Torn by US Sanctions, Tornado Cash Token Tumbles
By / August 12, 2022, 12:56 pm EDT

Tornado Cash’s native token TORN lost 96.9% of its value since its all-time high in February 2021, and at least one developer is now in legal jeopardy

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Netherlands Arrests Suspected Tornado Cash Dev Days After US Sanctions
By / August 12, 2022, 6:21 am EDT

Dutch authorities have arrested a suspected Tornado Cash developer and warned it wouldn’t rule out further arrests

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DYdX Attempts To Spare Users Unfairly Targeted by Tornado Cash Sanctions
By / August 11, 2022, 1:55 pm EDT

The Office of Foreign Asset Control sanctioned Tornado Cash and 45 related Ethereum wallet addresses Monday, prompting exchanges and issuers to begrudgingly comply with laws

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Iran Inks First Import Order Paid With Crypto
By / August 10, 2022, 4:34 am EDT

Iran will commonly use crypto to settle import orders by the end of next month, tweeted the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization

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Tornado Cash Sanctions Expose Potential DeFi Achilles’ Heel
By / August 9, 2022, 7:09 pm EDT

The US blacklisted dozens of Ethereum addresses when it sanctioned Tornado Cash. Can a major DeFi protocol like MakerDAO get caught in the dragnet?

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Treasury’s Tornado Cash Sanctions Have Companies Stepping Back From Users
By / August 8, 2022, 5:54 pm EDT

The Treasury Department alleges North Korea-backed hacking organization Lazarus Group used Tornado Cash to launder more than $455 million in stolen crypto

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US Treasury Sanctions Crypto Mixing Service Tornado Cash
By / August 8, 2022, 10:50 am EDT

In its first on-chain DeFi protocol sanction, the US Treasury Department added Tornado Cash to its blocked list

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Crypto Traders in Iran Skirted Binance Ban Following US Sanctions
By / July 12, 2022, 6:34 am EDT

Traders in sanctioned jurisdictions such as Iran can dodge Binance’s geoblocking with VPNs, noted the exchange’s global head of sanctions

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Cyprus Looks To Become Global Crypto Hub With New Bill
By / June 2, 2022, 4:13 pm EDT

While the US and parts of Europe weigh the role that cryptos might play in aiding Russian sanction evasion, Cyprus is being fully compliant, a government official told Blockworks

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Binance To Tighten KYC and Sanctions Screening To Address Exchange’s ‘Risk’
By / May 26, 2022, 10:26 am EDT

Binance has tapped two firms to help it tackle the potential risk posed by nefarious actors transacting illicitly in crypto

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