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State of Crypto: How SEC Chair Gary Gensler Could Differ From Predecessor Jay Clayton
Gary Gensler will testify before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee today for a confirmation hearing on his nomination to lead the SEC.
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Crypto Is Spared Scapegoat Treatment in US Hearing on Terror Financing
Witnesses didn't call for new domestic terror statutes or treat cryptocurrencies as a tool uniquely suited for illicit finance in a U.S. Congressional hearing Thursday.
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US Lawmakers to Examine Crypto's Role in Domestic Terrorism Funding
Witnesses will likely suggest giving FinCEN better tools to watch for illicit financing methods.
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US House Subpanel to Look at Crypto as Part of Examination of How Domestic Terrorism Is Funded
The hearing will assess various means of terrorist financing including cryptocurrencies and other funding mechanisms amid the backdrop of what occurred on Jan. 6.
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State of Crypto: The US Government Keeps Mentioning Terrorism
Congress is holding a hearing on financing for domestic terrorism this week. What role will bitcoin play?
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Crypto Use in Terrorism 'a Growing Problem,' Yellen Says
"I see the promise of these new technologies, but I also see the reality: Cryptocurrencies have been used to launder the profits of online drug traffickers; they’ve been a tool to finance terrorism," Yellen said.
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US Prosecutors Seize Bitcoin Allegedly Tied to Al Qaeda, ISIS, Hamas
The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to seize bitcoin from 155 addresses it alleges were used by Al Qaeda to fund terrorism.
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Suspects Detained in Ukraine for Bomb Threats Demanding Bitcoin
Ukraine's security service detained two suspected terrorists who threatened to blow up buildings if they didn't receive bitcoin.
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The Truth About Bitcoin and Hezbollah in Lebanon
Will Hezbollah in Lebanon use bitcoin? The data suggests terror activity is uncommon despite surging crypto popularity across the Middle East.
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NJ Counterterrorism Chief Warns US Congress: Crypto Is Funding 'Domestic Extremism'
New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples predicted Wednesday that domestic terrorists will increasingly turn to bitcoin.
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