The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a Moscow-based bank over its role in financing Venezuela’s controversial petro token.
A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
Venezuela has filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, highlighting sanctions against the petro as one issue.
A bill introduced this week in Congress takes a hard line on Iran's efforts to develop its own sovereign cryptocurrency.
Some crypto miners are looking to Iran for its low-cost power – but the path to setting up shop in the country is anything but simple.
An Iranian bitcoin trader added to the U.S. Treasury's OFAC sanctions list last week claims he’s been wrongfully blacklisted.
Recent OFAC actions are just the first step in crypto sanctions enforcement, write attorneys Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky.
New sanctions from the US government are driving Iranian bitcoin users to pursue more secure and private wallet solutions.
For the first time, the U.S. Treasury Department is adding crypto addresses to its list of Specially Designated Nationals.
Turkey's economic crisis looks to have boosted bitcoin's appeal as a safe-haven asset, pushing it to seven-month highs against the lira.