Category: fincen




US Resident Operated Illegal Bitcoin Exchange Business – Faces 25 Years in Jail


An Ontario man based in San Bernardino County of the U.S. has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of illegally operating a bitcoin to cash exchange business. According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the man, Hugo Sergio Mejia, 49, operated the unregistered exchange business between May 2018 and September 2020. Accordingly, Mejia […]



Joe Biden Freezes FinCEN’s Crypto Wallet Rulemaking — US Crypto Regulations Under Review


Joe Biden Freezes FinCEN's Crypto Wallet Rulemaking — US Crypto Regulations Under ReviewNew U.S. President Joe Biden has frozen all agency rulemaking, including the proposal by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) relating to cryptocurrency wallets. Biden will appoint someone to “review any new or pending rules,” the White House has announced. FinCEN’s Crypto Wallet Proposal Frozen, Pending Regulatory Review Joe Biden, the 46th president of the […]









FinCEN to Impose New Regulation for Crypto Holdings at Foreign Exchanges


FinCEN to Impose New Regulation for Crypto Holdings at Foreign ExchangesThe Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has announced that it will soon propose new regulation affecting cryptocurrency holdings at foreign exchanges. This proposal is separate from the one FinCEN recently proposed on cryptocurrency wallets. FinCEN’s New Crypto Rules FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, issued a notice on Thursday regarding a […]

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US Treasury Warns of Increasing Ransomware Campaigns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Research Institutions


US Treasury Warns of Increasing Ransomware Campaigns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Research InstitutionsThe U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a warning that alerts financial institutions in the United States about increasing ransomware attacks against coronavirus vaccine research organizations. US Treasury Warns of Ransomware Attacks, Phishing Schemes Targeting Covid-19 Vaccine Research Institutions According to the alert, FinCEN says that fraud, ransomware attacks, and “similar types […]

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