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CDCROP: Hong Kong, China (Chester Ho/Unsplash)
Hong Kong Amends Finance Law to Incorporate Crypto Firms
Virtual asset service providers will be covered by terror financing and anti-money laundering rules as of June 2023.
CDCROP: Hong Kong, China (Chester Ho/Unsplash)

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Crypto-Linked Terror Attacks Probably Quadrupled, UN Official Says: Report
As many as 20% of terror attacks may be financed by crypto, up from 5% a few years ago, said Svetlana Martynova.
CDCROP: United Nations building (Amitoj Singh/CoinDesk)

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CBDCs Can Stop Aid Falling Into Terrorist Hands
Central bank digital currencies, like the digital shekel, can be programmed to stop money reaching the wrong people, says Orbs' co-founder.
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US Sanctions Bitcoin Address Belonging to Suspected Syria-Based Terrorist Fundraiser
According to the US Treasury Department, the suspect solicited donations for a militant group involved in the Syrian civil war.
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Hamas Organizes A Demonstration Supporting Hezbollah
Israeli Seizure Order Shows Hamas Holds USDT, TRX, DOGE
The wallets, 84 in all, show the terrorist group has diversified its holdings far beyond bitcoin.
Hamas Organizes A Demonstration Supporting Hezbollah

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FATF Report on Extreme Right Financing Highlights Cryptocurrency Use
“Some [extreme right-wing] groups have used so called ‘privacy coins,’” the FATF report states.
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52 US Representatives Are Backing a Bill Targeting Hamas Financing
The Hamas International Financing Prevention Act would leverage sanctions against individuals and governments donating to Hamas, including donations made in bitcoin.
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Hamas Sees Surge in Donations Through Bitcoin: Report
An unidentified Hamas official said there has been a "spike" in the past month, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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The Node: Bitcoin, Warts and All
If mass adoption is the aim, we might as well tell the truth about what that world looks like. The whole truth.
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Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.
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.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.