Mandiant published a report alleging that infamous hackers Evil Corp had started using the LockBit ransomware to avoid sanctions. LockBit is now very mad.
The Flying Fox superyacht was chartered by Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Jake Paul before it was detained in the Dominican Republic this March.
"Issue One: virtual currency is untraceable? WRONG," the judge wrote. "Issue Two: sanctions do not apply to virtual currency? WRONG."
Christopher Emms, charged as a co-conspirator with jailed Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith, is at large.
Virgil Griffith went to the DPRK to talk about crypto. The DOJ said he helped the country learn a new way to bypass sanctions and launder money.
Putin is thought to be hiding his own secret wealth by stashing it away with relatives, a U.S. official said.
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Critics are characterizing the Digital Asset Sanctions Compliance Enhancement Act as unnecessary and overbroad.
Surveillance, sanctions, and address bans have come to the crypto industry. But privacy tech is also alive and well.
It's not just oligarchs like Roman Abramovich who are feeling the pinch – anti-war international students, too.
Rep. Lance Gooden of Texas wants to empower average Americans to seize yachts, jets, penthouses, and other fancy property from sanctioned Russian oligarchs.
Social media is flooded with reports of users in Venezuela not being able to use MetaMask and Infura, and Iranian users being locked out of OpenSea.