Terrorism

Chainalysis Finds Terrorists Are Refining Crypto Financing Operations

A new study by Chainalysis finds that terrorists are refining their financing operations using cryptocurrencies.  Faster and broader funding Earlier…

US Congress Looks at Role of Crypto and Internet in Funding Hate Crimes

The House Financial Services Committee has raised concerns over the use of cryptocurrencies to fund domestic terrorism in the United…

NJ Counterterrorism Chief Warns US Congress: Crypto Is Funding ‘Domestic Extremism’

New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples predicted Wednesday that domestic terrorists will increasingly turn to…

EU Won’t Let Stablecoins Enter Its Market Until Risks Are Addressed

No global stablecoin project will begin operation in the European Union (EU) until the associated risks to monetary sovereignty are…

US Deputy Treasury Secretary: Crypto Raises Questions on Self-Government

The United States Deputy Treasury Secretary argued that decentralized privately-issued digital currencies can shift some functions from the state to…

Do Lawmakers Use AML as an Excuse to Centralize Crypto and Blockchain?

Cryptocurrencies came to life as a counterweight to the global financial restrictions that are powered by banks and regulators through…

FBI: Crypto Is A “Significant Problem That Will Get Bigger And Bigger”

Director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Christopher Wray testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee at a hearing…

Australian Home Affairs Minister Says Terrorists Use Crypto to Obfuscate Crimes

The Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton warned that terrorists are exploiting cryptocurrencies to “fund their deadly missions.” During…

Bad for Business: How KYC/AML Makes Everyone a ‘Terrorist’

Two reports from risk solutions group Lexisnexis assert that anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) policies can negatively…

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