Tagged: OFAC sanctions violations

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OFAC and FinCEN Reach Settlement Agreement with Virtual Currency Exchange Bittrex (Part I of II)

Matt Stankiewicz, Partner at The Volkov Law Group, joins us for a posting on sanctions compliance in the cryptocurrency industry.  He can be reached at [email protected]. On October 11, 2022, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) announced settlement agreements with Bittrex, Inc. (“Bittrex”), a cryptocurrency exchange based in Bellevue, WA.  As part of its settlement with OFAC,...