Hong Kong’s National Security Law Could Threaten Local Crypto Brokerages
The U.S. sanctions on financial institutions in Hong Kong could put the city’s growing crypto brokerage businesses in jeopardy.
The alleged hackers also manipulated NEO's Gas market with a $5 million crypto infusion.
The pair is accused of having stolen $16.8 million from customers of three different crypto exchanges, including two in the U.S.
Iran is regulating bitcoin mining with an iron fist. But as U.S. sanctions and the pandemic put pressure on the economy, Iranians are seriously considering bitcoin as an alternative to the falling rial.
The U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Asset Control has added three Russian nationals and a host of cryptocurrency addresses to its sanctions list.
The U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control has sanctioned four Chinese residents, claiming they helped launder drug proceeds using bitcoin.
The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control has added two individuals and 20 bitcoin addresses to its sanctions list, accusing them of being part of the North Korea-affiliated Lazarus Group.