions List
US Officials Add North Korea-Link Bitcoin Mixer to Sanctions List
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned North Korea-linked crypto mixing service Blender.io as part of their ongoing efforts to freez...
US Officials Add North Korea-Link Bitcoin Mixer to Sanctions List

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US Officials Add North Korea-Linked Bitcoin Mixer, More BTC and ETH Addresses to Sanctions List
The U.S. Treasury Department is ramping up efforts to ice the flow of stolen crypto from a historic $620 million hack.
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US Treasury Sanctions More North Korea-Linked ETH Wallets Over $600M Ronin Hack
The three new wallets join an Ethereum address added to the sanctions list last week.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Sanctioning an Ether Address Isn't Stopping Transactions
The operators of a crypto wallet added to the U.S. sanctions list continue to offload their funds.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

A BitRiver mining firm (Anna Baydakova for CoinDesk)
BitRiver Calls OFAC Sanctions ‘Unfair’ Anti-Competitive Move to Benefit US Miners
The firm and 10 of its subsidiaries were added to OFAC's list of designated nationals subject to sanctions.
A BitRiver mining firm (Anna Baydakova for CoinDesk)

North Korea’s ‘Lazarus’ Hackers Allegedly Behind Ronin Network Exploit
North Korea’s ‘Lazarus’ Hackers Allegedly Behind Ronin Network Exploit
The U.S. Treasury Department alleged that North Korean state-linked hacking group “Lazarus” is tied to last month’s over $600 million theft from Axie Infinity’s Ronin bridge.
North Korea’s ‘Lazarus’ Hackers Allegedly Behind Ronin Network Exploit

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Sanctioned Crypto Wallet Linked to North Korean Hackers Keeps Laundering
It’s a game of wallet whack-a-mole despite Tornado Cash’s efforts. For now, the hackers appear to be winning.
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US Sanctions Russian Darknet Marketplace Hydra
US Sanctions Russian Darknet Marketplace Hydra
The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Russia-based darknet market Hydra, following Germany’s seizure of $25 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) fro...
US Sanctions Russian Darknet Marketplace Hydra

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US Sanctions Russia’s Hydra Darknet, Adds Over 100 Bitcoin Wallets to OFAC List
The move came alongside action by Germany, which earlier on Tuesday announced the shutdown of Hydra Market and seizure of $25 million in bitcoin.
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