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US resident is accused of laundering millions through crypto


The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced the opening of an investigation into Florida resident Aaron Govil. He is accused of laundering $ 7 million through mobile applications under his control. According to the agency, the man, being the CEO and directly the developer of the Teledyne...


Bithumb is stepping up its fight against money laundering


The administration of the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has decided to tighten control over investors as part of a plan to combat money laundering. In particular, the trading platform limited the possibilities of accounts that are registered in those jurisdictions where there are...

Switzerland FINMA rules

New mandatory identification for senders of $1000 in crypto


The Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority has announced new amendments aimed at combating money laundering. Now, when carrying out cryptocurrency transactions on the exchange for an amount of more than a thousand francs (about $1,024), it will be necessary to pass identification, according...

Money laundering

Regulators: Blockchain increases money laundering risks


One of the financial regulators of Switzerland informed the country is “particularly presented” to money laundering dangers given its traditional position as a magnet for the world’s prosperous as well as rising threats from blockchain and banks’ lower gain margins. Finma Chief Executive...

Chainalysis ERC-20 tokens

Chainalysis tracks suspicious transactions on 10 ETH tokens


Chainalysis, an analytic startup, added support for 10 ERC-20 tokens to its solution to counter money laundering using cryptocurrencies. This was reported by The Block. Support added for Maker, Dai, 0x, OmiseGo, Basic Attention Token, and other assets. Chainalysis will also provide its customers...

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