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U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. Treasury Warns DeFi Is Used by North Korea, Scammers to Launder Dirty Money
The department's first analysis of illicit finance risks associated with DeFi recommends the U.S. look at enhancements to its existing anti-money laundering regime.
U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Treasury Undersecretary Nellie Liang (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Top US Treasury Official Says Leaders ‘Actively Evaluating’ Digital Dollar Question
The U.S. government is still weighing whether to start a CBDC, but Treasury Under Secretary Nellie Liang highlights benefits such as reinforcing the dollar’s global role.
Treasury Undersecretary Nellie Liang (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janey Yellen at the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) annual meeting 2022 in Washington D.C. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)
Janet Yellen Stresses Need for Central Bank Digital Currency Work
The U.S. Treasury Secretary also reiterated the need for regulation in light of the recent turmoil in the crypto industry.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janey Yellen at the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) annual meeting 2022 in Washington D.C. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)

Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Crypto Think Tank Coin Center Sues US Treasury Over Tornado Cash Sanctions
Coin Center is backing a second lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury Department, alleging its sanctioning of Tornado Cash overstepped legal bounds.
Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

DEARBORN, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives a speech on the economy at Fords Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on September 8, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Yellen toured the factory, which produces the Ford F-150 Lightning, before her remarks. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
Biden’s Executive Order Produces Few Answers in Crypto Reports From US Treasury
After six months, the federal government’s review of the crypto world hasn’t yet offered a road map for oversight, though it hinted at a federal regulatory structure and empha...
DEARBORN, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives a speech on the economy at Fords Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on September 8, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Yellen toured the factory, which produces the Ford F-150 Lightning, before her remarks. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Consensus Foundations: Ethereum, Consensus 2022 by CoinDesk, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, USA - 11 Jun 2022
Crypto Engineers, Investors Sue US Treasury Over Tornado Cash Sanctions
The Treasury’s sanctions watchdog, OFAC, exceeded its authority in blacklisting smart contract wallets, six plaintiffs allege in a new suit.
Consensus Foundations: Ethereum, Consensus 2022 by CoinDesk, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, USA - 11 Jun 2022

U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for Domestic Finance Nellie Liang is among U.S. officials warning about run risks in stablecoins. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
New Fed Report Repeats Warning About Stablecoin Run Risks as UST Loses Peg
The Federal Reserve's biannual report came out on the same day Terra's dollar-pegged UST stablecoin fell below $0.85.
U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for Domestic Finance Nellie Liang is among U.S. officials warning about run risks in stablecoins. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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US Treasury Department Warns of NFT Risk in Art-Related Money Laundering
High-value art is particularly vulnerable to money laundering. The rapid growth of the NFT market presents new issues, according to a new study.
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