terrorism

Paris
European Union to Crack Down on Bitcoin After Paris Attacks
Countries in the EU are reportedly planning to crack down on virtual currencies such as bitcoin in an attempt to tackle the financing of terrorism.
Paris

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European Commission to Assess Bitcoin's Role in Terrorist Financing
The European Commission said today that it is assessing whether digital currencies like bitcoin fuel terrorist financing and money laundering.
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ISIL
FATF: Virtual Currencies Could Fuel Terrorism Financing
Bitcoin may pose a risk for terrorist financing, according to a new report from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
ISIL

Money Laundering
FATF: Regulate Virtual Currency Exchanges to Counter Crime Risks
Digital currency exchanges and gateways need to be tightly regulated to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, says the latest FATF report.
Money Laundering

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US Treasury: Bitcoin's Use in Funding Terrorism 'Unclear'
A new US Treasury Department study reports that bitcoin could possibly be used to fund terrorism but that the actual risk posed remains uncertain.
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ISIS
Bitcoin Teen Pleads Guilty Over Providing Support to ISIL
A teenager who instructed ISIL (or ISIS) supporters on how to use bitcoin has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support.
ISIS

Ukraine
Ukraine 'to Crackdown on Separatist Bitcoin Accounts'
The Ukrainian government is reportedly planning to block bitcoin accounts used by separatists operating in the regions of Lugansk and Donetsk.
Ukraine

Terrorism
ISIS-Linked Blog: Bitcoin Can Fund Terrorist Movements Worldwide
A blog linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria proposed using bitcoin to fund global jihadist efforts.
Terrorism

terrorism
Department of Defense to Investigate Bitcoin's Terrorism Potential
Bitcoin is one of various modern technologies the DoD is studying over potential security and terrorism threats.
terrorism